Drop down list

Folks,
Another senior moment for me. Using Excel 2016 I have a column labeled Recruiter or Hiring Manager. When I get to that column I would like to select either Recruiter or Hiring Manager and place my selected item in that cell so I know if I'm talking to a recruiter or hiring manager
Frank FreeseAsked:
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Roy CoxGroup Finance ManagerCommented:
Use Data Validation as explained here
Frank FreeseAuthor Commented:
Remember there are 2 options: Recruiter or Hiring Manager. I did not see how data validation would work. For example, if it was a Recruiter I only want to see Recruiter not Recruiter or Manager
Frank FreeseAuthor Commented:
I was wondering about using Conditional Formatting with a special rule but I can't seem to get there, as an alternative
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Subodh Tiwari (Neeraj)Excel & VBA ExpertCommented:
You can setup a Data Validation List in the target column.
In the attached, I have created a data validation list in column B. I created in cell B2 and then copied it down to B20 so that each cell in the range B2:B20 has a drop down list for you to select either Recruiter or Manager.

To create that data validation list, follow the steps shown in the image below...

DataValidationList.jpg
If that's not what you are trying to achieve, please upload a sample workbook with the desired output mocked up manually so that we can visualize your requirement.
DataValidationList.xlsx

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Frank FreeseAuthor Commented:
Subodh,
That's it! I couldn't get my mind around my objective was my problem.
Roy, thanks for your input
Subodh Tiwari (Neeraj)Excel & VBA ExpertCommented:
You're welcome Frank! Glad it worked as desired.
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