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Posted by Tanya on December 07, 2001 3:06 PM

I have a log setup that utilizes codes in 1 column. Is there a way to be able to look up the codes so that I can have some consistency? Currently the codes are in a legend on the worksheet, but not everyone is looking at the legend for the proper codes. I was wondering if there was an easy way to look up this field for every entry (row). If not, I may switch the log to Access.

Thanks in advance.


Posted by bob umlas on December 07, 2001 10:19 PM


Not sure what a "log setup" is, but you can take advantage of the VLOOKUP formula.
HTH

Posted by Ivan F Moala on December 08, 2001 2:44 AM

If I understand you correctly then have a look
@ online help for Data Validation.
This should limit the users selection to your
code field.


HTH

Ivan