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Drop down boxes


Posted by Dan on September 13, 2001 3:56 AM

Is there any way that when you move over or click on a certain cell that you can get a pop up or drop down box to apear with more information that you have put in and when you go of the cell it disapears. Can you do this so that the origanal sheet stays the same and the box apears on top but not covering the whole sheet. your help would be most helpful.


Posted by Robb on September 13, 2001 5:39 AM

Dan

It depends what you really want.

Have you tried adding cell comments. To do this:

- right click on the cell
-select "Insert Comment"
-Type your comment/info
-click somewhere else to close the comment box

Now, when you move the pointer over the cell, the comment will appear.

Does this help?

Regards

Posted by Juan Pablo on September 13, 2001 6:58 AM

Try also Data - Validation - Input Message. That way when the user selects the cell, a message will appear.

Posted by Cheers Robb me old mucker Taley HO on September 13, 2001 7:07 AM

Posted by Thank you kind sir your help was much apreciated on September 13, 2001 7:09 AM