Autocomplete list

s412c577

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Hey all!

I'm fairly new to excel and need some help. In one column I want to create an autocompleting list that has about 5 options, the user can then hit enter, then go to the cell below it. I've tried a dropdown list using the data validation tool as well as creating a combo box. However, I am not getting the results I want. Please help!!!!
 

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Akuini

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@s412c577, welcome to the Forum.
In one column I want to create an autocompleting list that has about 5 options
If it just 5 items why do you need autocomplete feature? Usually you need autocomplete if you have a long list.

Anyway, I created an add-in called “Search deList”, and I shared it as a freeware.
Its function is to speed up searching in data validation list. In any cell that has data validation (with List type) pressing ALT+RIGHT will open a Userform with a combobox. You can type multiple keywords (separated by a space) in the combobox and the list will be narrowed down as you type.
I posted the add-in in this thread link
 

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