Data Validation Drop Down List

gossv

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Hi,

I have used the above tips and they are wonderful and I now need some formatting advice.

Do you know how to make the cell look like a drop down box rather than an ordinary cell?

When you move the mouse over the cell the drop down arrow appears however I want that arrow to appear no matter where the mouse is - to show all the time? (I am making my report idiot proof!)

Thank you

Ginny
 

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venkat1926

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JUST A GUESS

highlight the validation cell and print screen and paste it in your report.(if the reprot is in WORD or some such application.
 

NBVC

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You could also consider using the Combobox from the Forms toolbar. It will permanently show the drop-down arrow.
 

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