# Dependant list kind of thing

#### Mikiboy

##### New Member
Hello, I came here to ask for help about a list problem.

I made a list in a sheet which we can say is called Dashboard.

Then in another sheet which we can say is called Costs.

In Dashboard there is this

1 2 3 4 5
1 Food Costs

2 LIST

3 LIST

Imagine the LISTs are list options.

And in Income there is this

A B C
1 Food Prices Wanted?

2 Cake £3.50 No

3 Pie £1.50 Yes

4 Tart £0.50 Yes

I want the list in Dashboard to only show the options in Income that have Yes under the wanted column and not the options that have No.

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#### Andrew Poulsom

##### MrExcel MVP
Welcome to MrExcel.

Please post your real data instead of pseudo data. That way you are more likely to get an immediate solution rather than a protracted solution because your problem hasn't been fully understood.

#### Mikiboy

##### New Member
I can't exactly do that as I don't have Excel at home and this is for a school project thing. My apologies.

#### Andrew Poulsom

##### MrExcel MVP
Well, try to remember what data you have and post that. And please use letters for columns and numbers for rows rather than vice versa.

#### Mikiboy

##### New Member
I edited the data slightly. But that's all I can really remember. Please tell me if I can add anything more to tell you.

#### Andrew Poulsom

##### MrExcel MVP
On sheet Income enter this formula in D2 and copy down:

=IF(COUNTIF(C\$2:C2,"Yes")>=1,ROWS(D\$2:D2),"")

Enter this formula in E2 and copy down:

=IF(ROWS(A\$2:A2)>COUNTIF(C\$2:C\$4,"Yes"),"",INDEX(A\$2:A\$6,SMALL(D\$2:D\$4,ROWS(D\$2:D2))))

Define the name List that refers to:

=OFFSET(Income!\$E\$2,0,0,COUNTA(Income!\$E\$2:\$E\$4)-COUNTBLANK(Income!\$E\$2:\$E\$4),1)

Then on sheet Dashboard use Data Validation with Allow List and Source =List.

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