Drop Down Menu problem

bullcreel

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I have a couple of drop-down menus that work perfectly on two of my computers. However, when I send it to a friend, the drop-down menus dont show up on his computer. Any suggestions?
 

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kweaver

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Your friend might check to see if the "source" has changed.
 

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Data --> Data Validation and check the source reference as shown below.

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In my example, there is no source because I just did a mock-up of the dropdown.
The file you and your friend have should have a source to reference the LIST that is being used.

If this originally worked for you, check the source on your dropdown and then check the same on your friend's.
 

bullcreel

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The source is there for me and works perfectly. However, when i sent it to my friend the source was not there. I have the source set up under "Name Manager"
 

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In my example, there is no source because I just did a mock-up of the dropdown.
The file you and your friend have should have a source to reference the LIST that is being used.
 

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The source on your friend's computer needs to point to the cells that have the items used in the dropdown.
 
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