List from Data Validation

Pauljj

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Is it possible to Index a range from a sheet NOT on the workbook, you are to use the drop down list on ??
 

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Oaktree

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Yes, if you use named ranges.

Define a named range to refer to '[other workbook.xls]sheet name'!range

and use that named range as the source for your data validation list.
 

Pauljj

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Thanks for your reply, when I try this it says it cannot use references to other worksheets or workbooks for Data Validation Criteria ??
 

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