Mirror drop down list

Sylly

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  1. 2010
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  1. Windows
I have a problem, want to mirror a drop down list on 2 sheets so that when one or other is changed they both change to that same value
I have created the first drop down list using DATA VALIDATION from a table on another sheet.
I have then gone on to my second sheet where I want the mirrored drop down list to be and gone into DATA VALIDATION
LIST and then =INDIRECT and navigated to the sheet with the original drop down list on but it just wont let me select the cell
containing that drop down list.

Does anybody have a solution for me.
I have named the cell range for the original drop down list too but this also does not work

Please help

Many thanks
Sylly
 

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Fluff

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You would only be able to do that with VBA. Is that an option?
 

Sylly

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I have tried this with VBA but it sends into a feedback loop. Because there is a Private Sub on both the pages that contain the drop down lists and the macro it triggers
copies the contents of the drop down list that has just been changed into the other drop down list, however that then triggers the same macro in reverse and then it loops endlessly. I also have about 10 drop down lists mirrored on both pages that need to change when the other changes.

This is a bit of a problem that I need to solve fairly urgently.

Below is the code I am using on one of the pages, the same code triggering MACRO_2_TEST etc is on the other page with
the reverse copy in it.


VBA Code:
Private Sub Worksheet_Change (ByVal Target As Range)

    
    Select Case Target.Address
        Case Is = "$A$1"
            Select Case Target.Value
                Case "UK": MACRO_1_TEST
                Case "France": MACRO_1_TEST
                Case "Spain": MACRO_1_TEST
            End Select
        Case Is = "$A$4"
            Select Case Target.Value
                Case "YES": MACRO_1_1_TEST
                Case "NO": MACRO_1_1_TEST
                Case "MAYBE": MACRO_1_1_TEST
            End Select
    End Select

End Sub


Thanks
Sylly
 

Fluff

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What is the name of the other sheet?
 

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