searchable dropdown not working when sheet is protected

nihad

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Office Version
  1. 365
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  1. Windows
Hi all

I have a searchable dropdown menu, using Filter function, but when I protect the worksheet the searchable dropdown arrow button stops working if I type something to search in the dropdown

is there away around this?

Many thanks
 

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Which lookup functions find a value equal or greater than the lookup value?
MATCH uses -1 to find larger value (lookup table must be sorted ZA). XLOOKUP uses 1 to find values greater and does not need to be sorted.

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