Trigger a macro

Colleen45

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How would I get Excel to run a simple macro if certain names from a drop down list (H6) are selected?
 

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How many names are in the list to allow the macro to work,

you could use a change event macro with select case "joe", "Fred" etc
with case else exiting sub
 
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Try this: right click the sheet tab, select View Code and paste in

Code:
Private Sub Worksheet_Change(ByVal Target As Range)
If Target.Address(False, False) = "H6" Then
    Select Case Target.Value
        Case "Colleen", "Fred", "Anna": Call Mymacro
    End Select
End If
End Sub

Change the names and the name of the macro to suit.
 
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Hi Peter, This looks like it could work, however I'm not at the office right now, I will try this tomorrow, also it looks straight fwd enough to be able add or subtract "the selected names)
PS, The simple macro is to simplyto unhide 3 rows, whenever 1 of certain names are selected from a drop down list. But that's pretty simple and easy enough to do.
Thank so much for your help
 
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