Excel/Vlookup with dependant results
I am working with a very large spreadsheet (A3:AG59) that contains text data. I have "activities" listed as column headings, and the rows contain the "aspects" for each activity.
I would like to create a drop down list for the activities, and have the "aspects" populate automatically; allowing users to bring up only the information they need, rather than trawling through the spreadsheet.
On 6/25/2008, Bill Hermanson answered a similar question on All Experts, however, I need a more step by step response.
Debra Dalgleish has a web page with step by step detailed instructions:
Dependent lists - data validation
that is going to be much more comprehensive than anything that could be written here in a short time.
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