Excel/mac 2011 decreasing list VBA
I'm trying to write a VBA code for a validation list in excel 2011 for mac that removes an item in the list once it been selected so it cannot be selected in 2 cells at once. I'm new to VBA and I found a code online for this exact function but it wont work and I cant troubleshoot it. Can you tell me where my error is? This is the code I used:
Private Sub Worksheet_Change(ByVal Target As Range)
Dim strVal As String
Dim strEntry As String
On Error Resume Next
strVal = Target.Validation.Formula1
If Not strVal = vbNullString Then
strEntry = Target
Application.EnableEvents = False
.Replace What:=strEntry, Replacement:="", _
LookAt:=xlWhole, SearchOrder:=xlByRows, MatchCase:=False
.Sort Key1:=.Range("A1"), Order1:=xlAscending, Header:=xlNo, _
OrderCustom:=1, MatchCase:=False, Orientation:=xlTopToBottom
.Range("A1", .Range("A65536").End(xlUp)).Name = "Mylist"
Application.EnableEvents = True
On Error GoTo 0
I followed the directions(http://sourcedaddy.com/ms-excel/provide-decreasing-data-validation-lists.html
) that accompanied the formula but nothing changed, the list works but the items don't disappear once selected.
The code works perfectly on my computer, so I'm pretty sure I know what the problem is. I have a PC. The VBA code has probably been written for the PC. You have a Mac - Mac Excel 2011 does not support scripting runtime objects, you have to create your own classes.
You can create your own Module and build your own classes. Unfortunately, although I understand the problem I can't help with the solution. If you don't know how to do build a Class file, that's OK - there are a number of examples and class library texts (too large to replicate here) that you can find.
Wish I could be more help - Andrea
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