I have a spreadsheet with a filtered column where the user selects the month they want to see the data sorted.  There is also a heading on the page that contains the name of the month..but to match what the user has selected from the dropdown menu, they have to type it in manually. Is there a way to insert the month selected from the dropdown menu into the heading?

Many thanks!

I may not be totally understanding the question, but---

If you want the month selected from the drop down list to be inserted in   the heading, you can do it with a formula.  For example

If the month selected from the drop down list is in cell A8, and you want the same month to appear in the heading in cell B3, the formula in cell B3 can be =A8.

Hope this answers.

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Richard Roberts


Can assist you in most areas of Excel, have been working with it for about 15 years in many types of applications, but primarily in financial and accounting applications. I am a CPA and many client or client problems have necessitated the use of excel. I am not an expert in charting, macros, or pivot tables.


Have been working with Excel for about 20 years primarily in accounting and financial areas.

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