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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!
//b

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Bill
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.

Richard
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