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Good Morning Mr. Resnick,
Would you be able to provide an example of how to do this in VBA?
Col A and Col B both have dropdown menus for either “Yes” or “No”.  Can it be coded so that if “Yes” is selected in a cell Col A the associated cell Col B is automatically populated to “Yes”?  But if Col A is “No” or left blank then the dropdown in Col B will still work?
Thank You,
Chad E Carpenter

Answer
Private Sub Worksheet_Change(ByVal Target As Range)
   Dim rngChanged As Range, cellChange As Range
   Set rngChanged = Intersect(Target, Range("a1").EntireColumn)
   If rngChanged Is Nothing Then Exit Sub
   Application.EnableEvents = False
   For Each cellChange In rngChanged.Cells
       If LCase(cellChange.Formula) = "yes" Then
         cellChange.Offset(0, 1).Value = "yes"
       End If
   Next cellChange
   Application.EnableEvents = True
End Sub
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I can answer questions relating to MS Excel formulas, or to programming with vba (Visual Basic for Applications) in the Excel environment. Please follow the following guidelines: your question should focus on one specific issue you want to learn. It's beyond the scope of this free service for me to create entire projects or complex vba solutions for you from scratch. You should be able to do most of the work yourself, and come here when you need help with a specific point you're stuck on. ALWAYS include a simple, concrete example illustrating what you want to learn. Explain this example in detail in the text of your question (what data is in which cells of which sheets, etc). Be very precise about the results you want, using this sample to make the logic clear. Always keep these examples SIMPLE. Never e.g. use 18 worksheets in your example if using 2 or 3 will do. Never use ranges like AI567:BB865 if using a range like A1:B3 will do. Thanks.

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As a consultant, I've designed Excel tools since the 90s, working for the Federal Reserve Bank, AT&T, and (currently) Gap Inc.

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