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I have a data validation in cell "D2". If I change a validation, then it should automatically delete the contents in the cell "G2". Could you please assist me and provide a macro to do this task.

Thank you.

With Warm Regards,

Hi Jay,

I assume when you refer to "change a validation" you mean change the value in the validated cell.

To have Excel automatically delete the contents of G2 simply insert the following code in the worksheet's event code module:

Private Sub Worksheet_Change(ByVal Target As Range)
  If Target.Address = "$D$2" Then
     Application.EnableEvents = False
     Application.EnableEvents = True
  End If
End Sub

To put this in the worksheet's code module, right-click on the worksheet's tab, select View Code, and paste the code into the Code pane that appears.

If I have misinterpreted your question please do not hesitate to follow up.


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Damon Ostrander


I have extensive experience with VBA programming in Excel 5 through Excel 2013. As a former aerospace engineer with a large aerospace corporation and consultant in a small defense technology services company, I have developed a wide range of applications in VBA, including simulations involving mixed-language programming, satellite orbit mechanics, graphics and animation, and real-time applications. I am interested in moderate to hard VBA-related questions only.


I have developed and taught several courses in Excel VBA programming and also VBA programming in Office 97, 2000, and 2007. I have developed a number of large technical applications in Excel VBA for use within the aerospace industry.

B.S. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of California, Berkeley.

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