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I've been asked to change an old Excel spreadsheet I made, but I can't for the life of me find where the list of values for this dropdown are stored:

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I've tried Right-click > Pick from dropdown list but the list is empty.

I've copied the cell to a new Excel sheet and uploaded it to Dropbox.

How can I edit the values?

If I can copy just the single cell to a new Excel file, the values have to be stored within the cell somewhere, not in a hidden sheet etc.

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This is done with Data Validation.

Select the cell. Go to the Ribbon. Data -> Data Validation -> Data Validation.... You'll see the list of values typed in manually.

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Perfect answer, thanks!! –  Danny Beckett Mar 2 '13 at 21:59
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