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I want to have the data validation of a cell (B9) set to a list of values but only to include the cells B7,B11,B15,B19 from a different sheet. I do not want the gap values to appear.

Note also, the cells B7,B11,B15,B19 contain formulas hence the list should contain the up to date fromula values.

Any Ideas?

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Say we want to use the values from a worksheetsheet called other.

Pick a cell, say D1,and enter:

=other!B7
=other!B11
=other!B15
=other!B19

into it and the cells below it. Then apply DV using the little list in D1 through D4:

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This method allows you to pick values from various disjoint sources.

  • Thank you. Will this list automatically update when the values of B7,B11,B15,B19 change? – Emily G Jun 29 '17 at 10:06
  • @EmilyG ......yes............... – Gary's Student Jun 29 '17 at 11:43
  • thank you. could you consider my next question for me if you have time: superuser.com/questions/1223996/… – Emily G Jun 29 '17 at 11:53
  • @EmilyG I will look later – Gary's Student Jun 29 '17 at 11:54

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