how to create a drop down menu in excel 2010

How to create a drop down menu in Excel 2010
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This guide is part of the Microsoft Excel 2010 series

Guides in this series:

1. Add a print button to the tool bar in excel 2010
2. Create a bar graph in Excel 2010
3. How to add a background image to excel 2010
4. How to add a column to a spreadsheet in excel 2010
5. How to add a URL to Excel 2010
6. How to adjust the print layout in Excel 2010
7. How to auto fit column width in excel 2010
8. How to convert a column into a row in Excel 2010
9. How to convert excel 2010 to PDF
10. How to create a dashboard in Excel 2010




Make: Microsoft

Model / Product: Excel

Version: 2010

Objective / Info: Learn how to create a drop down menu in Excel 2010. In this guide, we are using a spreadsheet with existing data but these steps should work in a blank spreadsheet as long as you add the data.


1
Open Excel by double left clicking the icon on the desktop or start menu or open the document that you want to work on.

2
Click on the cell where you want to place the drop down menu.
  Note : In this example, we are going to keep cell A1 and use the data in cells A2-A6 as drop down options so we select A2.

3
Select the "Data" tab from the menu bar.
4
Click the "Data Validation" button.

5
Select "List" from the "Allow" drop down field.
6
Left click on the "Source" field.
7
Click and drag across the cells that you wan to include in your drop down list.
  Note : The source fields are the cells that contain the options that you want to appear in your drop down list. These cells can be located anywhere in your worksheet or workbook.

8
Click the "Ok" button when you are finished making your selection.
9
At this point you can click the cell and you should see a drop down list containing the data you selected.
10
This task should be complete. Review the steps if you had any issues and try again.Submit questions or request for more guides in the questions section below.

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