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How To Create A Drop Down List In Excel

To create a drop-down list in Excel, follow these steps:

  1. Enter the list of items that you want to include in the drop-down list in a separate column or row on the worksheet.

  2. Click on the cell where you want the drop-down list to appear.

  3. Click on the "Data" tab in the ribbon menu.

  4. Click on the "Data Validation" button in the "Data Tools" group.

  5. In the "Data Validation" dialog box, click on the "Settings" tab.

  6. In the "Allow" box, select "List".

  7. In the "Source" box, select the range of cells that contains the list of items.

  8. Click "OK" to close the "Data Validation" dialog box.

  9. The drop-down arrow will now appear in the cell you selected. Click on the arrow to display the list of items.

Note that you can also edit or add items to the list by modifying the original list of items in the separate column or row. The changes will automatically be reflected in the drop-down list.

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