search field within dropdown
I want to auto-populate a field with data from another sheet, but the kicker is the field I want to populate has a dropdown and I want to keep this.
1) The field being populated has a drop down. Normally I would use a simple VLookup to bring the data in, but the dropdown limits this.
2) I want to keep the dropdown. I want to keep the ability for people to change the populated data, but also want to restrict their options.
3) Have very limited experience with Macros (VBA). Is this going to require VBA?
I have column 1 with a dropdown field in a cell, columns to the left have dropdown field names like forumula1, forumula2,forumula3,forumula4
Below are rows with data.
Please see attached file to see what I mean. I tried using hlookup but it does not work.
Does anyone have any idea how to create anything similar to a 'search field?'. This would be a means of right-clicking into a field and entering a word or partial word to search for records meeting that criteria or something better.
Currently, this field stores a variety of search words in the format and for example:
Entering any of these words in that field will return all relevant records but I am not sure this is the best way to do it.
Is it possible to have dropdown list or any other thing which may work like showing alphabetically mating values.
In general excel does not do when blank cell comes in between. I have a master list of customers. In which new addition done frequently.
I need that list to use in everyday data entry jobs.
Sorry if I fails to convey what I want.
I'm using the Data, Data Validation, List option to create a dropdown list in a cell that references a range in my worksheet.
However, the worksheet is very large that populates the dropdown.
Is there a way to filter or dynamically populate the dropdown using a wildcard such as using a function =VLOOKUP("A*", =$J:$J, 1,False) in the Source field to populate the dropdown with just the names that start with "A".
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