So the header row had it’s own built in sorting/filtering dropdowns that the code may be messing with?? Thanks again. so in the excel sheet we have now 2 columns where they have drop down list. Greatly appreciative of the help. So i follow the above given steps again still its not working. The additional tutorial above Creating Multiple Drop-down Lists in Excel without Repetition removes but its multiple cells. Before you start using this code in excel, you need to put it in the back-end, such that it gets fired whenever there is any change in the drop-down selection. Thanks, Yes this should do it. Thank you so much for providing this service! thank you so much! The above result shows the same agent_code, ord_amount and cust_code appears more than once in theorders table. I am also looking for an answer to this problem! Problem: I have a excel file that i must send to many of my colleagues, my question is, how can i send it with the code so they wont have to paste it in VBA? How do you deselect an item? I’ve tried& it doesn’t work. First off, many thanks for the code, it made my research that much easier! Have you ever seen this? I have managed to get each selection to be on a separate line within the same cell, however when using that cell to place on another sheet within the same workbook the two are pushed together again. When you apply the Filter function, after filtering one column, the next columns will be only filtered based on the result of the previous filtered column. TIA. Normally, in Excel, you can quickly filter rows with only one color, but, have you ever considered filtering rows with multiple colors at the same time? I was just wondering whether this will be compatible when computing statistical analysis in Studio R; can I conduct tests on excel cells with multiple items? As the code stands, the only way to do this is to delete the cell’s contents and retype it in the new column, which is not ideal. I have a separate count section that every time I select “white” in a column, it will then count those occurrences in another section. Thank you. Appreciate any help!! Hi Sumit, This worked great thanks, this question leads on from what I have now achieved with this code. Need 2 multi pick list in same sheet how to use this code? Hi Sumit .. When making multiple selections, how do you then delete a selection you may have accidentally clicked? Thanks in advance for your help. This is great. However, once I insert your code into the box, nothing is happening. I entered the VIB Code, but it doesn’t work. I have created the list on Sheet 2 A2:A27 and the drop down box I need populated are on Sheet 1 C10 &D10 which is a merged cell. Thank you so much for this. I can remove any item what I want. Your posts have got me out of sticky situations more than once! One question- how would i modify this to do multi-selects in multiple columns? Is there a way to deselect something from the list if it was clicked by accident? Hi, I was able to get the code to work, but when an email marco was attached to the spreadsheet it quit working. My teammates running this on Mac face problem where the highlighted value from the list gets added if one wishes to abort by pressing ESC. Thank you! After starting the spreadsheet again, the functionality fails. Try deleting all the selected items and then add them again. can you elaborate on why this would happen? Help appreciated please. Do we have to save the file in a macro-enabled template? So I figured this out now – I just needed to replace 3 with 16. Thanks! Table1[column1]? Sumit – thanks for putting this up, this was exactly what I was looking for. Hi Joe & Sumit, were you able to finally get rid of the yellow triangle with an exclamation on the top left corner of the cell? I inserted the code so that the checklist would appear in every cell in column E but it didn’t work. After the error it highlights the “.Column” portion of the first “If Target.Column” instance. The line in my last comment specifies two target address which would enable both the drop downs in the these cells to have multiple selection functionality, Hi. I however found it funny that soon after protecting the sheet this function ceased working and went back to default of selecting just one item. It changed my date format. For example I select one, two from drop down list. Help…saved as .XLSX format but when I save, close and reopen the coding is gone! How can I do for multiple drop down lists for each cells in the same column? Hi Sumit, This has been extremely helpful, thank you! I would however like to have the multiple selections I make from the Drop Down List I created in in Column 3-Row 5, to be displayed down in Column 2- Rows 5 thru 10 instead of side by side in the same cell separated by a comma…I can’t seem to find an example of the VBA Code I could use to accomplish this…Can you please provide an example for this scenario? Actually I just removed the error alert and I was able to add more choices to the end but it repeats the choices I made using the code. thanks in advance. To check the items one by one into the long Filter list box may not be the best way for filtering. In Excel, the Advanced Filter function can help you to filter multiple values in a column quickly and easily. Your help would be appreciated and I am generally useless at VBA, but your info and tutorials have been super helpful. You paste the code in your file and save it with .xls or .xlsm format. How is that possible? 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Thank you Sumit Bansal. End If Truly awesome. Where multi selection is made the filter cannot since there is no exact representative value in the data (e.g. I essentially need to copy the drop down to that many, and allow for selection as I go through the line items. Hi – you need to replace H with the number of the column which in this case is 8. It worked fine for me. I plug in the VBA code and changed it to If Target.Column = H, but it does not work. is it possible to do any data validation from the multiple selection drop downs ? Thanks you. Thank you for your great assistance in multiple selection drop down list through a VBA code. Sheet 1 – created drop down list and targetted information in Sheet 2. You’re amazing ! How could you finish this job quickly as you need? Thank you so, so, so much! I am using this code to make a rudimentary form, so I want to protect the other cells from editing. You will have to change the line Target.Address = “$C$2” to make it work for your cell. 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