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Questions tagged [google-sheets-data-validation]

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How can we make a field (Cell) value mandatory if another field (cell) have specific value, while submitting the data?

I am developing a small attendance app in Google Sheets. Each day after choosing their name or team, the supervisor will see a list of their employees to update their attendance status. The list will ...
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Using a checkbox to auto-populate a row on another sheet

I have this spreadsheet which is used for receiving and recording work. SST responses sheet is where people submit requests, Workload is where we record all work. I'm wanting it so that when someone ...
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Data Validation in Google Sheets Using Multiple Criteria

I have a column with text in the format: [text:more text/numbers] I want to ensure whatever is entered into the cell conforms to this syntax, or at least as much of it as possible. text is always 5 ...
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Validation of cell values

I have a problem (like everyone here, obviosly). In the sheet in the column E from row 2 (row 1 is the heading) I have to choose some text: Text1, Text2... Depending on the choice of value (it should ...
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Data validation choices triggering formulas in other cells

I'm trying to create a dynamic supplies cost list to help calculate the costs of our recipes whenever we switch suppliers. The idea is to enter the unit price (say of oil - see screenshot), then use a ...
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Google Sheets Circular Dropdown Dependency

Suppose we have 2 columns Id & Name which contained in sheet1. Now in sheet2 have dropdown for Id & Name which user can select and it Lookup value for each other (select Id from dropdown, Name ...
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Drop-down list from cell formula (not data validation)

I am trying to make a triplet dependent drop-list. The first is a typical drop down but the next two are dynamic. Since you cannot enter a formula into the data validation criteria, how can you ...
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Named range in Data validation

I am having trouble getting a named range to work in the data-validation criteria selection. Given that my named range is "ContactRecord" and the rangeid=1234567890, in the data-validation criteria ...
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Is there a way to display named ranges with a space?

Sample spreadsheet here. In the spreadsheet, there is a dependent drop-down list in the first column, which automatically populates a data validation for the second column using the named range from ...
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View all validation rules

I've just created Data Validation for the named range. How can I edit the validation? I tried to click Data Validation... on the range, but there is a new validation rule, but not existing for the ...
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Protect spreadsheet against duplicate data and sheet addition/deletion

There are some people that love to troll and spam my Google spreadsheet with useless info. Google Sheet lacks granular permission restriction. I need to prevent duplicate data from being submitted. I ...
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If checked, add row to data chart?

Basically, I have been working on some automated solutions to show the date and data for the most recent 4 weeks on this data sheet. There are still some bugs to work out, but the last thing I need to ...
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How to combine FILTER with TRANSPOSE in data validation custom formula

Cells A2, C2, and E2 contain the data I want to make my custom list for data validation. Cells B2 and D2 have data I don't want in the list (just text - "vs" - in them). So, I'm trying to use the ...
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How can you find or highlight all cells having validation in Google Sheets?

My spreadsheet has several cells that have had validation applied to them, but it would be nice to recheck them or switch the validation to a complimentary cell. After searching on Google and looking ...