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Data Validation Microsoft Excel 2013 Tutorial - How to Restrict Entering Data in a Cell

In this tutorial we will have a look at a common problem and its solution. Sometimes you may want users to enter a desired value in an Excel cell. For example, you may want a user to enter numeric values, not letters. What do you do? Here we will solve that problem with the Data Validation in Excel 2013. You can create certain types of checks with the data validation feature.

Example

In our example we will restrict users to enter values for whole number between 0 and 10 in a certain cell.

Step 1: Select any cell you want to put a check on, in our example we have selected cell B2.

Excel Data Validation Tutorial Excel 2013


Step 2: After selecting the cell of your choice, go to the ribbon on top and click on the DATA Tab. You will see the Data Validation option there.

Excel Data Validation Tutorial Excel 2013


Step 3: After clicking on the Data Validation option, you will see that a dialogue box is opened. There are some options like Settings, Validation criteria, input message, and error alert. You have to select the Setting tab.

Excel Data Validation Tutorial Excel 2013


Step 4: There is a dropdown list of Allow, select your validation criteria from that, we will select whole numbers.

Excel Data Validation Tutorial Excel 2013


Step 5: After selecting you will see another option “Data” under this dropdown that is enabled. Now select a number in-between the numbers you want to restrict. There are several other options like not between, equal to and others available. But we need to choose “between”. Then select minimum and maximum range.

Excel Data Validation Tutorial Excel 2013
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Step 6: Then click on input message tabs then enter the message you want to show to the user after they enter the wrong input.

Excel Data Validation Tutorial Excel 2013


Step 7: After entering the input message and title then click on Error Alert tab and select the style of the icon on the error dialogue box. Enter title of error and message for user.

Excel Data Validation Tutorial Excel 2013


Step 8: After all these, click on the OK button to apply validation on your selected cells.

Step 9: After applying you will see that a message is showing after clicking on cell on which we applied data validation.

Excel Data Validation Tutorial Excel 2013


Step 10: Now we will try to enter data that is not considered valid data for this cell such as “abc” which is not a whole number.

Excel Data Validation Tutorial Excel 2013


Step 11: After entering the wrong input you will see an error message with the message we set before while applying data validation to this cell.

Step 12: To remove this Data validation from this cell or any cell, select that cell and go to ribbon click on the DATA Tab and click on Data Validation, a dialogue box as before will open.

Excel Data Validation Tutorial Excel 2013


Step 13: Click on clear all and you will see validation is no more applied on that cell, Click OK button.

Excel Data Validation Tutorial Excel 2013





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