In Excel 2010: Data Validation in Depth, author Dennis Taylor shows how to use the data validation tools in Excel to control how users can input data into workbooks and ensure data is entered consistently and accurately. The course covers creating dropdown lists, preventing duplicate entries, and controlling the format of numeric data, dates and times, and text entered into worksheets. Exercise files are included with the course.
Testing for whole numbers and decimals
Using the input message box
Sequencing and placing lists
Creating multi-tiered lists
Setting date and time limitations
Limiting text length
Locating data validation rules