Lynda - Excel 2016: Data Validation in Depth

Size: 254 MB | Duration: 1h 35m | Video: AVC (.mp4) 1280x720 15&30fps | Audio: AAC 48KHz 2ch
Genre: eLearning | Level: Advanced | Language: English

With Excel's data validation tools, you can control how users enter data into workbooks, ensuring that data is consistent and accurate. You can control dates, times, even the length of the text they enter, or simply provide a list of acceptable choices to eliminate any possible mistakes. Here, Dennis Taylor explores how the data validation tools in Excel 2016 can be used to set dropdown lists and control numeric, text, date, and time entries.

Topics include:
* Controlling numeric input
* Using the input message box
* Setting up pick lists for quick, error-free input
* Creating multitiered pick lists
* Setting date and time limitations
* Limiting text length
* Requiring entries to be unique
* Locating cells with data validation rules