Create a Dropdown List in Excel

Ever wonder how somebody created a dropdown list in Excel? There are two ways to do this.
1. Create the list in Excel somewhere, or have your list handy, so you can type the choices in your list.
dropdown list excel
2. Select the cell where the dropdown list is needed, and click Data Validation on the Data tab in the Data Tools group.
dropdown list excel - Data Group
In the Data Validation dialog box, click the dropdown in the Allow section, and choose List.
Dropdown List  Excel - Data Validation
Click in the Source section of the dialog box, and either select the list created in Excel, or type in the choices.
Dropdown List  Excel - Source
Dropdown List  Excel - Source
Click the dropdown arrow, and check your work.
Dropdown List  Excel
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