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We can use Excel VBA to have one ComboBox Control dependent on the item chosen in another. It makes use of Dynamic Named Ranges and the lists laid out on a Worksheet (can be hidden), with appropriate headings and each list named the same as the items in the first ComboBox. Then we can use code like shown below;
Private Sub ComboBox1_Change() Dim strRange As String If ComboBox1.ListIndex > -1 Then strRange = ComboBox1 Label2.Caption = strRange strRange = Replace(strRange, " ", "_") With ComboBox2 .RowSource = vbNullString .RowSource = strRange .ListIndex = 0 End With Else Label2.Caption = "Associated Items" End If End Sub
Note the use of Replace to replace any space characters with the underscore. This is needed in some cases as range names cannot contain spaces
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