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How to find cells with/having data validation in Excel?

By default, the arrow of the data validation won’t show automatically. If you want to find cells which having the data validation, you may need to click on the cell to show the arrow one by one for confirmation if you have no efficient method. Actually, with the Excel build-in function - Find & Select, finding cells with data validation is getting easier in your work.

Find all cells with/having data validation in Excel

Find cells with/having the same data validation in Excel

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Find all cells with/having data validation in Excel


It is quite easy to find all cells which having data validation in current worksheet, please do as follows.

1. Click Find & Select > Data Validation under Home tab. See screenshot:

Then all cells which having data validation will be selected in current worksheet.


Find cells with/having the same data validation in Excel

Also, you can find cells which having the same type data validation in Excel with the Select & Find function.

1. Select a cell with the data validation you want to find in other cells.

2. Click Find & Select > Go To Special under Home tab.

3. In the Go To Special dialog box, check the Data validation and Same options, and finally click the OK button. See screenshot:

Then all cells with the same type data validation as the selected cell are selected immediately.

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    inetguru · 2 years ago
    Add please a list of all the data validations to the navigation panel, displaying the conditions / formulas and with access to editing.
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    Denis · 2 years ago
    Add please a list of all the data validations to the navigation panel, displaying the conditions / formulas and access to editing.