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How to quickly jump to the adjacent cell based on the selection in an Excel dropdown list?

Author: Sun Last Modified: 2020-10-29

Have you ever imaged to jump to the adjacent cell based on the selection in a drop down list in Excel? For instance, here I have a drop down list in cell C1 which includes the weekday names, column A is the list of dates, and column B is the list of times. Now when I choose a weekday name form the drop down list, for example, Thursday, the cursor jumps to B5 which is adjacent to the Thursday in column A. In Excel, there is no built-in feature to solve this task, but with the powerful VBA code can.
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Jump to adjacent cell based on value in drop down list by VBA


arrow blue right bubble Jump to adjacent cell based on value in drop down list by VBA

1. Select a day you want to use from the drop down list, then press Alt + F11 keys to enable the Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications window.
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2. Click Insert > Module, paste below code to the Module.

VBA: Jump to adjacent cell based on value

Private Sub Worksheet_Change(ByVal Target As Range)
'UpdatebyExtendoffice20161221
    If Target.Address <> [C1].Address Then
       Exit Sub
    Else
       JumpToCell

    End If
End Sub

Sub JumpToCell()
    Dim xRg, yRg As Range
    Dim strAddress As String
    strAddress = ""
    Set yRg = Range("A2:A8")
    For Each xRg In yRg
    'MsgBox Cell.Value
        If xRg.Value = ActiveCell.Value Then
           strAddress = xRg.Address
        End If
    Next
    If strAddress = "" Then
       MsgBox "The Day You Selected in Cell D4 Was Not Found On " & ActiveSheet.Name, _
        vbInformation, "Kutools for Excel"
       Exit Sub
    Else
       Range(strAddress).Offset(0, 1).Select
    End If
End Sub

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3. Press F5 key, then the cursor jumps to the adjacent cell based on the value in drop down list.
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Note:

In the VBA code, A2:A8 is the list which contains the values matching to the values in drop down list, you can change this reference as you need.

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