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How to zoom up or down the cells while clicking at data validation list in Excel?

The font in data validation list is fixed no matter what size of font you change in the sheet, here I introduce the macro code to zoom up or down while clicking the cells of data validation list in Excel.

Zoom up or down the data validation list


Zoom up or down the data validation list


To zoom up a specific data validation list, you can use below code.

1. Right-click on the sheet tab you use, click View Code to enable the Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications window.
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2. In the window, copy and paste the code into the script. See screenshot:

VBA: Zoom up a specific data validation list

Private Sub Worksheet_SelectionChange(ByVal Target As Range)
'UpdatebyExtendoffice20171215
    On Error GoTo xErr
    If Target.Validation.Type > -1 Then
        ActiveWindow.Zoom = 140
        Exit Sub
    End If
xErr:
        ActiveWindow.Zoom = 100
End Sub

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3. Save the code and go back to the sheet, while clicking on the cell C1 which contains data validation list, the zoom will be enlarged.

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Tip:

If you want to zoom up or down while clicking any one data validation lists, you can use this code:

VBA: Zoom up or down while clicking on data validation list

Private Sub Worksheet_SelectionChange(ByVal Target As Range)
'UpdatebyExtendoffice20171215
    On Error GoTo xErr
    If Target.Validation.Type > -1 Then
        ActiveWindow.Zoom = 140
        Exit Sub
    End If
xErr:
        ActiveWindow.Zoom = 100
End Sub

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Split Names function can quickly split first names, middle names and last names from one cell into separate columns

doc split name

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