New Drop-down lists failing

Hi, I'm working on Excel 2003, in a workbook with macros, radio buttons
etc. I've been trying to add a drop-down list using Data>Validation.
The validation info gets registered (only the data entered is a valid
input) but the drop-down list is not displayed (no arrow). Performing
the same procedure in a new spreadsheet on same workbook is successful
and drop-down arrow is displayed. Can anybody help me troubleshoot the
problem? What should I check?

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12/17/2006 3:37:07 PM
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It is possible you have Tools>Options>View>Objects>Hide all selected.

This is a workbook only setting so does not apply across all workbooks.

Gord Dibben  MS Excel MVP

On 17 Dec 2006 07:37:07 -0800, wrote:

>Hi, I'm working on Excel 2003, in a workbook with macros, radio buttons
>etc. I've been trying to add a drop-down list using Data>Validation.
>The validation info gets registered (only the data entered is a valid
>input) but the drop-down list is not displayed (no arrow). Performing
>the same procedure in a new spreadsheet on same workbook is successful
>and drop-down arrow is displayed. Can anybody help me troubleshoot the
>problem? What should I check?

12/17/2006 4:41:52 PM

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