Remove blank entries from a list box either using VBA or basic formula #2

Can anyone help with this?

Celtic_Avenger Wrote:
> Hi.
> I've got a spead sheet that asks the user to enter details of worker
> onto one sheet.
> ie. Surname.............First Name............Age.........etc.etc.
> This data is then used in a few pivot table reports.
> One pivot table simply lists the workers full names for entry int
> another sheer.
> The cells asking for the name are have a validation setting to 
> listbox.
> The only problem I have is that the list box range is predetermined
> but the list may be from 1 names to 150 names.
> When entering the name into the new sheet using the dropdown box, i
> shows all blanks as well as the names entered.
> I have tried to use the "ignore blanks" option in the validatio
> settings, but this doesnt seem to work from pivot table results.
> Is there another way to do this?
> Celtic_Avenge

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You could create a dynamic range definition instead, and it would expand 
or contract as the pivot table changes. There are instructions here:

Celtic_Avenger wrote:
> Can anyone help with this?
> Celtic_Avenger Wrote: 
>>I've got a spead sheet that asks the user to enter details of workers
>>onto one sheet.
>>ie. Surname.............First Name............Age.........etc.etc.
>>This data is then used in a few pivot table reports.
>>One pivot table simply lists the workers full names for entry into
>>another sheer.
>>The cells asking for the name are have a validation setting to a
>>The only problem I have is that the list box range is predetermined,
>>but the list may be from 1 names to 150 names.
>>When entering the name into the new sheet using the dropdown box, it
>>shows all blanks as well as the names entered.
>>I have tried to use the "ignore blanks" option in the validation
>>settings, but this doesnt seem to work from pivot table results.
>>Is there another way to do this?

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