Add method
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Validation.Add method

Adds data validation to the specified range.

Namespace:  Microsoft.Office.Interop.Excel
Assembly:  Microsoft.Office.Interop.Excel (in Microsoft.Office.Interop.Excel.dll)

void Add(
	XlDVType Type,
	Object AlertStyle,
	Object Operator,
	Object Formula1,
	Object Formula2
)

Parameters

Type
Type: Microsoft.Office.Interop.Excel.XlDVType

Required XlDVType. The validation type.

AlertStyle
Type: System.Object

Optional Object. The validation alert style. Can be one of the following XlDVAlertStyle constants: xlValidAlertInformation, xlValidAlertStop, or xlValidAlertWarning.

Operator
Type: System.Object

Optional Object. The data validation operator. Can be one of the following XlFormatConditionOperator constants: xlBetween, xlEqual, xlGreater, xlGreaterEqual, xlLess, xlLessEqual, xlNotBetween, or xlNotEqual.

Formula1
Type: System.Object

Optional Object. The first part of the data validation equation.

Formula2
Type: System.Object

Optional Object. The second part of the data validation when Operator is xlBetween or xlNotBetween (otherwise, this argument is ignored).

The Add method requires different arguments, depending on the validation type, as shown in the following table.

Validation type

Arguments

xlValidateCustom

Formula1 is required; Formula2 is ignored. Formula1 must contain an expression that evaluates to True when data entry is valid and False when data entry is invalid.

xlInputOnly

AlertStyle, Formula1, or Formula2 are used.

xlValidateList

Formula1 is required; Formula2 is ignored. Formula1 must contain either a comma-delimited list of values or a worksheet reference to this list.

xlValidateWholeNumber, xlValidateDate, xlValidateDecimal, xlValidateTextLength, or xlValidateTime

One of either Formula1 or Formula2 must be specified, or both may be specified.

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