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Using the Error Alert tab

Using the Error Alert tab: Excel 2016: Data Validation in Depth
Using the Error Alert tab: Excel 2016: Data Validation in Depth

When a data entry error occurs in a range that has a data validation rule, a description of what the error is will help a user understand the invalid entry and make a correction. When defining a Data Validation rule, select the Error Alert tab and then type the message to appear whenever a user enters invalid data.

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