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DropDown Lists in Excel

Posted on 2011-10-26
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Last Modified: 2012-06-27
I have an excel spreadsheet that uses drop down lists to select specific items, I would like to it to autofill certain cells with set figured when a particular item is selected from the drop down list.

EG.  A spreadsheet that has a list of cars and when you selct a certain make it autofills cells for manufacturer, year, body type etc.

Has anyone got any ideas on how to do this.

Thanks in advance
Question by:Bellscape

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by:Amit Khilnaney
ID: 37035826
I guess you have to use traditional way

If else statement ..

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jppinto earned 2000 total points
ID: 37036728
You need to use a Vlookup function to get the corresponding data to show up on the fields.

I've attached a sample file. When you select a name on column B, it autofills the column A with the corresponding employee number using a formula like this:


Hope you understand the general idea.


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