Excel 2013 - Populate Cells based on selection from drop-down

I have an Excel 2013 workbook that has three tabs: Select industry, Ref_Assets_By_Industry and Ref_Industries

The "Select Industry Worksheet" has a combo box (data validation / list / industries) that the user can select from.  The values in the list come from a named range in the sheet "Ref_Industries"
Select-Industry.png
Ref-Industries.png
What I need is to populate the cells to the right of the drop-down box (e.g. G4:G56) with the assets that match the industry that has been selected

Ref-Assets-By-Industry.png
Is there a way to do this without having to write a script?  If I do have write it in VBA, how do I call it so that the population is dynamic after the industry is selected from the drop-down? (and also clear out the previous values)?





I have attached an example worksheet that has the example I am referencing.
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ste5anSenior DeveloperCommented:
I'm not quite sure, how you want to create that cartesian product, but you can use a VLOOKUP.
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4GvnNot4GotnAuthor Commented:
I tried VLookup but only received one value back. As I look at it I wonder if I can use  vlookup with a decrementing range so that I grab the first value and then change the range to exclude the previous value. I appreciate your brief response but would like to hear more from others. I'd use IfError to trap blank values.
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[ fanpages ]IT Services ConsultantCommented:
Hi,

Within the attached workbook, I have entered this (array) formula in the range [G4:G33] of the [Select Industry] worksheet:

=IFERROR(INDEX(Ref_Assets_By_Industry!A$1:B$383,SMALL(IF(Ref_Assets_By_Industry!A$1:A$383=$B$3,ROW(Ref_Assets_By_Industry!A$1:A$383)),ROW()-3),2),"")

Hopefully this will meet your requirements.
Q-28670679.xlsx
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4GvnNot4GotnAuthor Commented:
Great work.  I found the Array model on my own with data validation with formulas to trap out errors.  I will post but this was really good work! Thanks so much.
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[ fanpages ]IT Services ConsultantCommented:
No problem.

Thanks for closing the question so promptly.
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