I need help : combobox matter

ziadc

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hi,

This is my first question in this forum , i would like to create a combobox that contain let's say january,february,march,april this combobox is available for each cell in L colum i would like to fill a number of days for each above months in another cell E colum , for exemple when i choose january from combobox in L8 colum 31 must be automaticaly filled in E8 colum,
when selecting february in L9 28 will appear in E9 colum .......etc

I'm sorry for my bad english , i hope somone will help me to resolve the above question and thanks for advance.
 
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AlphaFrog

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  • Select the cells in column L you want to have a month drop down list
  • Select from the menu Data\Validation
    • Allow: List
    • Source: January,February,March,April
    • OK
  • Put this formula in column E8 and drag down
=IF(L8="","",DAY(EOMONTH(L8&" 1, "&YEAR(TODAY()),0)))
 

ziadc

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Thanks for the prompt replay, actually it was my fault the example i have given was just a general exemple for what i need to do but what i really intend to do is fill the combobox with products available in my shop : trouser,shirts,pants,shoes and in E8 colum i would like to enter the cost of each item automatically for example when i select trouser the number 185 will be displayed automatically , shirts ----> 86 , pants ----->120 , shoes ---->90 , again Alphafrog i'm sorry for wasting your time and not being clear from the beginning and thank you in advance

note :i have already fill the list :trouser,shirts,pants,shoes by following your above method with success.
 
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AlphaFrog

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No problem but your description is still a bit generalized. Specifics are needed to give a complete reply. I assume you have a complete cost list located somewhere?

If the item-cost list is in columns A:B, then this will lookup the cost for the selected item from L9
=IF(L9="","",INDEX(B:B,MATCH(L9,A:A,0)))
 

ziadc

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alphafrog thank you very much, it works and thanks to this wonderful forum.
 

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