Show text in one cell upon drop down list selection in another

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tarre - Updated on Jun 12, 2017 at 11:35 AM
TrowaD Posts 2921 Registration date Sunday September 12, 2010 Status Moderator Last seen January 16, 2023 - Jun 12, 2017 at 11:38 AM
Hello,
I am trying to get text to change in one column based on text selected from list in another;
example in D2 I have a drop down list representing the colour choices for a product that states
red
yellow
blue
custom
If the client chooses red, yellow or blue then it is include in the cost already and under the cost column in F2 should say Included, If the client chooses custom then I would like the cell in F to read Not Included? any tips or tricks?


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Mazzaropi Posts 1985 Registration date Monday August 16, 2010 Status Contributor Last seen May 24, 2023 147
Jun 12, 2017 at 11:32 AM
tarre, Good morning.

For this your need Conditional formatting does not work.
Conditional formatting works only with aesthetic aspects as color, text format, background color and etc.

You need to apply the IF function to resolve your issue.

Try to use:

F2 -->
=IF(OR(D2="red", D2="yellow", D2="blue"), "Included", IF(D2="custom", "Not included", ""))

Is that what you want?
I hope it helps.
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Belo Horizonte, Brasil.
Marcílio Lobão
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TrowaD Posts 2921 Registration date Sunday September 12, 2010 Status Moderator Last seen January 16, 2023 547
Jun 12, 2017 at 11:38 AM
Hi Tarre,

Use the following formula in F2 for that:
=IF(D2="custom","Not Included","Included")

Best regards,
Trowa
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