#### Help with formula 12-17-09

```Let's say I have in cell A1 a combo box with options:
1. Expense
2. Refund
3. Tax
In cell B1 I will type a number
In cell C3 I want a formula like this:
If in cell A1 I have selected 1. Expense than calculate B1*25
If in cell A1 I have selected 2. Refund than calculate B1*50
If in cell A1 I have selected 3. Tax than calculate B1*150

How can I apply the combo box to entire column, like if I go to row 2 to
find in B1 the combo box from A1 and in C2 the formula from C1
Thanks for the help
```
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Utf
12/17/2009 10:35:01 AM
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```In c1:
=IF(A1="Expense",B1*25,IF(A1="Refund",B1*50,B1*150))
Micky

"Dragos" wrote:

> Let's say I have in cell A1 a combo box with options:
> 1. Expense
> 2. Refund
> 3. Tax
> In cell B1 I will type a number
> In cell C3 I want a formula like this:
> If in cell A1 I have selected 1. Expense than calculate B1*25
> If in cell A1 I have selected 2. Refund than calculate B1*50
> If in cell A1 I have selected 3. Tax than calculate B1*150
>
> How can I apply the combo box to entire column, like if I go to row 2 to
> find in B1 the combo box from A1 and in C2 the formula from C1
> Thanks for the help
```
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Utf
12/17/2009 11:07:01 AM
```Put this in C1:

=3DIF(A1=3D"1. Expense",25,IF(A1=3D"2. Refund",50,IF(A1=3D"3. Tax",150,0)))=
*B1

Copy it down as required.

Hope this helps.

Pete

On Dec 17, 10:35=A0am, Dragos <Dra...@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote:
> Let's say I have in cell A1 a combo box with options:
> 1. Expense
> 2. Refund
> 3. Tax
> In cell B1 I will type a number
> In cell C3 I want a formula like this:
> If in cell A1 I have selected 1. Expense than calculate B1*25
> If in cell A1 I have selected 2. Refund than calculate B1*50
> If in cell A1 I have selected 3. Tax than calculate B1*150
>
> How can I apply the combo box to entire column, like if I go to row 2 to
> find in B1 the combo box from A1 and in C2 the formula from C1
> Thanks for the help

```
 0
Pete_UK
12/17/2009 11:12:29 AM
```You also may consider using "Boolean Switches" without Ifs - something like:
=B1*((A1="Expense")*25+(A1="Refund")*50+(A1="Tax")*150)
Micky

"מיכאל (מיקי) אבידן" wrote:

> In c1:
> =IF(A1="Expense",B1*25,IF(A1="Refund",B1*50,B1*150))
> Micky
>
>
> "Dragos" wrote:
>
> > Let's say I have in cell A1 a combo box with options:
> > 1. Expense
> > 2. Refund
> > 3. Tax
> > In cell B1 I will type a number
> > In cell C3 I want a formula like this:
> > If in cell A1 I have selected 1. Expense than calculate B1*25
> > If in cell A1 I have selected 2. Refund than calculate B1*50
> > If in cell A1 I have selected 3. Tax than calculate B1*150
> >
> > How can I apply the combo box to entire column, like if I go to row 2 to
> > find in B1 the combo box from A1 and in C2 the formula from C1
> > Thanks for the help
```
 0
Utf
12/17/2009 12:41:01 PM
```///and if your Validation List is located in the same sheet - this is going
to be much shorter:
http://img694.imageshack.us/img694/2626/nonamey.png
Micky

"מיכאל (מיקי) אבידן" wrote:

> In c1:
> =IF(A1="Expense",B1*25,IF(A1="Refund",B1*50,B1*150))
> Micky
>
>
> "Dragos" wrote:
>
> > Let's say I have in cell A1 a combo box with options:
> > 1. Expense
> > 2. Refund
> > 3. Tax
> > In cell B1 I will type a number
> > In cell C3 I want a formula like this:
> > If in cell A1 I have selected 1. Expense than calculate B1*25
> > If in cell A1 I have selected 2. Refund than calculate B1*50
> > If in cell A1 I have selected 3. Tax than calculate B1*150
> >
> > How can I apply the combo box to entire column, like if I go to row 2 to
> > find in B1 the combo box from A1 and in C2 the formula from C1
> > Thanks for the help
```
 0
Utf
12/17/2009 12:48:02 PM

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