# Excel - IF Function Problem - Expert Solution

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good day I need some help with a formula. Need to check a statement with an if statement if true return "" if false choose from a drop down menu
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User 13/06/2018 - 01:47
hi buddy
Excelchat Expert 13/06/2018 - 01:47
Hi, how can I help you in Excel
User 13/06/2018 - 01:47
I need some help with a formula. Need to check a statement with an if statement if true return "" if false choose from a drop down menu
Excelchat Expert 13/06/2018 - 01:48
Sure, do you have a excel file which you can share
User 13/06/2018 - 01:49
not on this computer
Excelchat Expert 13/06/2018 - 01:49
Ok, can you share the existing formula
User 13/06/2018 - 01:49
just wondering if you had any ideas
Excelchat Expert 13/06/2018 - 01:49
Or do you need the formula for doing this
User 13/06/2018 - 01:50
need the formula
Excelchat Expert 13/06/2018 - 01:51
Sure, so you need an if statement which will return blank if the condition is true and will return a value from a drop down if false, correct ?
User 13/06/2018 - 01:51
=IF(INDIRECT("'"&C\$6&"'!"&INDEX('Data Validitation'!\$M\$2:\$M\$28,MATCH(\$C\$2,'Data Validitation'!\$N\$2:\$N\$28,0))&(ROW(C11)+IF(OR(\$C\$4="Fall",\$C\$4="All"),0,IF(\$C\$4="Winter",11,IF(\$C\$4="Spring",16)))))="","",--this is where I need to choose from a drop down menu--
Excelchat Expert 13/06/2018 - 01:51
o
Excelchat Expert 13/06/2018 - 01:51
ok
Excelchat Expert 13/06/2018 - 01:56
Please give me a few minutes, I am working on it and will answer this query
User 13/06/2018 - 01:56
no worries pal
Excelchat Expert 13/06/2018 - 02:13
=IF(INDIRECT("'"&C\$6&"'!"&INDEX('Data Validitation'!\$M\$2:\$M\$28,MATCH(\$C\$2,'Data Validitation'!\$N\$2:\$N\$28,0))&(ROW(C11)+IF(OR(\$C\$4="Fall",\$C\$4="All"),0,IF(\$C\$4="Winter",11,IF(\$C\$4="Spring",16)))))="","",C1)
Excelchat Expert 13/06/2018 - 02:13
C1 is where you would have the drop down

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