Let's expand your drop-down list using this simple trick in Excel. Teach yourself here how to automatically load the values into the drop-down list using VLOOKUP.

1. First, prepare the sample table.

simple data table

2. In any cell create a drop-down list to choose the products from sample data you've just created. Use data validation for that.

vlookup drop-down list

3. Click on the cell right to the drop-down list.

4. Write the formula =VLOOKUP (value you are looking for, table array, column number, false)

4. If you can't write that formula just copy/paste mine: =VLOOKUP(E3;B3:C10;2;0)

5. Your spreadsheet is ready:

ready spreadsheet

Here you can download this spreadsheet for free.