Dear Gulshan,

Please help me, the below code helps me to retrieve the information from a small database based on textbox2, Can you help me to add another criteria on combobox2 which will give me a list by lookup from column C then populate the information on userform

for eg:

case101 has 2 files namely A & B

when i do the search on case101 the dropdown gives me the option to choose AorB and when I select A it populates the information on the userform.

I have got this far but not able to populate through dropdown..

I highly appreciate your kind help in advance


Private Sub CommandButton1_Click()
row_number = 0
row_number = row_number + 1
item_in_review = Sheets("Sheet1").Range("B" & row_number)
If item_in_review = TextBox2.Text Then
TextBox1.Text = Sheets("Sheet1").Range("D" & row_number)
TextBox4.Text = Sheets("Sheet1").Range("E" & row_number)
ComboBox1.Text = Sheets("Sheet1").Range("F" & row_number)
TextBox3.Text = Sheets("Sheet1").Range("G" & row_number)

Loop Until item_in_review = ""

End Sub

Hi Aji,

I'm not sure why you are trying to populate the value in a combo box:
ComboBox1.Text = Sheets("Sheet1").Range("F" & row_number)
Since you are always going to populate it through the macro, why not just create this as a normal text box and populate it?

Since I don't have the exact error you are facing, my first guess is that you are getting the error that value cannot be populated in combobox because you have not defined the list of values for that combobox. If the values are not a part of the list, you won't be able to populate them.

To define the list of options, right click on the combo box in design mode, select properties and define the range in "Listfillrange"

Hope this helps,

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