How to Convert Dropdown text into number of days

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How do I calculate & convert dropdown text (Daily, Weekly, Monthly....) where Day = 1, Week = 7..... into number of days so it can be calculated into my sheet's 'Recurrence' filed (Re attached)

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  • Sameer Karkhanis
    Sameer Karkhanis ✭✭✭✭✭✭
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    There is no label value concept in the dropdown so you cannot do that in the same column (Reference), however if you want to populate the next submission date column then you can use the IF formula and add days based on Recurrence value; something like,

    IF(Recurrence@row = "Daily", Recurrence@row + 1, IF(Recurrence@row = "Weekly", Recurrence@row + 7, Recurrence@row + 30))

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  • Sameer Karkhanis
    Sameer Karkhanis ✭✭✭✭✭✭
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    There is no label value concept in the dropdown so you cannot do that in the same column (Reference), however if you want to populate the next submission date column then you can use the IF formula and add days based on Recurrence value; something like,

    IF(Recurrence@row = "Daily", Recurrence@row + 1, IF(Recurrence@row = "Weekly", Recurrence@row + 7, Recurrence@row + 30))

  • Javid
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    Thanks Sameer! that works like a charm :)

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