I have a table column, where data should be entered through a dropbox. Depending on selection an additional value should be asked.

What is the best way to display this value in the table?

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  • What does "Depending on selection" mean? Should an additional row be added, or just another available value in the drop down?
    – peterchen
    Commented Sep 18, 2012 at 14:54
  • Dropdown Value "Einheitspreis" requires an additional Value "Preis"
    – Skip
    Commented Sep 18, 2012 at 14:58

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I'd leave some space out for it:


download bmml source – Wireframes created with Balsamiq Mockups

(Balsamiq didn't want to catch the € sign for some reasons...)

This way the size of the grid doesn't change, and even without an additional label it's obvious what's the input is for (esp. if you add a currency sign at the end)

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