#### EXCEL FORMULA PROBLEM #5

```I CAN NOT GET A FORMULA TO WORK CONSISTANTLY

=VLOOKUP(B7,Q:R,2,FALSE)

I AM LOOKING TO HAVE THREE COLUMNS OF SCORES R-S-T A LIST OF TITLES IN
COLUMN Q, AND THREE SEPERATE LISTS OF ITEMS AND SCORES IN COLUMNS
B,C,D,E,F,G, IF YOU CAN HELP I CAN E-MAIL A COPY OF MY DOCUMENT FOR
CLARIFICATION

THANKS

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I think you have to put in a definite range for your table.
=VLOOKUP(B7,Q\$2:R\$400,2, False)

If you are looking for the exact value of cell B7,  in column Q
you would be returning the value in the same row from Column R.

http://www.mvps.org/dmcritchie/excel/vlookup.htm

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"detlghtpd" <detlghtpd@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message news:0F746D36-9885-4B5C-93E2-C93AFA8E43CB@microsoft.com...
> I CAN NOT GET A FORMULA TO WORK CONSISTANTLY
>
> =VLOOKUP(B7,Q:R,2,FALSE)
>
> I AM LOOKING TO HAVE THREE COLUMNS OF SCORES R-S-T A LIST OF TITLES IN
> COLUMN Q, AND THREE SEPERATE LISTS OF ITEMS AND SCORES IN COLUMNS
> B,C,D,E,F,G, IF YOU CAN HELP I CAN E-MAIL A COPY OF MY DOCUMENT FOR
> CLARIFICATION
>
> THANKS
>

```
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dmcritchie (2586)
4/6/2005 11:22:46 PM

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