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```I have a main costing work sheet that needs to be populated by individual
costing sheets that went out to all of the buyers to populate.

Main Costing Sheet
A. Item #       B.Desc    C. QTY      D. Cost  E.....F.........G......H (all
contain irrelevant information to costing activity.

There are 5 buyers (Nick, Tanya, Doug, Skip and Forrest) that I have divided
up the main costing sheet and sent them thier individual items to cost, now
that I am getting the individual costs back, I need to populate my "Main
Costing Sheet" with each cost, however, the items are all together and not
separated on this sheet. I created the following Vlookup and keep getting
error messages. Can someone please help me fix this formula or figure out an
easier way to take the costs off of each individual sheet and populate my
Main Costing Sheet?
```
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```And the formula is???

Gord Dibben  MS Excel MVP

On Thu, 13 May 2010 12:32:01 -0700, Candida
<Candida@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote:

>I have a main costing work sheet that needs to be populated by individual
>costing sheets that went out to all of the buyers to populate.
>
>Main Costing Sheet
>A. Item #       B.Desc    C. QTY      D. Cost  E.....F.........G......H (all
>contain irrelevant information to costing activity.
>
>There are 5 buyers (Nick, Tanya, Doug, Skip and Forrest) that I have divided
>up the main costing sheet and sent them thier individual items to cost, now
>that I am getting the individual costs back, I need to populate my "Main
>Costing Sheet" with each cost, however, the items are all together and not
>separated on this sheet. I created the following Vlookup and keep getting
>error messages. Can someone please help me fix this formula or figure out an
>easier way to take the costs off of each individual sheet and populate my
>Main Costing Sheet?

```
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Gord
5/13/2010 11:05:56 PM
```The formula is as follows:

=IF(ISNA(VLOOKUP(B2,'Tonya''s
response'!A\$2:P\$264,12,FALSE)),VLOOKUP(B2,’Nick
Costing’’!A\$2:P\$160,12,FALSE),IF(ISNA(VLOOKUP(B2,’Nick
Costing’!A\$2:P\$160,12,FALSE)), VLOOKUP(B2,’Skip
Costing’!A\$2:P\$160,12,false),IF(ISNA(VLOOKUP(B2,’Skip
Costing’!A\$2:P\$160,12,FALSE)),VLOOKUP(B2,’Doug Costing’,
A\$2:P\$299,12,FALSE),IF(ISNA(VLOOKUP(B2,’Doug
Costing’!A\$2:P\$160,12,FALSE)),VLOOKUP(A2,’FORREST
Costing’!A\$2:P\$160,12,FALSE)),IF(ISNA(VLOOKUP(B2, ‘FORREST
Costing’!A\$2:P\$160,12,FALSE)),VLOOKUP(B2,'Tonya''s
response'!A\$2:P\$264,12,FALSE)))

"Gord Dibben" wrote:

> And the formula is???
>
>
> Gord Dibben  MS Excel MVP
>
> On Thu, 13 May 2010 12:32:01 -0700, Candida
> <Candida@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote:
>
> >I have a main costing work sheet that needs to be populated by individual
> >costing sheets that went out to all of the buyers to populate.
> >
> >Main Costing Sheet
> >A. Item #       B.Desc    C. QTY      D. Cost  E.....F.........G......H (all
> >contain irrelevant information to costing activity.
> >
> >There are 5 buyers (Nick, Tanya, Doug, Skip and Forrest) that I have divided
> >up the main costing sheet and sent them thier individual items to cost, now
> >that I am getting the individual costs back, I need to populate my "Main
> >Costing Sheet" with each cost, however, the items are all together and not
> >separated on this sheet. I created the following Vlookup and keep getting
> >error messages. Can someone please help me fix this formula or figure out an
> >easier way to take the costs off of each individual sheet and populate my
> >Main Costing Sheet?
>
> .
>
```
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Utf
5/17/2010 8:40:01 PM
```=IF(ISNA(VLOOKUP(B2,'Tonya''s response'!A\$2:P\$264,12,FALSE)),VLOOKUP(B2,’Nick
Costing’’!A\$2:P\$160,12,FALSE),IF(ISNA(VLOOKUP(B2,’Nick
Costing’!A\$2:P\$160,12,FALSE)), VLOOKUP(B2,’Skip
Costing’!A\$2:P\$160,12,false),IF(ISNA(VLOOKUP(B2,’Skip
Costing’!A\$2:P\$160,12,FALSE)),VLOOKUP(B2,’Doug Costing’,
A\$2:P\$299,12,FALSE),IF(ISNA(VLOOKUP(B2,’Doug
Costing’!A\$2:P\$160,12,FALSE)),VLOOKUP(A2,’FORREST
Costing’!A\$2:P\$160,12,FALSE)),IF(ISNA(VLOOKUP(B2, ‘FORREST
Costing’!A\$2:P\$160,12,FALSE)),VLOOKUP(B2,'Tonya''s
response'!A\$2:P\$264,12,FALSE)))

"Gord Dibben" wrote:

> And the formula is???
>
>
> Gord Dibben  MS Excel MVP
>
> On Thu, 13 May 2010 12:32:01 -0700, Candida
> <Candida@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote:
>
> >I have a main costing work sheet that needs to be populated by individual
> >costing sheets that went out to all of the buyers to populate.
> >
> >Main Costing Sheet
> >A. Item #       B.Desc    C. QTY      D. Cost  E.....F.........G......H (all
> >contain irrelevant information to costing activity.
> >
> >There are 5 buyers (Nick, Tanya, Doug, Skip and Forrest) that I have divided
> >up the main costing sheet and sent them thier individual items to cost, now
> >that I am getting the individual costs back, I need to populate my "Main
> >Costing Sheet" with each cost, however, the items are all together and not
> >separated on this sheet. I created the following Vlookup and keep getting
> >error messages. Can someone please help me fix this formula or figure out an
> >easier way to take the costs off of each individual sheet and populate my
> >Main Costing Sheet?
>
> .
>
```
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Utf
5/17/2010 9:30:01 PM

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