#### VLOOKUP #45

```I am running a vlookup for part #'s at my company. The table that I have may
sometimes contain the same part numbers multiple times. I want my vlookup to
look at all of the same part number and give me a total of the column that
I'm looking in. For example

PART #                 QUANTITY
15300001                100
15906231                52
15308526                78
15300001                69

Now when I do a lookup on a separate worksheet underneath the part number
15300001 I want my quantity to show 169.

Travis Dahlman
```
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Dahlman (27)
6/2/2005 6:43:10 PM
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```you have to sum the data first to use VLOOKUP
OR try using the SUMIF function.
it will let you do what you want. (*** There's several ...IF functions,
countif, sumif, etc..)

"Dahlman" wrote:

> I am running a vlookup for part #'s at my company. The table that I have may
> sometimes contain the same part numbers multiple times. I want my vlookup to
> look at all of the same part number and give me a total of the column that
> I'm looking in. For example
>
> PART #                 QUANTITY
> 15300001                100
> 15906231                52
> 15308526                78
> 15300001                69
>
> Now when I do a lookup on a separate worksheet underneath the part number
> 15300001 I want my quantity to show 169.
>
>
>
> Travis Dahlman
```
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TomHinkle (87)
6/2/2005 6:46:01 PM
```You may want to consider using a pivot table to sum up the totals.

http://www.cpearson.com/excel/pivots.htm

"Dahlman" wrote:

> I am running a vlookup for part #'s at my company. The table that I have may
> sometimes contain the same part numbers multiple times. I want my vlookup to
> look at all of the same part number and give me a total of the column that
> I'm looking in. For example
>
> PART #                 QUANTITY
> 15300001                100
> 15906231                52
> 15308526                78
> 15300001                69
>
> Now when I do a lookup on a separate worksheet underneath the part number
> 15300001 I want my quantity to show 169.
>
>
>
> Travis Dahlman
```
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BarbR (262)
6/2/2005 6:47:25 PM
```Currently my formula is as follows: =VLOOKUP(B5,RELEASE3!B4:G1242,6,0)
"RELEASE" is the name of the worksheet that my datarange is in. Can you
explain how i would use a sumif statement with this.....or if it's totally
different let me know too. I don't quite understand how to incorporate that
in with my VLOOKUP. I've never had to do that before. Thanks again

Travis Dahlman

"Dahlman" wrote:

> I am running a vlookup for part #'s at my company. The table that I have may
> sometimes contain the same part numbers multiple times. I want my vlookup to
> look at all of the same part number and give me a total of the column that
> I'm looking in. For example
>
> PART #                 QUANTITY
> 15300001                100
> 15906231                52
> 15308526                78
> 15300001                69
>
> Now when I do a lookup on a separate worksheet underneath the part number
> 15300001 I want my quantity to show 169.
>
>
>
> Travis Dahlman
```
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Dahlman (27)
6/2/2005 7:18:05 PM
```you use the sumIF instead of the vlookup..
it's syntax is : Sumif(range,criteria,sumrange)
so I THINK it would be like this

= sumif(RELEASE3!\$B\$4:\$G:\$1242,B5,6)

range is the range of cells to analyze, ASSUMING the first column is the one
you are going to compare to criteria.

"Dahlman" wrote:

> Currently my formula is as follows: =VLOOKUP(B5,RELEASE3!B4:G1242,6,0)
> "RELEASE" is the name of the worksheet that my datarange is in. Can you
> explain how i would use a sumif statement with this.....or if it's totally
> different let me know too. I don't quite understand how to incorporate that
> in with my VLOOKUP. I've never had to do that before. Thanks again
>
> Travis Dahlman
>
> "Dahlman" wrote:
>
> > I am running a vlookup for part #'s at my company. The table that I have may
> > sometimes contain the same part numbers multiple times. I want my vlookup to
> > look at all of the same part number and give me a total of the column that
> > I'm looking in. For example
> >
> > PART #                 QUANTITY
> > 15300001                100
> > 15906231                52
> > 15308526                78
> > 15300001                69
> >
> > Now when I do a lookup on a separate worksheet underneath the part number
> > 15300001 I want my quantity to show 169.
> >
> >
> >
> > Travis Dahlman
```
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TomHinkle (87)
6/2/2005 7:52:01 PM
```It tells me that this is an incorrect formula. If you look at it again do you
any mistakes you may have made in typing it? I thought that maybe it shoudl
be
=Sumif(RELEASE3!\$B\$4:\$G\$1242,B5,6) but that still didn't work. I"m going to
continue my research on how to format a sumif formula but if you can think of
anything then please let me know. Thanks

Travis dahlman

"TomHinkle" wrote:

> you use the sumIF instead of the vlookup..
> it's syntax is : Sumif(range,criteria,sumrange)
> so I THINK it would be like this
>
> = sumif(RELEASE3!\$B\$4:\$G:\$1242,B5,6)
>
> range is the range of cells to analyze, ASSUMING the first column is the one
> you are going to compare to criteria.
>
>
> "Dahlman" wrote:
>
> > Currently my formula is as follows: =VLOOKUP(B5,RELEASE3!B4:G1242,6,0)
> > "RELEASE" is the name of the worksheet that my datarange is in. Can you
> > explain how i would use a sumif statement with this.....or if it's totally
> > different let me know too. I don't quite understand how to incorporate that
> > in with my VLOOKUP. I've never had to do that before. Thanks again
> >
> > Travis Dahlman
> >
> > "Dahlman" wrote:
> >
> > > I am running a vlookup for part #'s at my company. The table that I have may
> > > sometimes contain the same part numbers multiple times. I want my vlookup to
> > > look at all of the same part number and give me a total of the column that
> > > I'm looking in. For example
> > >
> > > PART #                 QUANTITY
> > > 15300001                100
> > > 15906231                52
> > > 15308526                78
> > > 15300001                69
> > >
> > > Now when I do a lookup on a separate worksheet underneath the part number
> > > 15300001 I want my quantity to show 169.
> > >
> > >
> > > Thanks in advance.
> > >
> > > Travis Dahlman
```
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Dahlman (27)
6/2/2005 8:27:34 PM
```Hi,
Try
=SUMIF(RELEASE3!Part#range,Part#,RELEASE3!Quantityrange)
where Part#range and Quantityrange are the column-ranges for Part# and
Quantity , and Part# is cell-address for the part you want to find the total
quantity for.  The formmula goes into the cell that would show the answer.
When i tried using the example data you have given, the answer came up
correctly as 169.
Regards,
B.R.Ramachandran

"Dahlman" wrote:

> It tells me that this is an incorrect formula. If you look at it again do you
> any mistakes you may have made in typing it? I thought that maybe it shoudl
> be
> =Sumif(RELEASE3!\$B\$4:\$G\$1242,B5,6) but that still didn't work. I"m going to
> continue my research on how to format a sumif formula but if you can think of
> anything then please let me know. Thanks
>
> Travis dahlman
>
>
> "TomHinkle" wrote:
>
> > you use the sumIF instead of the vlookup..
> > it's syntax is : Sumif(range,criteria,sumrange)
> > so I THINK it would be like this
> >
> > = sumif(RELEASE3!\$B\$4:\$G:\$1242,B5,6)
> >
> > range is the range of cells to analyze, ASSUMING the first column is the one
> > you are going to compare to criteria.
> >
> >
> > "Dahlman" wrote:
> >
> > > Currently my formula is as follows: =VLOOKUP(B5,RELEASE3!B4:G1242,6,0)
> > > "RELEASE" is the name of the worksheet that my datarange is in. Can you
> > > explain how i would use a sumif statement with this.....or if it's totally
> > > different let me know too. I don't quite understand how to incorporate that
> > > in with my VLOOKUP. I've never had to do that before. Thanks again
> > >
> > > Travis Dahlman
> > >
> > > "Dahlman" wrote:
> > >
> > > > I am running a vlookup for part #'s at my company. The table that I have may
> > > > sometimes contain the same part numbers multiple times. I want my vlookup to
> > > > look at all of the same part number and give me a total of the column that
> > > > I'm looking in. For example
> > > >
> > > > PART #                 QUANTITY
> > > > 15300001                100
> > > > 15906231                52
> > > > 15308526                78
> > > > 15300001                69
> > > >
> > > > Now when I do a lookup on a separate worksheet underneath the part number
> > > > 15300001 I want my quantity to show 169.
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > Thanks in advance.
> > > >
> > > > Travis Dahlman
```
 0
6/3/2005 1:56:02 AM
```Thank you all very much. Everyone helped a lot. I appreciate it.

Travis Dahlman
```
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Dahlman (27)
6/3/2005 12:15:06 PM

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