Data entered from list automatically enters number in another cell

I am using Excel 2007  and here is an simplified example of what I need.

Items         Price

Potatoes        4.35
Apples          5.55
Oranges        7.95
Onions          4.55
Carrots         3.75

Items Column is List for Valid entries in table below

Prices are the numbers I want entered when I enter the Item

If I enter Oranges from Dropdown List in A16 , I want Excel to automatically
enter the number 7.95 3 columns over in D16,or if it is quite a bit easier,
just 1 column over in cell B16

Example of table I want:

My Entries:                Excel Enters

A16 Carrots               D16  3.75
A17 Oranges              D17  7.95
A18 Onions                D18  4.55
A19 Onions                D19  4.55
A20 Potatoes              D20  4.35

Thanks so much for your help ! 0  Utf
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Put this in D16:

=3DVLOOKUP(A16,A\$2:B\$6,2,0)

then copy down.

If you want it a bit more robust, then you will need something like
this:

=3DIF(A16=3D"","",IF(ISNA(VLOOKUP(A16,A\$2:B\$6,2,0)),"",VLOOKUP(A16,A\$2:B
\$6,2,0)))

Hope this helps.

Pete

On Feb 19, 5:31=A0pm, gbryce <gbr...@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote:
> I am using Excel 2007 =A0and here is an simplified example of what I need=
..
>
> =A0 =A0 Items =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 Price
>
> Potatoes =A0 =A0 =A0 =A04.35
> Apples =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A05.55
> Oranges =A0 =A0 =A0 =A07.95
> Onions =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A04.55
> Carrots =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 3.75
>
> Items Column is List for Valid entries in table below
>
> Prices are the numbers I want entered when I enter the Item
>
> If I enter Oranges from Dropdown List in A16 , I want Excel to automatica=
lly
> enter the number 7.95 3 columns over in D16,or if it is quite a bit easie=
r,
> just 1 column over in cell B16
>
> Example of table I want:
>
> My Entries: =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0Excel Enters
>
> A16 Carrots =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 D16 =A03.75
> A17 Oranges =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0D17 =A07.95
> A18 Onions =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0D18 =A04.55
> A19 Onions =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0D19 =A04.55
> A20 Potatoes =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0D20 =A04.35
>
> Thanks so much for your help ! 0  Pete_UK
2/19/2010 5:43:49 PM
Take a look VLOOKUP function in help menu

"gbryce" wrote:

> I am using Excel 2007  and here is an simplified example of what I need.
>
>
>     Items         Price
>
> Potatoes        4.35
> Apples          5.55
> Oranges        7.95
> Onions          4.55
> Carrots         3.75
>
>
> Items Column is List for Valid entries in table below
>
> Prices are the numbers I want entered when I enter the Item
>
> If I enter Oranges from Dropdown List in A16 , I want Excel to automatically
> enter the number 7.95 3 columns over in D16,or if it is quite a bit easier,
> just 1 column over in cell B16
>
> Example of table I want:
>
> My Entries:                Excel Enters
>
> A16 Carrots               D16  3.75
> A17 Oranges              D17  7.95
> A18 Onions                D18  4.55
> A19 Onions                D19  4.55
> A20 Potatoes              D20  4.35
>
>
> Thanks so much for your help !
>
> 0  Utf
2/19/2010 6:19:01 PM
I had never used VLOOKUP function before but now I am beginning to understand
how it works. It is exactly what I was needing. Thanks Guys.

"Pete_UK" wrote:

> Put this in D16:
>
> =VLOOKUP(A16,A\$2:B\$6,2,0)
>
> then copy down.
>
> If you want it a bit more robust, then you will need something like
> this:
>
> =IF(A16="","",IF(ISNA(VLOOKUP(A16,A\$2:B\$6,2,0)),"",VLOOKUP(A16,A\$2:B
> \$6,2,0)))
>
> Hope this helps.
>
> Pete
>
> On Feb 19, 5:31 pm, gbryce <gbr...@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote:
> > I am using Excel 2007  and here is an simplified example of what I need..
> >
> >     Items         Price
> >
> > Potatoes        4.35
> > Apples          5.55
> > Oranges        7.95
> > Onions          4.55
> > Carrots         3.75
> >
> > Items Column is List for Valid entries in table below
> >
> > Prices are the numbers I want entered when I enter the Item
> >
> > If I enter Oranges from Dropdown List in A16 , I want Excel to automatically
> > enter the number 7.95 3 columns over in D16,or if it is quite a bit easier,
> > just 1 column over in cell B16
> >
> > Example of table I want:
> >
> > My Entries:                Excel Enters
> >
> > A16 Carrots               D16  3.75
> > A17 Oranges              D17  7.95
> > A18 Onions                D18  4.55
> > A19 Onions                D19  4.55
> > A20 Potatoes              D20  4.35
> >
> > Thanks so much for your help !
>
> .
> 0  Utf
2/19/2010 10:40:02 PM
You're welcome - thanks for feeding back.

Pete

On Feb 19, 10:40=A0pm, gbryce <gbr...@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote:
> I had never used VLOOKUP function before but now I am beginning to unders=
tand
> how it works. It is exactly what I was needing. Thanks Guys.
>
>
>
> "Pete_UK" wrote:
> > Put this in D16:
>
> > =3DVLOOKUP(A16,A\$2:B\$6,2,0)
>
> > then copy down.
>
> > If you want it a bit more robust, then you will need something like
> > this:
>
> > =3DIF(A16=3D"","",IF(ISNA(VLOOKUP(A16,A\$2:B\$6,2,0)),"",VLOOKUP(A16,A\$2:=
B
> > \$6,2,0)))
>
> > Hope this helps.
>
> > Pete
>
> > On Feb 19, 5:31 pm, gbryce <gbr...@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote:
> > > I am using Excel 2007 =A0and here is an simplified example of what I =
need..
>
> > > =A0 =A0 Items =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 Price
>
> > > Potatoes =A0 =A0 =A0 =A04.35
> > > Apples =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A05.55
> > > Oranges =A0 =A0 =A0 =A07.95
> > > Onions =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A04.55
> > > Carrots =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 3.75
>
> > > Items Column is List for Valid entries in table below
>
> > > Prices are the numbers I want entered when I enter the Item
>
> > > If I enter Oranges from Dropdown List in A16 , I want Excel to automa=
tically
> > > enter the number 7.95 3 columns over in D16,or if it is quite a bit e=
asier,
> > > just 1 column over in cell B16
>
> > > Example of table I want:
>
> > > My Entries: =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0Excel Enters
>
> > > A16 Carrots =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 D16 =A03.75
> > > A17 Oranges =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0D17 =A07.95
> > > A18 Onions =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0D18 =A04.55
> > > A19 Onions =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0D19 =A04.55
> > > A20 Potatoes =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0D20 =A04.35
>
> > > Thanks so much for your help !
>
> > .- Hide quoted text -
>
> - Show quoted text - 0  Pete_UK
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