A few months ago I had asked a question and got this answer: Question: I have a a set of values in A1 through A100. I need to look up each value and find a match in another set of values located in C1 through C200. If a match is found then I need the formula located in column B to return the value in the same row but the next column over (D). Answer: =IF(ISNUMBER(VLOOKUP(A1,$C$1:$D$200,2,0)), VLOOKUP(A1,$C$1:$D$200,2,0), "") Copy down through A100. The formula worked fine, however the reference value and the look up value are not any more numbers but a combination of letters and numbers (i.e. T-410TFG2-A) with a general format and the formula is not reading them. How can I fix the formula? Thanks in advance for your help. Regards, ZUO

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Just use the Vlookup part: =VLOOKUP(A1,$C$1:$D$200,2) or maybe this with error checking: =IF(ISNA(VLOOKUP(A1,$C$1:$D$200,2)),"",VLOOKUP(A1,$C$1:$D$200,2)) Regards, Per On 17 Maj, 01:05, Zuo <Z...@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote: > A few months ago I had asked a question and got this answer: > > Question: > I have a a set of values in A1 through A100. > I need to look up each value and find a match in > another set of values located in C1 through C200. If a match is found then I > need the formula located > in column B to return the value in the same row but > the next column over (D). > > Answer: > =IF(ISNUMBER(VLOOKUP(A1,$C$1:$D$200,2,0)), > VLOOKUP(A1,$C$1:$D$200,2,0), "") > > Copy down through A100. > > The formula worked fine, however the reference value and the look up value > are not any more numbers but a combination of letters and numbers (i.e. > T-410TFG2-A) with a general format and the formula is not reading them. How > can I fix the formula? > > Thanks in advance for your help. > > Regards, > > ZUO

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Good day experts; If specific cells have the same formula for example: C1 = Product( A1;B1) C16 = Product(A16;B16) C17= Product(A17;B17) And so on ... What formula should i write in C16, C17, ... so that: when the formula in the source cell, C1, is changed the formulas in C16, C17, ... would automatically change accordingly. I tried "=C1" it does not work Thanks in advance Carlo carlo wrote: > Good day experts; > > If specific cells have the same formula for example: > C1 = Product( A1;B1) > C16 = Product(A16;B16) > C17= Product(A17;B17) > And so on ... ...

How can I do the following custom formatting – I need trailing dots before the number ……..1,234.00 Thanks for any help Right Click > Format Cells > Select Custom Enter "........ "0.00 "John Knoke" <JohnKnoke@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message news:586761E6-32A9-4911-BF50-3790614145B2@microsoft.com... > > How can I do the following custom formatting - > I need trailing dots before the number > ....1,234.00 > > Thanks for any help > > John, Use a custom number format of *.#,###.00 Note the period between the * and the f...

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Is there a way to copy down a column this formula =F3*A2 and have the A2 stay the same all the way down? The F3 would change on each row, F4, F5 etc. but the A2 would stay 'constant'. Thanks in advance for any help! =F3*A$2 -- Ian -- "Pat" <Pat@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message news:73505B29-538A-48C7-8F2F-F6126EF2126B@microsoft.com... > Is there a way to copy down a column this formula =F3*A2 and have the A2 > stay > the same all the way down? The F3 would change on each row, F4, F5 etc. > but > the A2 would stay 'constant'...

Newbie Needs Help With Formatting E-Mails Hi all. I'm new to this site and would appreciate some formatting help. I created a new Word doc and copied and pasted some graphics and some simple text boxes in to it. The graphics and text boxes were created in Powerpoint by someone else. Looks fine on my screen. Before sending it out via e-mail to an Outlook e-mail group I have, I first sent myself a test message to see what it would look like on the receiving end. It looks a mess! The text boxes are all over the place, as is the text that is not in a box. Also, everything slide over to ...

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This is very strange...Excel does not calculate any formula. I can do a simple =A1+A2, and it just return a zero value. I made sure of the following: - Cell is set to General (tried it with different cell settings too) - Autocalc is on in settings (even a manual F9 calc doesn't work) -- Martin Verville We might need a few more clues: What is in A1? What is in A2? -- David Biddulph "Martin" <Martin@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message news:A9A25385-5BE8-4D38-A7A7-15E523C69DD9@microsoft.com... > This is very strange...Excel does not calculat...

Hi. I haven't looked at this feature in a couple of years. Excel can give you the formula for a charted function... what I mean is, given a few data points, it can create a best fit curve, and display the function that it used to do that... Would someone remind me where, please? Thanks. Hi, Right click the data series and pick Add Trendline. From the dialog you can choose the type of trend line and whether to display the formula. Cheers Andy mark wrote: > Hi. > > I haven't looked at this feature in a couple of years. > > Excel can give you the formula for ...

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Import data reads: Need to do statistical anaysis on hundreds of numbers and Cell value # of Cells don't want to enter the numbers by hand. 3 1 4 2 Would like: Cell Value 3 4 4 ...

dennist685 dennist685 <dennist685@nospam.gmail.com> wrote: > dennist685 Depoends on your Outlook version, which you decided wasn't important enough to mention. -- Brian Tillman 2007 tjanks "Brian Tillman" wrote: > dennist685 <dennist685@nospam.gmail.com> wrote: > > > dennist685 > > Depoends on your Outlook version, which you decided wasn't important enough > to mention. > -- > Brian Tillman > > dennist685 <dennist685@nospam.gmail.com> wrote: > 2007 I don't have OL 2007, but in OL 2003, the Readi...

Dear all, I am attempting to set up a template for someone else to use on another machine, and wish conditional format a cell such that it has four potential formats. The first is based on an adjacent cell value, and if this is met, then it is colour 1. The remaining three, are all AND statements involving the first cell and another cell value being less than date A, less than date B or less than date C. Is this possible to do? I have limited VB knowledge, and am wary of using add-ins as the people I am sending this to to use have limited excel knowledge. Regards, Steve -- stevepain -...