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How to get a blank cell instead of a "0"
I used (various and many) spreadsheets at www.contextures.com to create a
2tier dependent droplist for addressing invoices. The third, fourth, and fifth lines use IF functions to call data from a named range on another sheet in the workbook. However, some of the addresses do not have a fifth line. Short of going through all of the entries (over 150), how can I alter the formula (below) to yield a blank cell instead of a zero. =IF(ISERROR(VLOOKUP($D$11,INDIRECT(VLOOKUP($D$10,C HDLookup,2,0)&"Lookup"),4,0)),"",VLOOKUP($D$11,IND IRECT(VLOOKUP($D$10,CHDLookup,2,0)&"Lookup"),4,0))] 
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How to get a blank cell instead of a "0"
You'd have to add another IF(VLOOKUP(.....)=0,"",VLOOKUP(.....)) which will
make the formula pretty long. Or, use a helper cell with just this: =VLOOKUP($D$11,INDIRECT(VLOOKUP($D$10,CHDLookup,2, 0)&"Lookup"),4,0) Then use a formula like this that pulls the result from the helper cell: =IF(ISERROR(helper_cell),"",IF(helper_cell=0,"",he lper_cell))  Biff Microsoft Excel MVP "ABlevins" > wrote in message ... >I used (various and many) spreadsheets at www.contextures.com to create a > 2tier dependent droplist for addressing invoices. The third, fourth, > and > fifth lines use IF functions to call data from a named range on another > sheet > in the workbook. However, some of the addresses do not have a fifth line. > Short of going through all of the entries (over 150), how can I alter the > formula (below) to yield a blank cell instead of a zero. > > =IF(ISERROR(VLOOKUP($D$11,INDIRECT(VLOOKUP($D$10,C HDLookup,2,0)&"Lookup"),4,0)),"",VLOOKUP($D$11,IND IRECT(VLOOKUP($D$10,CHDLookup,2,0)&"Lookup"),4,0))] 
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How to get a blank cell instead of a "0"
Just a suggestion...
If a 0 is really being returned, the OP may want to see that. But if the "sending" cell was empty, the OP may want to hide that 0. I'd use something like: =if(iserror(vlookup(...)),"",if(vlookup(...)="","" ,vlookup(...)))) "T. Valko" wrote: > > You'd have to add another IF(VLOOKUP(.....)=0,"",VLOOKUP(.....)) which will > make the formula pretty long. > > Or, use a helper cell with just this: > > =VLOOKUP($D$11,INDIRECT(VLOOKUP($D$10,CHDLookup,2, 0)&"Lookup"),4,0) > > Then use a formula like this that pulls the result from the helper cell: > > =IF(ISERROR(helper_cell),"",IF(helper_cell=0,"",he lper_cell)) > >  > Biff > Microsoft Excel MVP > > "ABlevins" > wrote in message > ... > >I used (various and many) spreadsheets at www.contextures.com to create a > > 2tier dependent droplist for addressing invoices. The third, fourth, > > and > > fifth lines use IF functions to call data from a named range on another > > sheet > > in the workbook. However, some of the addresses do not have a fifth line. > > Short of going through all of the entries (over 150), how can I alter the > > formula (below) to yield a blank cell instead of a zero. > > > > =IF(ISERROR(VLOOKUP($D$11,INDIRECT(VLOOKUP($D$10,C HDLookup,2,0)&"Lookup"),4,0)),"",VLOOKUP($D$11,IND IRECT(VLOOKUP($D$10,CHDLookup,2,0)&"Lookup"),4,0))]  Dave Peterson 
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