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February 15th 05, 08:51 PM
 RagDyer Posts: n/a

You can use Vlookup.

Account numbers on Sheet1, A2 to A6000.

Account numbers on Sheet2, A2 to A6000
Amounts on Sheet2, B2 to B6000.

Enter this in B2 of Sheet1:

=VLOOKUP(A2,Sheet2!\$A\$2:\$B\$6000,2,0)

You can drag down to copy, or the easy way is to double click on the "fill
handle" in the lower right corner of B2, which will copy the formula in B2
down Column B, as far as there is data in Column A.
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the first has a list of account numbers, for example

10
20
30

The second has a list of acount numbers and an amount, for example

10 100
20 150
30 175

How can I in the fisrt spreadsheet, use a formula to look in the second
spreadsheet for the corresponding account number, example 20, and pull the
correct value, example 150 withoutout coding each row in the first
spreadsheet to look exactly at the specific row in the second spreadsheet

For example, I can do this and it works

however I just want it to know where in the second spreadsheet column F the
value 20 exists and pull 175 from colum G

I don't want to have to tell the firts spreadsheet it is on row 11, I want
it to look through coulmn F and find the value 20, which matches the value
in
the first spreadsheet, and then give me the amount from that row in the