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Vlookup Function with Multiple Reference Columns
I posted a question a few days ago, but didn't get an answer so let me give
more detail. I am trying to do a Vlookup in B1 in Worksheet 2 that references a table in worksheet 1. The reference value though can be found in either column A, B or C and the results (output) will be three columns away from the reference column of the table. The Vlookup function looks at the most left column of the table (so column A). How do I get the function to look in A, B, C and return a value three columns over from the column it found the reference value. Your help is greatly appreciated. Worksheet 1 A B C D E F 1 A Code B Code C Code A Results B Results C Results 2 T3ATRHYX T3BTRHYX T3CTRHYX 0.0909 0.1053 0.1739 3 T3ABCHYX T3BBCHYX T3CBCHYX 0.4545 0.3947 0.3478 4 T3ABCITX T3BBCITX T3CBCITX 0.3636 0.3947 0.3478 Worsheet 2 A B C D Code Results Input Column OutPut Column 1 T3ATRHYX 0.0909 1 4 
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Vlookup Function with Multiple Reference Columns
I guess it's only fitting that I reply to a post from Biff!
Try this: =SUMIF(Sheet1!A2:C4,A1,Sheet1!D2:F4)  Biff Microsoft Excel MVP "Biff" wrote in message ... I posted a question a few days ago, but didn't get an answer so let me give more detail. I am trying to do a Vlookup in B1 in Worksheet 2 that references a table in worksheet 1. The reference value though can be found in either column A, B or C and the results (output) will be three columns away from the reference column of the table. The Vlookup function looks at the most left column of the table (so column A). How do I get the function to look in A, B, C and return a value three columns over from the column it found the reference value. Your help is greatly appreciated. Worksheet 1 A B C D E F 1 A Code B Code C Code A Results B Results C Results 2 T3ATRHYX T3BTRHYX T3CTRHYX 0.0909 0.1053 0.1739 3 T3ABCHYX T3BBCHYX T3CBCHYX 0.4545 0.3947 0.3478 4 T3ABCITX T3BBCITX T3CBCITX 0.3636 0.3947 0.3478 Worsheet 2 A B C D Code Results Input Column OutPut Column 1 T3ATRHYX 0.0909 1 4 
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Vlookup Function with Multiple Reference Columns
Another option: a generic construct which will work whether the results to be
returned are text or numbers. SUMIF will fail with text results. In Sheet2, Lookup values in A2 down In B2, copied to D2: =INDEX(Sheet1!D,MATCH($A2,Sheet1!A:A,0)) Then in E2: =INDEX(B22,MATCH(TRUE,INDEX(NOT(ISERROR(B22)), ),0)) will return the required result for the lookup value in A2. Copy B2:E2 down as needed.  Max Singapore http://savefile.com/projects/236895 Downloads:21,000 Files:370 Subscribers:66 xdemechanik  "Biff" wrote: I posted a question a few days ago, but didn't get an answer so let me give more detail. I am trying to do a Vlookup in B1 in Worksheet 2 that references a table in worksheet 1. The reference value though can be found in either column A, B or C and the results (output) will be three columns away from the reference column of the table. The Vlookup function looks at the most left column of the table (so column A). How do I get the function to look in A, B, C and return a value three columns over from the column it found the reference value. Your help is greatly appreciated. Worksheet 1 A B C D E F 1 A Code B Code C Code A Results B Results C Results 2 T3ATRHYX T3BTRHYX T3CTRHYX 0.0909 0.1053 0.1739 3 T3ABCHYX T3BBCHYX T3CBCHYX 0.4545 0.3947 0.3478 4 T3ABCITX T3BBCITX T3CBCITX 0.3636 0.3947 0.3478 Worsheet 2 A B C D Code Results Input Column OutPut Column 1 T3ATRHYX 0.0909 1 4 
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Vlookup Function with Multiple Reference Columns
Thanks Biff. That worked.
"T. Valko" wrote: I guess it's only fitting that I reply to a post from Biff! Try this: =SUMIF(Sheet1!A2:C4,A1,Sheet1!D2:F4)  Biff Microsoft Excel MVP "Biff" wrote in message ... I posted a question a few days ago, but didn't get an answer so let me give more detail. I am trying to do a Vlookup in B1 in Worksheet 2 that references a table in worksheet 1. The reference value though can be found in either column A, B or C and the results (output) will be three columns away from the reference column of the table. The Vlookup function looks at the most left column of the table (so column A). How do I get the function to look in A, B, C and return a value three columns over from the column it found the reference value. Your help is greatly appreciated. Worksheet 1 A B C D E F 1 A Code B Code C Code A Results B Results C Results 2 T3ATRHYX T3BTRHYX T3CTRHYX 0.0909 0.1053 0.1739 3 T3ABCHYX T3BBCHYX T3CBCHYX 0.4545 0.3947 0.3478 4 T3ABCITX T3BBCITX T3CBCITX 0.3636 0.3947 0.3478 Worsheet 2 A B C D Code Results Input Column OutPut Column 1 T3ATRHYX 0.0909 1 4 
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Vlookup Function with Multiple Reference Columns
You're welcome. Thanks for the feedback!
 Biff Microsoft Excel MVP "Biff" wrote in message ... Thanks Biff. That worked. "T. Valko" wrote: I guess it's only fitting that I reply to a post from Biff! Try this: =SUMIF(Sheet1!A2:C4,A1,Sheet1!D2:F4)  Biff Microsoft Excel MVP "Biff" wrote in message ... I posted a question a few days ago, but didn't get an answer so let me give more detail. I am trying to do a Vlookup in B1 in Worksheet 2 that references a table in worksheet 1. The reference value though can be found in either column A, B or C and the results (output) will be three columns away from the reference column of the table. The Vlookup function looks at the most left column of the table (so column A). How do I get the function to look in A, B, C and return a value three columns over from the column it found the reference value. Your help is greatly appreciated. Worksheet 1 A B C D E F 1 A Code B Code C Code A Results B Results C Results 2 T3ATRHYX T3BTRHYX T3CTRHYX 0.0909 0.1053 0.1739 3 T3ABCHYX T3BBCHYX T3CBCHYX 0.4545 0.3947 0.3478 4 T3ABCITX T3BBCITX T3CBCITX 0.3636 0.3947 0.3478 Worsheet 2 A B C D Code Results Input Column OutPut Column 1 T3ATRHYX 0.0909 1 4 
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