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I have a 2 columns. One with a LB value (column A), one with

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I have a 2 columns. One with a LB value (column A), one with a $ value (column B) that corresponds with the LB value in the same row. In a different worksheet, I have rows with item. If I put the weight of an item (eg, 4lbs) into a cell, how do I get the $ value in another cell to autofill with the corresponding Column B value in the original worksheet?
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Expert:  Brandon M. replied 1 year ago.

Brandon M. :

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Brandon M. :

This can be accomplished with a VLOOKUP function. Would you be willing to send the spreadsheet over and I can set up an example for you?

Customer:

Yes, let me create a simplified version. Hold on.

Brandon M. :

Take your time

Customer:

how do I attach a spreadsheet?

Brandon M. :

The easiest way is to use something like Wikisend: http://www.wikisend.com/

Brandon M. :

Just provide the URL or File ID when it is uploaded

Customer:

http://wikisend.com/download/992878/example.xlsx

Brandon M. :

Perfect. Just a sec

Brandon M. :

Ok, on C2 of Sheet 1, put the following: =VLOOKUP(B2, Sheet2!A2:B17, 2,FALSE)

Brandon M. :

A VLOOKUP will use the table specified ("Sheet2!A2:B17") and look for the value (B2). It will return the second column (2, the dollar amount) and the match has to be exact (False)

Brandon M. :

If you add to the LB table, you'll need to increase the range

Customer:

excellent. thanks.

Brandon M. :

No problem at all. Does that make sense?

Customer:

perfectly.

Brandon M. :

Great. Just want to make sure you understand so you can do it yourself.

Brandon M. :

Is there anything else I can help you with?

Customer:

Nope that did it. Thanks.

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