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I am using excel to create a budget and I am using the vlookup

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I am using excel to create a budget and I am using the vlookup formula to reference parts and their vendors, title, and price. The issue is that the page that adds up all of the prices can not function unless all of the rows are full. The cells that show prices have "#N/A" in them which is interfering with the formula to add the prices together.



Please paste the vlookup formula here so I can try to fix it for you



Customer: replied 5 years ago.

=VLOOKUP(A10,'Materials List'!A4:D103,4,FALSE

Here you go


=IFERROR(VLOOKUP(A10,'Materials List'!A4:D103,4,FALSE),"")


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Customer: replied 5 years ago.
It removed the #N/A and replaced it with #Value.

Apparently you are using an old version of Excel (2003 or older). Correct?





Customer: replied 5 years ago.
I am 2011

It should work in Excel 2011 for the Mac!


Please send me the file so I can see the data you're trying to pull





Customer: replied 5 years ago.
OK. How?

Ok go to and upload the file using the Browse button (no need to signup) then copy the "File ID" number (or the download link) that you will be given and paste it here in your reply.


If the file has sensitive information let me know before you upload it


Customer: replied 5 years ago.

That file is indeed an Excel 2003 file (xls format). I will give you another formula that will work for 2003 but for what the question is worth and the time being spent on it you need to rate the answer as the issue was not in the formula that I gave you


Customer: replied 5 years ago.
Thank you. I forgot that I had begun with an older document. And I will rate it



Ok here is the file with the modified formulas in the yellow cells


Attachment: 2012-08-05_010942_copy_of_temp_budget_working_v1.1a.xls


Hope this is ok. Let me know if you have any questions