# Excel - IF Function Problem - Expert Solution

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if a value in the same row is found in another column copy it to another column
Solved by S. A. in 27 mins
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Excelchat Expert 16/04/2018 - 01:51
Hi!
Excelchat Expert 16/04/2018 - 01:51
How are you? By any chance, are you able to provide a sample data set we could work with?
Excelchat Expert 16/04/2018 - 01:51
Thanks
User 16/04/2018 - 01:52
Hi , i am copying the data now
Excelchat Expert 16/04/2018 - 01:53
Excelchat Expert 16/04/2018 - 01:53
thanks
User 16/04/2018 - 01:53
Thanks
User 16/04/2018 - 01:53
Peer Coach 1
Excelchat Expert 16/04/2018 - 01:54
User 16/04/2018 - 01:54
peer coach column is randamozied
User 16/04/2018 - 01:55
Marci is coaching linda on the same row
Excelchat Expert 16/04/2018 - 01:55
which row is this by the way?
Excelchat Expert 16/04/2018 - 01:55
okay, the highlighted row - row 1
User 16/04/2018 - 01:56
i need a formula that checks column c and when it finds linda it copy marci to E14
User 16/04/2018 - 01:56
i hope that helps
Excelchat Expert 16/04/2018 - 01:56
Excelchat Expert 16/04/2018 - 01:57
if condition is true, then E2 = Marci Piasecki
Excelchat Expert 16/04/2018 - 01:57
is this correct?
User 16/04/2018 - 01:57
yes
User 16/04/2018 - 01:57
not E2
Excelchat Expert 16/04/2018 - 01:58
E14
Excelchat Expert 16/04/2018 - 01:58
sorry to miss that
User 16/04/2018 - 01:58
the cell in E that is next to marci
User 16/04/2018 - 01:58
and do the same for all peer coaches
User 16/04/2018 - 01:59
is that clear
Excelchat Expert 16/04/2018 - 01:59
i'll try building a formula, and please let me know if i got it correctly
Excelchat Expert 16/04/2018 - 01:59
will let you know if I'm done
User 16/04/2018 - 01:59
i need to fill column E
Excelchat Expert 16/04/2018 - 02:01
so for example, just for final clarification - can you tell me what is the expected value for E2?
Excelchat Expert 16/04/2018 - 02:01
and E3
User 16/04/2018 - 02:01
on sec
Excelchat Expert 16/04/2018 - 02:01
okay
User 16/04/2018 - 02:02
ok , let me think :) one sec please
Excelchat Expert 16/04/2018 - 02:02
sure :) no worries
User 16/04/2018 - 02:04
This is it
User 16/04/2018 - 02:04
you got it
Excelchat Expert 16/04/2018 - 02:05
got it
User 16/04/2018 - 02:05
ok , thanks
User 16/04/2018 - 02:05
and so on
Excelchat Expert 16/04/2018 - 02:06
can you see the values in column E?
User 16/04/2018 - 02:06
i am checking
User 16/04/2018 - 02:06
now yes i do
Excelchat Expert 16/04/2018 - 02:07
I hope I got your specifications right
Excelchat Expert 16/04/2018 - 02:07
User 16/04/2018 - 02:07
ok , i am checkinh
User 16/04/2018 - 02:07
Thanks
User 16/04/2018 - 02:09
it seems working great
User 16/04/2018 - 02:09
Excelchat Expert 16/04/2018 - 02:09
Excelchat Expert 16/04/2018 - 02:09
Excelchat Expert 16/04/2018 - 02:09
as long as it is of the same nature to your original problem :)
User 16/04/2018 - 02:09
how can i alsoi get the emails of the students in columns e top automatically be attched to the column
Excelchat Expert 16/04/2018 - 02:10
do you have the record of student-email address?
Excelchat Expert 16/04/2018 - 02:11
is it okay if I reposition the unsorted email address in column B?
User 16/04/2018 - 02:11
can i attach the emails of each student before the formula in in E kicks in
User 16/04/2018 - 02:11
yes it just needs to be on the same row as the user
Excelchat Expert 16/04/2018 - 02:12
User 16/04/2018 - 02:12
ok
User 16/04/2018 - 02:13
perfect , i think this is it
User 16/04/2018 - 02:13
That is awesome
Excelchat Expert 16/04/2018 - 02:13
Nice!
User 16/04/2018 - 02:13
Great job !!!
Excelchat Expert 16/04/2018 - 02:14
is it okay to mark this problem as ANSWERED?
User 16/04/2018 - 02:14
I truly appreciate that help
Excelchat Expert 16/04/2018 - 02:14
thank you :) i'm happy to help
Excelchat Expert 16/04/2018 - 02:14
If you don't need anything else, you may hover over the Time Remaining part of the window
User 16/04/2018 - 02:14
That will facilitate a lot of things
Excelchat Expert 16/04/2018 - 02:14
and select End Session :)
User 16/04/2018 - 02:14
sure .Thank you so much again
Excelchat Expert 16/04/2018 - 02:15
Excelchat Expert 16/04/2018 - 02:15
you're welcome
Excelchat Expert 16/04/2018 - 02:15
Your kind feedback is very much appreciated
User 16/04/2018 - 02:15
can i put that in a macro
User 16/04/2018 - 02:15
sure
User 16/04/2018 - 02:15
will do
User 16/04/2018 - 02:15
u guys are amazing
Excelchat Expert 16/04/2018 - 02:15
Oh I'm sorry macros are out of our service scope
Excelchat Expert 16/04/2018 - 02:16
Thanks a lot! You're amazing too :)
User 16/04/2018 - 02:16
how about a formula that randamozes a column into A b c d groups
User 16/04/2018 - 02:16
instead of 1 2 3 4
User 16/04/2018 - 02:17
i am sorry for my many requests
User 16/04/2018 - 02:17
Thanksssssssssssssssssss
Excelchat Expert 16/04/2018 - 02:17
I am sorry but this conversation is monitored and we are only allowed to cover one problem type per session
Excelchat Expert 16/04/2018 - 02:17
If you like, you can try posting that problem here and I'll be glad to take it on for another session with you :)
User 16/04/2018 - 02:18
sure thanks again

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