**Question description:**

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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

Alright, please take your time

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

Okay, can you please help me define the following in terms of cell/range references

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

so check column c for value = Linda Moradzadeh

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

Otherwise please let me know

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

i please have another question

Excelchat Expert
16/04/2018 - 02:09

Glad to hear that

Excelchat Expert
16/04/2018 - 02:09

go ahead

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

Please see column G

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

Glad to know that

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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