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i have 3 columns, need to put result in 4th column of column 1 if data then column 2 if data then column 3 if data. only one result posted

Solved by G. E. in 20 mins

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Excelchat Expert
16/07/2018 - 06:48

hello..

User
16/07/2018 - 06:48

hey

Excelchat Expert
16/07/2018 - 06:49

could you explain your problem..?

User
16/07/2018 - 06:49

let me put stuff in columns

Excelchat Expert
16/07/2018 - 06:49

OK..

User
16/07/2018 - 06:51

so i need to creat in another colunm a comaprison starting with coumn athen , b teh c but only n result, BLanks are intentional

User
16/07/2018 - 06:52

let me rewrite this sarting with column a , tehn b then c, but only one result, blank are intentional because 0 could be a value

Excelchat Expert
16/07/2018 - 06:53

so if there is value in column a, you want put a in the result..

User
16/07/2018 - 06:53

if is a solution that works great on row 2 but row 3 get too complicated

Excelchat Expert
16/07/2018 - 06:53

if a is blank.. result will be b..

Excelchat Expert
16/07/2018 - 06:54

if b is blank.. and c will be the result..

User
16/07/2018 - 06:54

if b and c are filled , only b is the result

User
16/07/2018 - 06:55

c is the result when nothing in A or B

Excelchat Expert
16/07/2018 - 06:57

please check formula..

User
16/07/2018 - 06:58

it look good , can i see teh formula

Excelchat Expert
16/07/2018 - 06:58

Sure..

User
16/07/2018 - 06:59

will this work in excel 2007

Excelchat Expert
16/07/2018 - 06:59

Sure..

Excelchat Expert
16/07/2018 - 06:59

hold on..

Excelchat Expert
16/07/2018 - 07:00

Yes, no problem..

User
16/07/2018 - 07:00

great , i guess that was easy for you, how much does it cost

Excelchat Expert
16/07/2018 - 07:01

what cost..??

Excelchat Expert
16/07/2018 - 07:01

You will be a expert in Excel in someday..

User
16/07/2018 - 07:02

so I can reach you very often like that

Excelchat Expert
16/07/2018 - 07:02

It just every day practice..

Excelchat Expert
16/07/2018 - 07:03

I read books, and asked questions whenever i had questions..

Excelchat Expert
16/07/2018 - 07:03

and I become expert in excel..

Excelchat Expert
16/07/2018 - 07:03

you will be ..

User
16/07/2018 - 07:04

can you explain vlookup rapidly

Excelchat Expert
16/07/2018 - 07:04

OK..

Excelchat Expert
16/07/2018 - 07:04

VLOOKUP(value, range, number, x)

Excelchat Expert
16/07/2018 - 07:05

this is how vlookup works..

Excelchat Expert
16/07/2018 - 07:05

you want find value in the range..

Excelchat Expert
16/07/2018 - 07:05

but range has multiple column..

Excelchat Expert
16/07/2018 - 07:05

you need to specify number..

Excelchat Expert
16/07/2018 - 07:06

x is true or false.. if it is false.. value must match exacty..

User
16/07/2018 - 07:06

show me on this sheet please

Excelchat Expert
16/07/2018 - 07:06

can you extend session..??

Excelchat Expert
16/07/2018 - 07:07

I need more time to explain to you...

User
16/07/2018 - 07:07

how

User
16/07/2018 - 07:08

do I extend it

Excelchat Expert
16/07/2018 - 07:08

but i didn't get extention..

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