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I need to create a formula that fills finds the Sheet (col A) and then the Component (col B) and then adds the value I put in Col H into a cell in the corresponding cell of column of the found sheet.

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User
22/08/2018 - 04:23

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Excelchat Expert
22/08/2018 - 04:23

hi

Excelchat Expert
22/08/2018 - 04:23

Let me download the the file

User
22/08/2018 - 04:24

Thanks

User
22/08/2018 - 04:25

I need to create a formula that finds the Sheet (col A) and then the Component (col B) and then adds the value I put in Col H into a cell in the corresponding cell of column of the found sheet.

Excelchat Expert
22/08/2018 - 04:25

Can you tell the sheet name you are referring to?

User
22/08/2018 - 04:25

For example, it will find the sheet from A1 of the lookup tab

User
22/08/2018 - 04:26

and then find the component on that sheet (B2)

Excelchat Expert
22/08/2018 - 04:27

correct me if I am wrong but you want a formula that when you enter some other reference it brings the value from there. Is that correct?

User
22/08/2018 - 04:27

and then update the price in col I of that found sheet

User
22/08/2018 - 04:27

correct

Excelchat Expert
22/08/2018 - 04:29

The last part is not possible as each product has difference shee

Excelchat Expert
22/08/2018 - 04:30

*sheet

User
22/08/2018 - 04:32

is it possible to make something a set of formulas that i can copy and paste to each sheet?

Excelchat Expert
22/08/2018 - 04:32

Let us first breakdown the big problem in to small pieces.

Excelchat Expert
22/08/2018 - 04:33

What will be the input? I am assuiming NNPN. Is that correct?

User
22/08/2018 - 04:34

hmmm can you rephrase that>

User
22/08/2018 - 04:34

?*

Excelchat Expert
22/08/2018 - 04:35

Sure. As you mentioned that "it will find the sheet from A1 of the lookup table". Can you tell me based on what column are we looking for?

User
22/08/2018 - 04:36

we are looking for the sheet first (A1)

User
22/08/2018 - 04:36

the component second (B2)

User
22/08/2018 - 04:36

B1*

User
22/08/2018 - 04:37

and then the price... column i of that location found

Excelchat Expert
22/08/2018 - 04:38

Sure

Excelchat Expert
22/08/2018 - 04:46

Please take a look at the sheet "Search"

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User
22/08/2018 - 04:47

ok

Excelchat Expert
22/08/2018 - 04:47

So if you enter any NNMP number, it will get all other details

User
22/08/2018 - 04:48

reviewing

Excelchat Expert
22/08/2018 - 04:48

Sure

User
22/08/2018 - 04:50

ah i see what you did... thats really good. but not what i needed. i need to be able to type intothe lookup tab col h and it update a cell of the corresponding sheeyt

Excelchat Expert
22/08/2018 - 04:52

As I mentioned earlier, the update part will not wok as there are different sheets

Excelchat Expert
22/08/2018 - 04:55

I gave the solution for the part where you wanted to get col B and I information

Excelchat Expert
22/08/2018 - 04:57

Are you there?

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