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Hello :)
I need a formula to do the following
if cells A and B match return values from each row in column C to cells D1 D2 D3 D4
Thank you

Solved by T. L. in 51 mins

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Excelchat Expert
27/09/2018 - 01:02

Hello, I understand that you need a formula that checks if the values of A and B are matching then you want the value in C to be placed in D, right?

Excelchat Expert
27/09/2018 - 01:03

Are you there?

User
27/09/2018 - 01:03

yes however there are multiple values

User
27/09/2018 - 01:03

ill show you

Excelchat Expert
27/09/2018 - 01:03

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User
27/09/2018 - 01:06

so i need to match A1 in sheet1 with column A in sheet two and return all of the values from Sheet2 Column B to Column B1, B2,B3, B4 in sheet 1

Excelchat Expert
27/09/2018 - 01:07

There are always 4 Order numbers?

User
27/09/2018 - 01:07

maximum of 4, sometimes less

Excelchat Expert
27/09/2018 - 01:08

Okay, So whatever name is in A1 you want to retrieve all the Order numbers for that name from Sheet2, right?

User
27/09/2018 - 01:08

yers

Excelchat Expert
27/09/2018 - 01:08

Okay, I can help you with this. Just a heads up, the solution to this will be a bit complicated and it would be difficult to adjust it once we are done. If you want you can upload your actual file so I can work on it otherwise, I'll only be able to give you a solution based on your example and you'll have to adopt the solution to your actual file.

User
27/09/2018 - 01:09

okay, however the data in the file is sensitve customer information

Excelchat Expert
27/09/2018 - 01:10

I see. If that's the case then I'll only be able to give you a generic solution. I'll try my best to explain the solution but I can't guarantee the rest.

Excelchat Expert
27/09/2018 - 01:11

You want the Order numbers to be in the same column?

Excelchat Expert
27/09/2018 - 01:11

For instance, like that?

User
27/09/2018 - 01:11

yes! exactly like that

Excelchat Expert
27/09/2018 - 01:12

Okay, I'll be working on this locally on my desktop. I will be using an array formula to solve this. Please give me a few minutes.

User
27/09/2018 - 01:12

no problem thank you very mcuh

Excelchat Expert
27/09/2018 - 01:16

Please download this file.

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Excelchat Expert
27/09/2018 - 01:17

Open the file once you have downloaded it.

User
27/09/2018 - 01:17

got it

Excelchat Expert
27/09/2018 - 01:17

Okay, I've added several other names in Sheet2 just to test it out.

Excelchat Expert
27/09/2018 - 01:17

You can try replacing the name in A1 to see that it works.

User
27/09/2018 - 01:18

how would i increase the amount of cells to return to in sheet 1 if needed?

Excelchat Expert
27/09/2018 - 01:19

You will just have to drag the formula down.

User
27/09/2018 - 01:19

gotcha!

Excelchat Expert
27/09/2018 - 01:19

I was under the impression that the max number of Order numbers is 4 so I made it to 4.

Excelchat Expert
27/09/2018 - 01:19

Now if you notice the formula, it will only be monitoring the first 100 rows of Sheet2.

User
27/09/2018 - 01:19

4 is fine :)

User
27/09/2018 - 01:20

am i able to change the faulse value from 0 to nothing?

Excelchat Expert
27/09/2018 - 01:20

If you will have more data in Sheet 2, you will have to adjust the formula and replace 100 with 250 or something.

User
27/09/2018 - 01:20

false*

Excelchat Expert
27/09/2018 - 01:20

The 0 is because you have a john smith with empty in your Sheet2.

User
27/09/2018 - 01:21

is it possible to display nothing instead of 0 if sheet 2 is blank?

Excelchat Expert
27/09/2018 - 01:21

We are running out of time.

Excelchat Expert
27/09/2018 - 01:21

You won't be able to reply here but you can reply in the sheet to the right.

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