# Excel - COLUMN Function Problem - Expert Solution

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I need to build a table where i can enter dates in column A, and column B identifies the pay code used that day was based on data in the second sheet (on the second sheet, the date, and the paycode are in columns a and b respectively).
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User 20/08/2017 - 07:25
Nope
User 20/08/2017 - 07:25
not yet ayway
Excelchat Expert 20/08/2017 - 07:25
Welcome, Thanks for choosing Got It Pro-Excel
Excelchat Expert 20/08/2017 - 07:26
you does not upload sheet with data
User 20/08/2017 - 07:26
no i haven't
Excelchat Expert 20/08/2017 - 07:27
the 2nd shet is like that I add
User 20/08/2017 - 07:27
Yes
User 20/08/2017 - 07:27
I can quickly type it out if that is easier
Excelchat Expert 20/08/2017 - 07:27
can you fill some data
User 20/08/2017 - 07:27
sure
Excelchat Expert 20/08/2017 - 07:28
now you want in sheet 1
Excelchat Expert 20/08/2017 - 07:29
when you enter one of the dates to display code in same row in column b
Excelchat Expert 20/08/2017 - 07:30
on column e
User 20/08/2017 - 07:31
Column, c and d come from manual entry but E i'd like to pull from Column B on the second sheet, based on the data points i entered in A
Excelchat Expert 20/08/2017 - 07:31
ok give me moment to see and solve
Excelchat Expert 20/08/2017 - 07:34
Entering Explanation Phase
Excelchat Expert 20/08/2017 - 07:35
thats will work
Excelchat Expert 20/08/2017 - 07:37
but if there is no code associte with date what the result you want to done
Excelchat Expert 20/08/2017 - 07:37
hello
User 20/08/2017 - 07:38
in the table that i'm building, ever date i enter in column A will have a point of data on the second sheet
Excelchat Expert 20/08/2017 - 07:38
in order that there is no code we use that
User 20/08/2017 - 07:39
?
Excelchat Expert 20/08/2017 - 07:40
if you does not enter date error will appear
Excelchat Expert 20/08/2017 - 07:40
To prevent the error from appearing
User 20/08/2017 - 07:40
ok so until i have column A complete, E on this sheet with show an error
Excelchat Expert 20/08/2017 - 07:41
look if you enter wrong date
Excelchat Expert 20/08/2017 - 07:41
now is it clear
User 20/08/2017 - 07:42
ok
Excelchat Expert 20/08/2017 - 07:42
are you have any other question
Excelchat Expert 20/08/2017 - 07:43
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