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I am trying to write a macro which will get values from column B and C and print the result on column D using a simple function like the one before:

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Col A Col B Col C Col D Col E Col F Col G Col H Col I Col J Col K Col L Col M Col N Col O Col P Col Q Col R Col S Col T
Row 1 B ID Name Org Div T Number Model Make S Function E Function Type Description P ID OG Hours Sum EA P Hours Sum P S Hours EQ

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Row 2
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n/a If formula populates Column Q cells with "n/a" if Column L cells contain a "0" or "2".

Row 3
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O3+((O3/P3)*28) You get the Sum "28" by adding all the "P Hours" in Column O that match these 3 values:
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2. The "S Function" value "Cont" in Column H
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[Code] ...........

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