# Find Name In Range And Return Cell To The Right?

Jan 25, 2012
Have a range of data with names dotted in different rows and cells.

I want to find a name, the return the number in the cell to the right.

Can use VLOOKUP as names arent always in same column of the range.

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Mar 16, 2014

construct a formula that finds a value in a range , then returns the cell address of that value.

Say, i wanted to find the amount 12385 from another sheet , range C2:AA12 (contains only numbers , no duplicates). result should give me the address of that value.

I have tried the address & match function but gives me an N/A error.

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Nov 14, 2007

when I use the range.find function to find a certain value in a column.. i want to return the address of the cell.. and save it in a range variable. how would I do that?

so this is what i have now.. but Rng does not return as a range.. it returns 69... when i use ctrl + G and type ?rng

set rng = .range(A:A).find(what:=69, After:=.Cells(1, 1), Searchorder:=xlByRows, searchdirection:=xlPrevious)

ok so say it picks up..... cell A69... how do i get it to save range A69

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Jun 18, 2008

i have is 3 sheets in the same excel document. Sheet 1 is the mater sheet, which is a compilation of sheets 2 and 3, however the sheet layouts are different.

The sheets consist of a list of names and details. Sheet 1 has all the names in the list, however sheet 2 and 3 only have partial lists that are in a different order from the original list. The details listed next to the names in sheets 2 and 3 are different and hence a straight forward row copy and paste will not work.

What i need is to write a vba script that can take the name from the master list, search sheets 2 and 3 for the name and lookup the variables placed in next to the name, then update the master sheet accordingly, then continue to the next name on the master sheet and do the update again, and so on until all is updated. I have already thought about using lookup functions in excel however there is 1000 names on the list and around 60 details so it would be messy.

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Feb 17, 2010

Is there a way with the following formula to tell it that if value return is = to value of cell above then find return next value?

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Jul 10, 2014

I have attached a file to make this easier. Basically I would like to search "Points Scored" (B2:W9) for the highest score (which I already have done) and when it is found return the team's name that is associated with it. Then do this for the second, third, etc. as it can be seen in the "Main" sheet. I'm thinking an index/find approach, but I just keep getting "N/A".

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May 27, 2008

I have a chart:

ABCDE126143199167233153143310351018220110246817085151581166230162692149206173711417214213281273781662029132178200255

I need a formula to find the maximum value in C1:E9 and return the corresponding number in column A. In this instance, the answer would be 12. I've been trying to make it work with a combination of Offset and Max formulas, but since the maximum could be in any one of three columns, I don't know how to make it work.

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Jul 13, 2014

I'm writing a macro that will import data from one workbook to another, based on yesterdays date. I have the import functionality working, and I've been playing all afternoon, but I can't find a way to find yesterdays date in a range and use that row number as the row offset value in this line:

Rather than having a set row offset value (in this case, 14) I would like to use the find function to lookup yesterdays date in range "B50:B80" in the worksheet I've designated as "sh1" and return the row number of the cell that has yesterdays date and use this value as the row offset value, replacing the hard coded 14 that is in there currently. The date values in the range are formatted as per Date Format.jpg.

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Feb 28, 2012

I have four named ranges (Segment, Keyword, Impressions and Dropdown) and I would like to create a formula-based ranking of keywords by impressions and clicks. Using the following array formula, I am able to return the correct values for impressions or clicks:

{=LARGE(IF(Segment=DropDown,Impressions),$H7)} where $H7 is the number ranking 1, 2, 3 etc.

My question is what array formula could be used to find which row in the array returned that number and then pulls the data from the same row in the other named ranges?

Essentially find row of {=LARGE(IF(Segment=DropDown,Impressions),$H7)} but return Keyword and Clicks on that row.

Other Notes: I cannot use pivot tables and some values might be the same which would make Vlookups not accurate for duplicate values.

Link to an example document to clarify this. [URL] .......

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Jun 3, 2014

I am trying to find out how many weeks our current inventory will support our sales. I am trying to research formulas that will do this, and coming back with things like OFFSET, MATCH, INDEX but am not certain the best way to put them together to get what I need. I use excel daily, but this is a bit mroe advanced than I am used to

Mini.xlsx

Starting in cell B4, I would like to count how many weeks of Demand can be covered by the specific Available On Hands in row 3 for that week, put the number of "Weeks Covered" into cell B2, and then fill over to the right in row 2. Right now, the values in row 2 are from my own manual calculations, but I would like a dynamic formula that will sum up the values in row 4 up to (but not greater than) the value in B3, give the count of cells that reached that sum (or even better with decimals to show the percentage covered), which I will copy over into B3:B13. Not sure if that makes sense, or if I can explain in a better way. The yellow cells are what I am trying to create a formula for and am currently stuck.

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Jun 10, 2008

I have a drop down list in a merged cell B12-F12 and B13-F13 and B14-F14 . . . B30-F30.

I need the adjacent merged cell to populate a reason (text) based on the text answer in the drop down list or the entered text in the first merged cell. For example in the cell B12-F12 the user picks from the list or types in "Amiodarone." I want the adjacent merged cell G12-J12to automatically fill with "Heart Rhythm." I also want to be able to set up multiple if - them statements like if Amiodarone is entered then fill adjacent cell with Heart Rhythm and if Toprol XL then fill adjacent cell with Heart / Blood pressure and if simvastatin then fill adjacent cell with Cholesterol, etc. I have about 30 different options for cell 1 that I want to have auto fill in cell 2 based on the contents of cell 1. I've attached my file.

I want the user to be able to choose from the list or type the drug name in.

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May 10, 2009

This time I'm trying to use the max value and row value at the same time, but it won't let me. Here's what I'm trying to do...

A B C D

1 a b c d

2 7 9 4 2

3 e f g h

4 8 2 7 8

5 i j k l

6 4 3 3 9

I want Cell A7 to return the letter before the highest value in column A...

A7=e

B7=b

C7=g

D7=l

I tried to do something using two cells, but even then I couldn't figure it out.

I thought a ROW(MAX(A1:A6)) would give me the row and I could go from there, but that didn't work.

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Feb 24, 2009

I have a problem with VLOOKUP. The Value im trying to look up a value which is one of 5 sheets Called Con1 to Con 5. These Sheet names are in an Array called "ArrCons" the look up value range is also a variable and looping through column "C". The table Array is on Sheet "Con" Range "A:E", return column is 2 and the logical value is "false".

ActiveCell.Offset(i-1,2)=Application.VLOOKUP _(ArrCons(y)!C & i -1, Sheets("Con").Range("A:D"),2,False)

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Mar 22, 2008

I am drawing a complete blank of this one. I know it can be done but I can't seem to remember how I did this in the past.

I have a sheet that has cells A1 at MB, A2 as ML A3 as MD

Then in cells B1 I have MB,TL then in B2 I have ML and then B3 is Blank this time.

Then in cells C1 I have Jim, C2 has Jack, and C3 has Fred.

What I want to do is have a formula that is in cell D1 that looks at the value in A1 and finds that value in Column B and if it is found return the value in the same row in Column C. In the example it would show Jim since MB is found in cell B1.

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Jun 12, 2008

I'm trying to write a macro where I match specific letters from one cell, with a column in another sheet so I can copy/paste adjacent cells. As an example I have a list of part numbers in column A of my Document1:

ex.

C12932-1

C13226-2

I want to be able to find the corresponding part number in column A in Document2:

ex.

C-12932

C-13226

However the proplem is clearly that the part numbers are written differently. So I need to just search for "12932" or "13226"

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Aug 12, 2008

I am trying to complete these steps:

Take a value from AK59 from the "EQF" tab in a file called "QuoteMaster.xls"

Use that value to find match in column "A" in a Seperate workbook "ITMSTR.xls" on the "Sheet1" tab

Offset to the right 1 cell of the found value, take back to the "QuoteMaster.xls" and put in cell "AN59"

My code comes up with no errors, it opens the file and closes is as shown, but it doesn't copy the value over for whatever reason...

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Jul 20, 2014

I need to write a conditional formula that will look up in a 2nd worksheet the last coloumn with data (note that there will be some coloumns in the row that will have data and some that will be blank, I need the last column for that specific row to be the return result)

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Sep 3, 2006

On Sheet2 I have a table where I want M2 to do the following:

1.) Look at cell A2 where the name "John" is and B2 where the name "smith" is.

2.) Look at sheet1 and look in B2 and C2 for "John" and "smith"

3.) Once it matches the name, place the contents of sheet1, cell I2 into sheet2, cell M2.

So in short, match the name on sheet2 to the name on sheet1 and return the number in I2 to M2 on sheet2.

Maybe combining the persons name in to one column would make it easier?

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Nov 13, 2006

I would like to be able to find all cells in row 2 that are "greater than 0". Then I would like to return the coresponding job number in row 4. I need to create a list of each job with the number of hous spent on that job next to it. I may have 30 different jobs but only 5 jobs that have hours for the specific week.

How I attemted to solve this is to create a table that listed all the hours from the largest number in row 2 to the smallest. Then I found the job number corresponding to that number of hours. The problem with this meathod is that if two jobs have the same amount of hours then the first job number is returned for both values that are the same. See attached example.

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Jan 17, 2014

I have this table, which can be seen as a basic custom gantt chart: KLRWo.png

And I would like to fill the A column with start dates, based on the first filled cell of the range on the same row, and the header value of its respective column (row 1). It's easier to show my expected result than write it actually:

WiMZH.png

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Sep 6, 2013

Is there any formula to find text and return its cell address? This is like when we use Ctrl+F function to find a text, and Excel then highlight the cell contains the referred text. At the same time, the name-bar displays the address of the cell. Now, is there any formula that can perform such task like this?

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Dec 10, 2007

Working on an export from an e-commerce application that lists the item purchased, unfortunately not by item #, but rather a lengthy description. I'm trying to construct an item number based on that description which contains several constants.

Each item ordered appears in a single row, comprised of ORDERID, QTY, PRODUCT DESCRIPTION

I have several tables to pick out PRODUCT TYPE, COLOR, SIZE, etc. I need a formula to search to see which of the unique values appears in each in the cell and return the shortcut of that value.

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION example "Sweater - Blue - Large - Wool"

TYPE TABLE:

Sweater SWTR

T-Shirt TSHT

Jeans JEANS

COLOR TABLE:

Blue BL

Green GN

Purple PL

Black BK

I would have separate tables for each part of the description.

The formula I'm seeking would search the PRODUCT DESCRIPTION cell for the range of values for each 'part'. So it would search to see which of Sweater, T-Shirt, or Jeans was in the cell and then return the one that was - SWTR in this example. I would modify this formula for each 'part', in its own cell, and then use an =cell#&"-"&cell#&etc... to combine these returned values.

I know I can write a large if- chain using ISERROR & FIND, though some of these lists will get lengthy.

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Mar 22, 2008

I have a spreadsheet with a column A of dates April 08, May 08, June 08 etc. Adjacent to each of these dates is a value in column B. I want to select the appropriate value relevent to the current date and use it elsewhere. Therefore if it happens to be Oct 08 when I open the spreadsheet I want the value in column B, adjacent to Oct 08 to be represented.

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Oct 23, 2009

I have a table with multiple columns in which I want to find a value, then return the value that shows up to the right of it.

For instance:

I want to look for a unique value that exists in a cell somewhere in columns B-F, then I want to return the value of the cell in the next column.

So if I have value XYZ, and it's found in row 12 of Column B, I want to return the value in row 12 of column C.

Any way to do this with an index and match or some other formula?

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Dec 12, 2012

i want to match a cell data with a range of cells and if matches return the cell reference in another cell

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May 27, 2014

Looking to find 1 of 2 words in a cell in column B and return the word found in the same row in column E. This seemed easy but I am not having any luck.

the cells in column B have several words in them but I am looking for 2 specific words "PLAT" and "ORIG". If the word is not in the cell, it should show a blank cell in column E in the same row, otherwise one of the 2 words should be in that row in column E. A VBA loop would be ideal but a formula that can do it might work as well.

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Aug 6, 2013

I need method, using a button, that looks at a cell--say EO2, for example--, looks back on a master worksheet at a specified row and range for a match, then looks at the information from a specified range below the matching cell (The information in this column will either be blank or have an "X" in the cell), and then those rows that do not have an "X" will be hidden in the corresponding rows in the working worksheet. Therefore, if at any time the value in "EO2" ever changes, then it will automatically find a new match and repopulate and hide information as before. About 130 columns will have its own button so that a "query" can be made that depends on the information in a particular cell in that column.

The master worksheet now has matrix of 287 rows and 58 columns. Each row is for an operating procedure and each column shows a job code. An "X" in a coordinate cell for a column/row shows whether that job code is responsible for knowing that operating procedure. So, on the working sheet, an employee's primary job code is given underneath his or her name. When the button is pushed, all the operating procedures not required for a given person will be hidden and only the required ones will remain visible--grouped, if you will. Qualification dates will be easier to see now that the information is consolidated. Whenever someone transfers to a new position, a new code will be inputed on the working sheet. When the button is pushed, a new grouping will result. Any operating instructions that overlap will still have qualification dates, so that information will not need to be transcribed.

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Oct 18, 2013

I have two spreadsheets.

spreadsheet 1:

Lookup from Order numbers listed from A5:A177.

requested formula in I5: I would like a lookup to sheet 2 based on the order number (F19:F191), to return the cell above the first non-blank value.

spreadsheet 2:

Lookup value:Order number listed from F19:F191.

Data search:AY19:CI191

return the (date) which is in the range above the data search from row AY18:CI18.

I've had a look at few forums but i'm getting mixed responses, having to use index / match / lookup / min / --.

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Jul 2, 2012

I have a range of cells each containing a name. Based on a number that has to be entered manually I want excel to return the names concatenated in one cell. So for example:

Number of variable entered: 5

q9001

q9002

q9003

q9004

q9005

q9006

etc.

Should give me: "q9001 q9002 q9003 q9004 q9005"

I have been trying to work with formulas using IF and CONCAT functions. But so far I haven't figured out how to have excel return me the correct amount of variables for each separate number that can be entered seeing the number of variables entered can vary from 1 up to 50.

(Using Excel 2010)

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Apr 4, 2008

how to make the data look like a table with three columns. Other than the date, it is space delimited. I have a tracking spreadsheet where Column A is populated with dates for the year. Column C contains daily values.

I don't always start entering daily values on the first day of the year, e.g., this year the first value in Column C corresponds to March 9. All values in Column C are contiguous - there are no blank cells until the value in Column A is greater than today's date code. I would like to use a formula (rather than VBA) to look down Column C and find the first non-blank entry where the value in Column A is less than or equal to today(). In this case, the formula should return the value for March 9, 2008.

CREATE TABLES LIKE BELOW?Column A Column B Column C

March 1, 2008Saturday

March 2, 2008Sunday

March 3, 2008Monday

March 4, 2008Tuesday

March 5, 2008Wednesday ...................

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