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Hi, all,

I need help!

I have Table1 and Table2 in Spreadsheet. In Table2, there are two or more Invoice Number under same Serial Number.
What I wnat is display the Invoice Number as Original Invoice Number in Table1 if Invoice Number in Table2 is different than Invoice Number in Table1 under same Serial Number.
I tried using Vlookup, but it just display the first value found.

Sample data is attached.

Please advise.

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i create two table ,table1 contains following data.

Table1 item no customer invoice qty DM-1002 EVG 125 500 SS-7002 EVG 126 600 SO-MITB1 EVG 127 300 BUK-1005 BUK 128 300 BUK-1006 BUK 129 500
table2 contains following three headings of data

Table2 customer invoice qty

in table2 i want to get the customer name from first table so i create a simple relation between two tables.
i drag customer from table1 and leave it on table2 and i table2 design view i click customer heading and then in raw sorce i select table1 and in table1 it shows me drop down list of item no not for customer.

please tell me what's going wrong.


Hi, I need a way to select a discontinuous range in VBA with these circumstances:

The data I'm working with is grouped into 5 by 5 regions, each region with a header above it, stacked one above the other with an empty line between each

There are also several "columns" of these tables, although I could put them on separate sheets if that simplifies the code

What I want to do is find the maximum value within a given location in each table. By this, I mean that I will be comparing the value in 1st row in the 1st column of the 1st table with the value in the 1st row in the 1st column of the 2nd table.

I can't seem to upload files here at work, but the tables look something like...

1 2 3 4 5
6 7 8 9 0
1 2 3 4 5
1 2 3 4 5
1 2 3 4 5

6 7 0 9 0
1 2 3 4 5
6 7 0 9 0
6 7 0 9 0
6 7 0 9 0

With the end product being
Table2 Table2 Table1 Table2 Table2
Table1 Table1 Table1 Table1 Table1
Table2 Table2 Table1 Table2 Table2
Table2 Table2 Table1 Table2 Table2
Table2 Table2 Table1 Table2 Table2

Thanks in advance, sorry for the mess

For example, on sheet1 there is table1 (A10:G11) and on sheet2 there is table2 (A1:I20). For every row table1 has, I want table2 to copy data from table2 (A1:I20) and add it to the bottom of table2 making table2 now (A1:I40) when table1 is (A10:G12).

Thank you

SELECT Table1.Field4, [Table2].Field1, [Table2].Field2, [Table2].Field3
FROM Table1 INNER JOIN [Table2] ON Table1.Field4 = [Table2].Field4;

Thanks for any help. I'd like to be able to edit the display and have any
changes (or deletions) reflected in Table2.

I've got a worksheet with several tables, each of which I've assigned a defined name. At the top of my worksheet I have several cells containing lookup functions, and these are repeated for each defined table on the sheet.

Right now I'm creating all my lookup functions for a single table, copying the cells containing these functions, and editing the references to the defined names in the copies by hand, giving me a final product something like this:


                      A                       B                      C                      D
2                    10                      10                     10                     10
3 =VLOOKUP(A$2,Table1,2) =VLOOKUP(B$2,Table2,2) =VLOOKUP(C$2,Table3,2) =VLOOKUP(D$2,Table4,2)
4 =VLOOKUP(A$2,Table1,3) =VLOOKUP(B$2,Table2,3) =VLOOKUP(C$2,Table3,3) =VLOOKUP(D$2,Table4,3)
5 =VLOOKUP(A$2,Table1,4) =VLOOKUP(B$2,Table2,4) =VLOOKUP(C$2,Table3,4) =VLOOKUP(D$2,Table4,4)
6 =VLOOKUP(A$2,Table1,5) =VLOOKUP(B$2,Table2,5) =VLOOKUP(C$2,Table3,5) =VLOOKUP(D$2,Table4,5)

To get this result, I'd normally do all the formulas in Column A first, then copy these formulas to Columns B-D, but doing that gives me the result below:

                      A                       B                      C                      D
                      A                       B                      C                      D
2                    10                      10                     10                     10
3 =VLOOKUP(A$2,Table1,2) =VLOOKUP(B$2,Table1,2) =VLOOKUP(C$2,Table1,2) =VLOOKUP(D$2,Table1,2)
4 =VLOOKUP(A$2,Table1,3) =VLOOKUP(B$2,Table1,3) =VLOOKUP(C$2,Table1,3) =VLOOKUP(D$2,Table1,3)
5 =VLOOKUP(A$2,Table1,4) =VLOOKUP(B$2,Table1,4) =VLOOKUP(C$2,Table1,4) =VLOOKUP(D$2,Table1,4)
6 =VLOOKUP(A$2,Table1,5) =VLOOKUP(B$2,Table1,5) =VLOOKUP(C$2,Table1,5) =VLOOKUP(D$2,Table1,5)

As you can see, I still have to go in to Columns B-D and manually correct the table reference names. So, my question is this: is it possible to enter the text values Table1, Table2, etc. in Row 1, and somehow have all my vlookup functions extract the name of the table to use from these cells? I know I can't just do something like having the formula in A3 =VLOOKUP(A$2,A$1,2) since that will make the formula think that the range A1 itself is where I want to do the lookup. Any ideas?

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I'd Like To Make To Make Every Thing Variable In "Gray Table" So I Can Choose According To My Need I Work

1- Ranges Variables So I Can Choose The Range I Need
2- Look Up Table Variable So I Can Choose Between Tables I need
3- Color Every Range With Specific Color Through Drop Down List Color


  A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q 1 A1 C 700     Range Tables Color   Table1   Table2   Table3 2 A2 C 701   First LookUp A1 A4 Table1 Blue Sky   A1 C 700   A1 Z 500   A1 Y 300 3 A3 C 702   Second LookUp A5 A13 Table3 Red   A2 C 701   A2 Z 501   A2 Y 301 4 A4 C 703   Third LookUp A14 A18 Table2 Yellow   A3 C 702   A3 Z 502   A3 Y 302 5 A5 Y 304               A4 C 703   A4 Z 503   A4 Y 303 6 A6 Y 305               A5 C 704   A5 Z 504   A5 Y 304 7 A7 Y 306               A6 C 705   A6 Z 505   A6 Y 305 8 A8 Y 307               A7 C 706   A7 Z 506   A7 Y 306 9 A9 Y 308               A8 C 707   A8 Z 507   A8 Y 307 10 A10 Y 309               A9 C 708   A9 Z 508   A9 Y 308 11 A11 Y 310               A10 C 709   A10 Z 509   A10 Y 309 12 A12 Y 311               A11 C 710   A11 Z 510   A11 Y 310 13 A13 Y 312               A12 C 711   A12 Z 511   A12 Y 311 14 A14 Z 513               A13 C 712   A13 Z 512   A13 Y 312 15 A15 Z 514               A14 C 713   A14 Z 513   A14 Y 313 16 A16 Z 515               A15 C 714   A15 Z 514   A15 Y 314 17 A17 Z 516               A16 C 715   A16 Z 515   A16 Y 315 18 A18 Z 517               A17 C 716   A17 Z 516   A17 Y 316 19                   A18 C 717   A18 Z 517   A18 Y 317 20                   A19 C 718   A19 Z 518   A19 Y 318 21                   A20 C 719   A20 Z519   A20 Y 319
Spreadsheet Formulas Cell Formula B1 =VLOOKUP(A1,Table1,2,0) B2 =VLOOKUP(A2,Table1,2,0) B3 =VLOOKUP(A3,Table1,2,0) B4 =VLOOKUP(A4,Table1,2,0) B5 =VLOOKUP(A5,Table3,2,0) B6 =VLOOKUP(A6,Table3,2,0) B7 =VLOOKUP(A7,Table3,2,0) B8 =VLOOKUP(A8,Table3,2,0) B9 =VLOOKUP(A9,Table3,2,0) B10 =VLOOKUP(A10,Table3,2,0) B11 =VLOOKUP(A11,Table3,2,0) B12 =VLOOKUP(A12,Table3,2,0) B13 =VLOOKUP(A13,Table3,2,0) B14 =VLOOKUP(A14,Table2,2,0) B15 =VLOOKUP(A15,Table2,2,0) B16 =VLOOKUP(A16,Table2,2,0) B17 =VLOOKUP(A17,Table2,2,0) B18 =VLOOKUP(A18,Table2,2,0)

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I also have a list of loan numbers in Column A of Sheet 3.

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Can u please help me?



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Thank you

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