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I have two worksheets in the same workbook and I need to get a column from one worksheet matched up into a column of another worksheet.

active worksheet (hours)
column A - ID
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column O - Segment

lookup worksheet (data)
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column B - ID
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column H - Segment

SO I need a lookup in hours column O that will find a hit on ID = ID and get the segment from data
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Question by:Matt Pinkston
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by:barry houdini
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You should be able to use a VLOOKUP formula for this, e.g. in O2 on hours worksheet

=VLOOKUP(A2,Data!B:H,7,0)

Then copy that down the column

regards, barry
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Please check this article on how to use VLOOKUP() function:

http://excel-user.blogspot.com/2009/10/vlookup-get-value-based-on-another.html

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by:barry houdini
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Didn't my answer give you the specific formula you needed according to your description?

regards, barry
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