Multiple lookup values

Posted on 2013-01-28
Last Modified: 2013-01-29

‘Sheet 1’ has the list of both ‘COMPANY_LEVEL_ID ‘, ‘Analyst Area’ and ‘Analyst Sub Area’ with the corresponding ‘TSK ID’. ‘Sheet 2’ has the two separate columns for ‘Analyst Area’ and ‘Analyst Sub Area’.

I am trying to fetch the corresponding ‘TSK_ID’ data from ‘Sheet 1’ worksheet to ‘Sheet 2’ worksheet. I know that we can use vlookup for this. However, there are few blank cells in ‘Column B’ (Analyst Sub Area) in ‘Sheet 2’ worksheet. If the ‘Analyst Sub Area’ is blank then we need to take the ‘TSK ID’ associated to ‘Analyst Area’ and update. For this, using vlookup is not feasible and hence we need a macro to do this.

On click of a button which is there in ‘Sheet 1’ the associated ‘TSK ID’ should be pulled to ‘Sheet 2’. I have explained this through an example in the attached spreadsheet. Kindly review and please help me on this.

Thank You,
Question by:pg1533
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 3
LVL 30

Expert Comment

ID: 38828714
We should in the contrary have the button in sheet2 not in sheet1 as it is sheet2 you want to update correct ?
LVL 30

Accepted Solution

gowflow earned 500 total points
ID: 38828892
Check is that what you want. Make sure macroes are enabled and activate the button in sheet2 and chk results.

Author Comment

ID: 38830096

Thank you for all your support on this. It really helped me.

Have a great day!!!
LVL 30

Expert Comment

ID: 38830269
Your welcome anytime. Tks for the nice appreciation.

Featured Post

Revamp Your Training Process

Drastically shorten your training time with WalkMe's advanced online training solution that Guides your trainees to action.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

When you see single cell contains number and text, and you have to get any date out of it seems like cracking our heads.
Access developers frequently have requirements to interact with Excel (import from or output to) in their applications.  You might be able to accomplish this with the TransferSpreadsheet and OutputTo methods, but in this series of articles I will di…
The viewer will learn how to create two correlated normally distributed random variables in Excel, use a normal distribution to simulate the return on different levels of investment in each of the two funds over a period of ten years, and, create a …
This Micro Tutorial will demonstrate in Microsoft Excel how to add style and sexy appeal to horizontal bar charts.

717 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question