Vlookup Two Workbooks #N/A Error

Posted on 2013-06-11
Last Modified: 2013-06-11
The two workbooks are "PFA.xlsm", which holds the macro, and "Weekly Reports.xls", which holds the data. Both workbooks are open and stored on the I drive.

The macro is run on "Weekly Reports" to lookup a number and return a name.

The macro is:

Sub RefLookUp()
' RefLookUp Macro
     Range("A2:A" & Cells(65336, "B").End(xlUp).Row).Select
     Selection.Formula = "=VLOOKUP(G2,'[I:\WHSE\BDG\Curt\PFA.xlsm]SheetAPF'!$A$2:$B$65336,2,FALSE)"

End Sub

After running the macro #N/A is returned and the value in Cell A2 is:

Question by:Tosagua
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Author Comment

ID: 39237873
Sorry about that, the question was submitted with zero points and should be 500.

Any assistance or insight would be appreciated.

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Expert Comment

ID: 39237889
1. Try this macro

Sub RefLookUp()
' RefLookUp Macro
     Selection.Formula = "=VLOOKUP(G2,'[PFA.xlsm]SheetAPF'!$A$2:$B$65336,2,FALSE)"

End Sub

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2. Both workbooks must be open to get results.
LVL 49

Accepted Solution

Rgonzo1971 earned 500 total points
ID: 39237898

Sub RefLookUp()
' RefLookUp Macro
     Range("A2:A" & Cells(65336, "B").End(xlUp).Row).Select
     Selection.Formula = "=VLOOKUP(G2,'[PFA.xlsm]APF'!$A$2:$B$65336,2,FALSE)"

End Sub

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The APF Sheet is adressed wrong (only APF)


Author Closing Comment

ID: 39237994

Works perfectly.

The prior solution returned a "Run-time error '1004: Application-defined or object-defined error".

I appreciate both responses.

Thank you very much.


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