# Excel Lookup Question

Hi Experts,

I think I have a basic excel lookup question. I am using Excel 2007 and simply have two worksheets within a single workbook. One sheet has the item numbers and the prices, and the other has more detailed information. I simply want Excel to search the Price List sheet for the Part #, and enter the price into the appropriate field on the Item Details sheet. I have attached an example spreadsheet that I created. I think it might be a vlookup or lookup function but am unsure. Thank you! So if item B20 is \$5.23 on the Price List, I want Excel to search for item B20 in the Price List and enter the Price for that item into the Item Details sheet. Hope that makes sense!
LookupPriceQuestion.xlsx
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Commented:
Hi,

pls try this

place in C2

=VLOOKUP(A2,'Price List'!A:B,2)

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Author Commented:
Hi Rgonzo, that seems to work for the first few and then doesn't pull the right number over time. Do you know of any other ways to do this. At least when I copy the formula down my column it pulls inaccurate data after a few.

Hmmm--I'm sure it's something straightforward.
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Author Commented:
Scratch that -- Had to be an absolute reference to the rannge in the formula--Then it worked fine.

Thank you
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Author Commented:
Thanks!
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Commented:
Hi,

I suppose you use row numbers you have to have absolute ranges

``````=VLOOKUP(A3,'Price List'!\$A\$1:\$B\$10000,2)
``````

Regards
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