Excel Match Value of a Cell and Return Value of Another Cell

Posted on 2013-11-12
Last Modified: 2013-11-13
I have an ActiveX ComboBox that populates options from another sheet using ListFillRange (Sheet3!A:A).  That ComboBox also has a LinkedCell (Sheet1!B3)

When an option is selected in Sheet1 ComboBox1, I need to return the value in Sheet3 column B for the matching selection.

For Example

CITY                      STATE
Kansas City            MO
Denver                   CO
Omaha                   NE
Dallas                     TX

Kansas City

When "Kansas City" is selected in ComboBox1, I need Sheet2!B1 to display "MO".
Question by:jackadmin
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Is the activeX returning a number to a cell showing the relative choice made?

If so,


where A2 shows the result of the combobox choice made
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Rgonzo1971 earned 250 total points
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pls try


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by:[ fanpages ]
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Alternatively, change the following Properties of the ActiveX ComboBox control:

Column Count: 2
Bound Column: 2
Column Widths: 10pt; 0 pt  [<- any width first that will cover the width of the control, but 0 pt for the second]
ListFillRange: Sheet3!A:B

When you select a CITY entry now, the corresponding value of STATE will be returned to the LinkedCell [B3].

Change the LinkedCell property to B1 to return to that cell instead.


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by:[ fanpages ]
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You're welcome.


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