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I have a workbook that has data in several columns. I want to create a new column that consists of the values in one colum,n when another column meets a certain criteria. As an example, given the list below, it contains 2 columns. I want to create another column that has a formula that will contain a list of venhicles that are blue. Thus, it would contain '2012 Caravan' in row 1 and '2011 Chrysler 300' in row 2. I want the rows contiguous rather than having something in row 1 and another value in row 4:

'2012 Caravan'   'blue'
'2008 Mustang'  'red'
'2010 Corvette'  'yellow'
'2011 Chrysler 300'  'blue'

I am using Excel 2010.
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by:Randy Poole
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Any reason your just not using a filter then trying to use macros and formulas?
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by:dbbishop
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Because I'm not. I want user to see ALL data, and also specific data in a separate column.
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Randy Poole earned 2000 total points
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Give this a try.  Just click on a color in column B to run the routine
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by:dbbishop
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Thanks. Works great.
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