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I'm getting error when I assign below formula to field A21

Run time error 1004
Application defined or object defined error
 
    Range("A21").Select
    ActiveCell.FormulaR1C1 = "=VLOOKUP(A2,Sheet2!$A$10:$R$90,3,FALSE)"
    Range("A21").Select

If I apply same formula manually on cell A21 by pressing F2 the commend works.
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Your formula uses A1 notation, not R1C1, try this.
    Range("A21").Formula = "=VLOOKUP(A2,Sheet2!$A$10:$R$90,3,FALSE)"

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Yes of course. You are assigning an A1 style formula to the R1C1 formula property.

If you want to assign that formula you should just use the 'mycell.formula' property
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Looks like a split-second clash of experts :)
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Thanks
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