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IFERROR(VLOOKUP

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Hi,

This looks like it should work but doesn't.

   ActiveCell.Formula = "=(IFERROR(VLOOKUP(N2,Sheet3!$A:$B,2,FALSE),"")"

I'm using Excel 2013 and hours of googling says this should work.

Edit: The VLOOKUP works on it's own. I get Runtime error 1004 when I add the IFERROR part.

Thanks,

swjtx99
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Whenever you have double quotes in the middle of a string in VBA you need to double them up.
ActiveCell.Formula = "=(IFERROR(VLOOKUP(N2,Sheet3!$A:$B,2,FALSE),"""")"

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Hi Norie,

Thanks. I tried that and get the same results.
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Oops, didn't notice the extraneous ( at the start.

Try this.

ActiveCell.Formula = "=IFERROR(VLOOKUP(N2,Sheet3!$A:$B,2,FALSE),"""")"

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by:swjtx99
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Hi Norie,

Double Double quotes along with another parenthesis did it.

Thanks,

ActiveCell.Formula = "=(IFERROR(VLOOKUP(N2,Sheet3!$A:$B,2,FALSE),""""))"
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Double quotes worked. Thanks,
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by:Norie
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Instead of adding a parenthisis you should remove the one after the = sign.

MInd you enclosing the entire formula in () won't do any harm.:)
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