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  moorie 17:20 02 May 06

hi novice excell user here,is it possible to search in a specific column in a spreadsheet.
the spreadsheet contains product codes and discriptions as well as cost price in seperate columns basically i want to search for a product code to quickly match up the cost price?
regs Daarren

  VoG II 17:25 02 May 06

Select the column first by clicking the grey column heading. Then Edit > Find.

  johnnyrocker 17:30 02 May 06

the look up function should help


  johnnyrocker 17:32 02 May 06

click here


  VoG II 17:35 02 May 06

Ah, you mean you want a formula to search?

johnnyrocker is correct -

VLOOKUP(value, datarange, data column number in the range, FALSE)

Product code has to be to the left of price for this to work. Otherwise you'll need a combination of INDEX and MATCH.

  moorie 17:44 02 May 06

thanks guys works a treat

  Noldi 18:40 02 May 06

Select The Coloumn Range


Data - Filter - Auto Filter


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