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    Using IF with more than 7 limitation

    I need to use the "IF" formula on a worksheet with 15 variables. There is a limit of 7 that can be used at once, does anyone know a way around this?

    Thank you for any help I can get!
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    Re: using formula "IF"

    Several ways around it... can you give an example of what you are trying to do?

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    Re: Using IF with more than 7 limitation

    I included my excel file. I need the second sheet to read what number is typed (aisle) return the number of cases from sheet1 ( ex. b4=3 then returns c7 from sheet 1) but I need that for all of the aisles (column b of sheet1)
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    Re: Using IF with more than 7 limitation

    So you want the sum of all cases where Aisle number is 3...

    Put a 3 in B4 and then enter this formula in B5:

    =SUMIF(Sheet1!$B$5:$B$37,B$4,Sheet1!$C$7:$C$37)

    which you can copy across the row, aisles in row 3 will be looked up and summed.

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    Re: Using IF with more than 7 limitation

    I don't need the sum just the number of cases of the aisle # that is typed, If I would type in 3 into B4 on sheet 2 I would get back 10(cell c7 sheet1) into B5 of sheet 2. If I would type in 4 then I would get back the contents from C9 of sheet 1.
    Unfortunately I have to leave right now I will return tomorrow morning. Thank you for the help.

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    Re: Using IF with more than 7 limitation

    Then:

    =VLOOKUP(B$4,Sheet1!$B$7:$C$37,2,0)

    This returns the value in C which matches the first occurance of the value in B that, in turn, matches B4 from Sheet2

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    Quote Originally Posted by NBVC View Post
    Then:

    =VLOOKUP(B$4,Sheet1!$B$7:$C$37,2,0)

    This returns the value in C which matches the first occurance of the value in B that, in turn, matches B4 from Sheet2
    This worked perfectly. I've never used LOOKUP before, now I can see some other uses for it. Thank you very much!

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