Appending Data on a Master Workbook


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Oct 8, 2014
Hey everyone. I have been reading this forum for a while and have found great answers on here. However this is my first post! I have seen some similar questions but I have a few things that I still can't figure out. Here is what I am trying to do:

I am creating two documents that will be used for buying material and for tracking the material as it is shipped. The first document is a Request For Quote(RFQ). It will be sent to vendors with material descriptions and quantities. They will fill out the prices and part #'s then return to us. There will be a different RFQ for each Purchase Order we write with each vendor.

After we buy the material I want to easily import the columns (Part#, Material Description, Qty, Unit Price) in the RFQ document and append them to the like columns in the Shipping Spreadsheet. So all of the RFQ's material and price data is on the Shipping Spreadsheet(There is one shipping spreadsheet per project and multiple RFQ's).

Two things that need to be considered are

1) In the RFQ Material description is divided into 4 columns with dependent drop down lists. This is to keep the user from having to type out the material out everytime, since we buy a lot of the same things for every job. BUT I would like if when I import the data into the Shipping document the description is just one column. (I have used the CONCATENATE function to achieve this previously)

2) There will be multiple people using this who do not understand macro's and VBA language. Thus I would like to place a button on the Shipping Spread sheet that says Import. When you click it it will open a browser where you can select Which RFQ document you want to import. It will then append the data in the specified RFQ to the bottom of the Shipping Spreadsheet.

Any ideas would be appreciated!

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