compare and extract or copy value

Excelpast

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I have two excel files. I want to get data off of one file and put it on the other file without having to manualy copy data manually. Keep doing this until a condition is meet.

What function would I use?
 

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Yesuslave

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I don't think there is an existing function for this. You would almost definately have to write a macro to do this. If you post either the sheet or a more detailed description of your problem, we could help better.

Peace,
Josh
 
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Excelpast

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How can i post the excel file without it mess up. This text box here will not hold the format. Thanks for your time and help.
 
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Excelpast

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I won't be able to use the color HTML maker to post the sheet (I can email it). I wish I could. I would like to compare a name(or key field) that is in book2 with a name or (key field) in book 3>> Get data for a column and place it in book 3. DOUNTIL all names (or key field is empty).



Here is a macro that I started. There is no repect to a key field and it doesn't DO_UNTIL.



Sub Macro1()
'
' Macro1 Macro

'

'
Windows("Book2").Activate
Range("C5").Select
Application.CutCopyMode = False
Selection.Copy
Windows("Book3").Activate
Range("B5").Select
ActiveSheet.Paste
Range("B6").Select
Windows("Book2").Activate
Range("C6").Select
Application.CutCopyMode = False
Selection.Copy
Windows("Book3").Activate
ActiveSheet.Paste
Windows("Book2").Activate
Range("C7").Select
Application.CutCopyMode = False
Selection.Copy
Windows("Book3").Activate
Range("B7").Select
ActiveSheet.Paste
Range("B13").Select
End Sub
 
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