formula change help needed

bionicle

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Hi all,



Need some assistance please. Have a formula that works justfine however I now need it to work based on a dropdown list in cell H1.
The original formula was: =VLOOKUP($A9,SFG,10,0) and this was located incell P9
The new formula I’ve come up with is as follows:
=IF($A9="","",VLOOKUP($A9,INDIRECT("'"&$H$1&"'!$b$1:$j$2000"),10))
The formula works however it sometimes returns informationfrom the cells above or below rather than from the row required.


My theory was to try and take the first formula and somehowmake it work in the second formula but me being me can’t make it work thereforeI ask much smarter people than me for assistance.
Any help would be appreciated.


Steve

 

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JoeMo

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Have you tried:

=IF($A9="","",VLOOKUP($A9,INDIRECT("'"&$H$1&"'!$b$1:$j$2000"),10,0))
 

bionicle

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you sir are a genius, been working in front of a screen since7:30 am and just couldn’t see the woods for the trees.



A simple ,0 can’tbelieve that evaded me….
 

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