SOLVED!Search column for next number

ROBINSYN

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How do 1 search columnA on Summary Sheet to reutrn next number to cellK8 on Purchase Order Sheet?
This message was edited by ROBINSYN on 2002-10-26 23:44
 

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ROBINSYN

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Summary sheet is like a database with numbers in column"A" that increase as records are recorded. I want to have a function in Cell"K8" that will search the Column with the numbers in the Summary Sheet , then Add 1 to the last number found on summary sheet. Can this be done. I tried DMax but keep getting an error.
 

ROBINSYN

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I tried this function and it wants to work but keeps returning value# as result.

=MAX("Summary",A:A)+1

Would it be because I labeled the column. All the cells are formated as a number.

HELP!!!
 

Yogi Anand

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Hi ROBINSYN:

use ...

=MAX(Summary!A:A)+1

see the worksheet simulation
y021026h1.xls
ABCDEFGHIJK
11
22
33
44
55
66
77
8812
99
1010
1111
Summary
</SPAN>

Regards!

Yogi Anand
 

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