Using VBA to VLOOKUP

Tim C

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This is a follow up to my previous post. I had made a simple function to direct VLOOKUP with the proper database name. The problem I run into in this situation is that the cell, for example this is what I had: =Database(L13) where L13 was the variable for the proper database to search, the function would work however, the cell would return the solution in text and not formula... is this a dead end or am I missing something?

Tim C
 

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Did you know Excel offers Filter by Selection?
Add the AutoFilter icon to the Quick Access Toolbar. Select a cell containing Apple, click AutoFilter, and you will get all rows with Apple
Have you tried INDIRECT using the result of the formula?

So your answer would become =INDIRECT(Database(L13))
 
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