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I'm trying to get it where you enter in a part number it automatically enters in the amount so for example....
In Column A row 1 I have part # P2 and In Column B row 1... I have the amount of P2 which would be $34.23...How can I get it where in column D if I type in P2 then enter...it will automatically enter in the amount of $34.23. Please Advise. Thanks so much!


assuming that the costs exist in a table, then a vlookup function would do the job - you would need to enter the formula (and if this is to have a lot of entries, you would need to have it set up waiting in the other rows) along the lines of


I would suggest amending a:b to the actual range that contains the prices rather than refering to the entire column as this would otherwise do.  
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Aidan Heritage


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