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Hello Tom,

I have been working my way through an earlier post of yours ( and have been trying to work out how to expand the data table to include now Column E.

I have worked out where I think to code needs to be modified but I am having problems modifying it.
 s2 = r2.Address(1, 1, xlA1, True)
I wish to use VLOOKUP to use a value in Column A in both worksheets and find the value in column E.

No matter what I try the data range is:
=IF($A2="","",IF(ISERROR(VLOOKUP($A2,'GPS Coordinates for Inspection'!$A$3:$B$2526,5,FALSE)),"",VLOOKUP($A2,'GPS Coordinates for Inspection'!$A$3:$B$2526,5,FALSE)))
I have been unable to modify the code to use $A$3:$E$2526.

Any help would be appreciated,



This determines the address of the table:

Set r2 = sh2.Range("A2", sh2.Cells(sh2.Rows.Count, 2).End(xlUp))

It could be written

Set r2 = sh2.Range("A2", sh2.Cells(sh2.Rows.Count, "B").End(xlUp))

and then it would be more obvious what to change.  So to go to E you could do

Set r2 = sh2.Range("A2", sh2.Cells(sh2.Rows.Count, "E").End(xlUp))


Set r2 = sh2.Range("A2", sh2.Cells(sh2.Rows.Count, 5).End(xlUp))

Let me know if that didn't answer your question.

Tom Ogilvy

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