Excel/Go To Cell


Is there a way that I can jump to the cell that matches the result of vlookup.

I have a date time picker, once I pick a date, I want a vlook up to search for a date on column a so that I can enter the data needed on column b, c and d.

For instance, I picked 12/13/2013 on the date picker, my vlook up then found it on A272, I want my cursor to go there so that I can enter the details needed on B272, C272 and D272.

If not possible for vlookp, is there any other way to accomplish this?

Hello Rod,

Thank you for the follow-up information.

I don't think Vlookup is what you need to accomplish this.  As I understand what you are trying to do, I think if you use Control + F to bring up the Find dialog box.  Place the date you are wanting in the box and press Find Next.  That will take your cursor to the date you have selected and then you can fill in the cells next to it.

If this is not what you are wanting to accomplish, send me a sample of your data with a detailed explanation and then perhaps I can better understand what you are trying to do.


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