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I am almost positive I have done this before but darned if I can remember how!

I have a workbook used by two people who log in cases and by four who will pick up the cases to work.  The master sheet holds every single case that comes in with the loggers comments.  

The two other sheets are separated by type of review, New Product or Event and Trigger Driven and the people working the cases add their own comments and completetion dates.

The first four columns of the master sheet 'Log' are linked to the other two sheets so they automatically update BUT I have the filters on so only the 'New' or 'Event' shows up.  Does that make sense?  All three sheets have the exact same data but only the appropriate one for the sheet shows up.

I thought I could use an IF statement to check the cell for one of the three reviews and then send it to the corresponding worksheet but haven't been able to figure it out yet.  I've also run through vlookup, hlookup, countif, countifs, and a couple of others out of sheer desperation and would prefer not to have to resort to VBA because I am lousy at it and barely understand it when someone else writes it for me.

Any ideas?

I don't fully understand what you're trying to do. It would help if I had a sample workbook to look at. Please send to me at, use subject of "AllExpertsQ" and redescribe what you want to accomplish.

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Bob Umlas


I`m a Microsoft Excel MVP (Most Valuable Professional) and have been since the inception of the program in 1995. I can answer every kind of Excel question except: API, Importing/exporting to other programs (powerpoint, word,...) Also check out my in-person training link at


Worked with MS Excel since version 0.99 (on the Mac!). Was contributing editor to Excellence Magazine, having written >300 articles. John Walkenbach said of me "I finally met someone who knows as much about Excel as I do."

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BA in math, Hofstra University, 1965

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