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Hi Tom,

The following was your answer to my question yesterday. I added a line at 15th line here. How to make G5 reference here to refer to each L001 cell of the same row?



Sub FindRockBreaker()
Dim Rng As Range, sAddr As String
Set Rng = ActiveSheet.Cells.Find(What:="Rock breaker", _
After:=ActiveCell, _
LookIn:=xlFormulas, _
LookAt:=xlWhole, _
SearchOrder:=xlByRows, _
SearchDirection:=xlNext, _
MatchCase:=False)
If Not Rng Is Nothing Then
sAddr = Rng.Address
Do
If Rng.Column > 1 Then
Rng.Offset(0, -1).Value = "L001"
Rng.Offset(0, 3).Value = "=VLOOKUP(G5,Labour!$B$4:Labour!$F$204,5)"
End If
Set Rng = ActiveSheet.Cells.FindNext(Rng)
If Rng.Address = sAddr Then Exit Do
Loop While Not Rng Is Nothing
End If
End Sub

Answer
Nabam,

If the L001 cell you speak of is the cell that was found and contains rock breaker then


Sub FindRockBreaker()
Dim Rng As Range, sAddr As String
Set Rng = ActiveSheet.Cells.Find(What:="Rock breaker", _
After:=ActiveCell, _
LookIn:=xlFormulas, _
LookAt:=xlWhole, _
SearchOrder:=xlByRows, _
SearchDirection:=xlNext, _
MatchCase:=False)
If Not Rng Is Nothing Then
sAddr = Rng.Address
Do
If Rng.Column > 1 Then
Rng.Offset(0, -1).Value = "L001"
Rng.Offset(0, 3).Value = "=VLOOKUP(" & rng.address & ",Labour!$B$4:Labour!$F$204,5)"
End If
Set Rng = ActiveSheet.Cells.FindNext(Rng)
If Rng.Address = sAddr Then Exit Do
Loop While Not Rng Is Nothing
End If
End Sub

If you mean the cell to the left, then just look up "L001" or replace rng.Address above with rng.offset(0,-1).Address


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Regards,
Tom Ogilvy

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