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QUESTION: Hi, Tom. You have helped me in the past, and I'm coming back for more! I understand VLOOKUPS, Macros and VBA, but I'm not an expert in writing this code.
I'm not sure if I'll have enough room to get this all on the page, so I'll summarize. Please let me know if you need more info.
I have three sheets which I'll call SHEET1, SHEET2 and SHEET3. SHEET3 has all my data in a list, SHEET1 is where I input values in certain cells, and SHEET2 is where I'd like the calculations to formulate.
SHEET3, Column C has LIST Price and Column E has NET price. Columns F, G and H have Service Contract price, based on distance from our site (Zones A, B and C).
SHEET1, cell G12 is a LIST value, where I choose TRUE or FALSE for the Price
SHEET1, cell G33 i input a distance (25, 50, 75 etc) which will determine the Zone A, B or C
SHEET2, Columns E and F now equal columns E and F on SHEET3. In Column I on SHEET2, I would like it to lookup the corresponding line on SHEET3, then reference SHEET1 cell G12, and if it's TRUE insert SHEET3 Column C and if FALSE Column E. Also on SHEET2, in Column N, I would like it to lookup the same line, and if SHEET1, cell G33 is less than 50, input SHEET3 column F, if between 51 and 100, SHEET3 Column G, and if over 100 SHEET3 Column H. I realize it might be easier if I use a Named Range for SHEET3. Any help you can give me would be appreciated. Please let me know if you need any more clarification.
Thank you

ANSWER: Charles,

Can you send me the workbook to look at - a little hard to visualize all this from a description.  

you can send it to

Tom Ogilvy

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QUESTION: Hi, Tom. Thanks again fro looking at this. I just sent you the email with the file, to your MSN account. I zipped the file, because it contains macros already. The email will be coming from , so you can check your spam filter if it doesn't arrive.
Thanks again


the file arrived, but I don't have anything that opens a rar file.  Try just sending it as an xlsm or xls file.  Having macros in it shouldn't make any difference (I have received plenty of files that have macros).

If you want to compress it, make it a zip file.

Tom Ogilvy

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