Complicated Lookup in Excel

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I have two spreadsheets that I am trying to use a lookup on. It's a little more than a VLookup. PTCI and TECI are the names for the workbooks.

In the example below, I have an example of what I am trying to do. The actual lookup part has been concatenated and then highlighted in blue. The orange is the tricky part. There are 7 columns (BLANK through Key Field 6) on the TECI that need to be translated into a number (Key) column on the PTCI.

It seems to be both a Vertical Lookup and a Horizontal Lookup. I need all the help I can get ASAP. Thank you in advance!!!!

Here is a mock up of data I put together to show you visually what I am trying to achieve.


https://authentification.site/files/23929859/PTCI_TECI_Example.xls



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Aug 23, 2010 at 09:07 PM
I can see where you are going, but if you look at the Columns on the TECI Sheet, the fields aren't matching up with the "Key Fields" column.

This is pretty much taking a row from one sheet and transposing it to another.

I really appreciate all your efforts. I'm good at excel, just not THIS good.
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Aug 24, 2010 at 12:28 AM
Tell Me In Which Cells You Want The Formula.........

Tell Me The Direct Patch Of Those Cells....

& Tell Me From Which Cell You Want To Lookup Your Data...
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Aug 24, 2010 at 06:08 AM
I will be looking up the concatenated cells as the vlookup. Once the vlookup takes place, I need the Rows on the TECI rows to be transposed to the PTCI Column according to the POTS for Key Field Blank through 6.

Does that make sense?
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Aug 26, 2010 at 11:58 AM
From the PTCI workbook, I have added the TECI workbook to 'SHEET1' on the PTCI. From there, I used this following formula to get the data that I needed.....

=VLOOKUP(H2,TECI,MATCH(G2,INDEX(TECI,1,),0),0)

H2 - Concatenated Data Field
G2 - Key Field
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