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    If and Vlookup question

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    Hi there.

    I am very stumped by what I thought should be simple.

    On a sheet I have a column with item names in and in the next column 'True' or 'false'

    I just want a Vlookup I guess that looks at the second column, determines if it says true, and if so return the contents of column one

    No matter what I do though, for some reason it simply returns the answer 'false'

    My formula basically looks like, if(X="TRUE",Vlookup(X, range, index no)

    If anyone could offer a hint as to what I am doing I would appreciate it!

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    Magician Hercules1946's Avatar
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    Mar 2013
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    I can't be sure without seeing your spreadsheet, but try removing the quotes around "TRUE".

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