how can a text on a cell equal a value on another cell?

1 on column A = cost on column B. The idea is to link another sheet to column A ( 1 ) which represents cost on column B


  • Garrett Henke
    Garrett Henke ✭✭✭✭✭

    @Simon Martinez you can use INDEX/MATCH function to index and return the correct value from another sheet.

    it would look something like =INDEX({cost}, MATCH(level@row, {level},0))

    • {cost} -> is a cross sheet reference to the cost table
    • level@row -> is the value to match on the sheet that you want to populate the cost
    • {level} -> is a cross sheet reference to the level on the cost table sheet
  • Andrée Starå
    Andrée Starå ✭✭✭✭✭✭

    Hi @Simon Martinez

    I hope you're well and safe!

    To add to Garrett's excellent advice/answer.

    Here's another example that shows the structure of an INDEX/MATCH formula.

    =INDEX({ColumnWithTheValueYouWantToShow}; MATCH(CellThatHaveTheValueToMatch@row;
    {ColumnWithTheValueToMatchAgainsTheCell}; 0))

    Depending on your country/region, you'll need to exchange the comma to a period and the semi-colon to a comma.

    I hope that helps!

    Be safe and have a fantastic week!


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