0

I have 40 employees in an Excel spreadsheet 1 in Column A, Rows 2-41.
Column Heading is Employee's Name (in A1).
In Column B, I have a place for his Wage/Hour, but this Column is blank. I need a formula to take from spreadsheet 2 (having all the employee's name and wages in Columns A and B), their actual wages which are in Column B to auto-populate their wages into spreadsheet 1 column B when I type their name in Column A of spreadsheet 1.
If this can work, I will delete all of the names in Column A, spreadsheet 1. Once it is determined which employees worked on a special project, I will type their name in spreadsheet 1, Column A, and expect that his wages will populate from spreadsheet 2 Column B, into Spreadsheet 1, Column B.

  • Please add some relevant linebreaks to improve the readability of your question ... – Pierre.Vriens May 18 '17 at 16:41
0

vlookup("cell with name", "lookup array name and wage", 2, false)

Not sure if your lookup array is a master table containing just latest wage rate or a transaction table containing wage data for every pay period.

Also consider using data validation to create a pulldown list of names so you don't misspell.

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.