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Hi I want to Replace a column of client code numbers in my time sheet with the client name for is in use.

If you want to do it, go ahead and do it. If you need help doing it, please ask.

DerbyDad03

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I need help on my question. some how the question was not completed and submited. sorry guys please help me

Since we can't see your spreadsheet from where we're sitting, we can only make assumptions and make suggestions based on that.

Ifyour spreadsheet looks something like the table below, then VLOOKUP might work for you.A B C 1 Some Data Emp Number A More Data 2 Some Data Emp Number B More Data 3 Some Data Emp Number C More Data 4 Some Data Emp Number B More DataCreate a table with Client Numbers and their associated Names.:

D E 1 Emp Number A Bob 2 Emp Number B Steve 3 Emp Number C SueNext in F1, enter this and drag it down:

=VLOOKUP(B1, $D$1:$E$3, 2, 0)

This will lookup the Emp Numbers from Column B and return the value (the name) from Column E.

(Review the Excel Help files for VLOOKUP to see how it works)

Once you have a list of Names in Column F for all the Emp Numbers in Column B, copy those names and do a Edit...PasteSpecial...Values over the Emp Numbers in Column B.

This will paste the values (the Names) not the formulas. It will also return a bunch of #N/A in Column F, but you shouldn't care because you don't need that list any more. Just delete anything you don't need.

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