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Feral Solved an Excel Spreadsheet question

DevoutlyApatheticDevoutlyApathetic Registered User regular
edited March 2007 in Help / Advice Forum
(Reposted from oDaM since I realized it's a pretty general question)

Anybody know who to right an excel formula that when you enter in the point buy cost for a stat it'll automatically output the proper stat. Alternatively if you could write it the other way around (Given stat x outputs cost y) that'd work too. My meager excel skills are failing me, likely because of horrible ability to properly write an equation that outputs the right results.

8 = 0
9 = 1
10 = 2
11 = 3
12 = 4
13 = 5
14 = 6
15 = 8
16 = 10
17 = 13
18 = 16

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  • FeralFeral That's what I do. I drink, and I know things. Location: ByakkoyaRegistered User regular
    edited March 2007
    The way I'd do it is with a VLOOKUP.
    On an unused sheet, create two columns like you have above:

    8 0
    9 1
    10 2

    etc. Let's say you put this on Sheet2!A1:B10

    Then let's assume that your input cell is A1. On the output cell, create a formula like:


    The X above can be 1 or 2 depending on which column you want to be the output values.

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  • DevoutlyApatheticDevoutlyApathetic Registered User regular
    edited March 2007
    Worked like a charm. Many thanks.

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