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Pete

Am using this formula:

=IF(ISNA(MATCH($N$1:$N$8,$C$9:$G$9,0)),"Y","N")

to review columns C through G to determine if any of the columns contain a value found in the range $N$1:$N$8

It works fine, but what I'd like the formula to return is the actual value that was matched. (From there, I could do a lookup against the result, and pull in another value.)

TIA for any ideas.
Pete
 
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isabelle

hi Pete,

you must search each of the values​​, one by one
i named "rng" the range $C$9:$B$9

the row:
=SUMPRODUCT((rng=N1)*(ROW(rng)))

the column:
=SUBSTITUTE(ADDRESS(1,SUMPRODUCT((rng=N1)*(COLUMN(rng))),4),"1","")

the address:
=ADDRESS(SUMPRODUCT((rng=N1)*(ROW(rng))),SUMPRODUCT((rng=N1)*(COLUMN(rng))))

the value:
=INDIRECT(ADDRESS(SUMPRODUCT((rng=N1)*(ROW(rng))),SUMPRODUCT((rng=N1)*(COLUMN(rng)))))

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isabelle



Le 2012-06-18 12:44, Pete a écrit :
Am using this formula:

=IF(ISNA(MATCH($N$1:$N$8,$C$9:$G$9,0)),"Y","N")

to review columns C through G to determine if any of the columns contain a value found in the range $N$1:$N$8

It works fine, but what I'd like the formula to return is the actual value that was matched.

(From there, I could do a lookup against the result, and pull in another value.)
 
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Pete

Thank you Isabelle for your thoughts, time & effort. Your method worked just dandy.

. ., and after continuing to poke about the forums; this formula also did the trick:
{=IF(A11="","",(IFERROR(INDEX($N$1:$N$8,SMALL(IF(COUNTIF($C11:$G11,$N$1:$N$8)>0,ROW($N$1:$N$8)-ROW($N$1)+1),ROWS($H11:H11))),"BOOK PRICE")))}

Thanks again.
Pete
 

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