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I need a formula (maybe Index and Match) to find a value in two different row

Solved by E. C. in 53 mins

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Excelchat Expert
23/03/2018 - 12:47

Hey good day!

User
23/03/2018 - 12:47

Hello

Excelchat Expert
23/03/2018 - 12:47

Looks like you need to find a data from an array?

User
23/03/2018 - 12:48

correct

User
23/03/2018 - 12:48

I'll write an example in the spreadsheet first

Excelchat Expert
23/03/2018 - 12:48

Okay cool

User
23/03/2018 - 12:50

So i would like to find out the data (Data 1 & Data 2) based on Data 3

User
23/03/2018 - 12:51

for example data 3 = 4, data 1 = ?, data 2 = ?

Excelchat Expert
23/03/2018 - 12:51

Okay, you need the result in one cell or separate cells?

User
23/03/2018 - 12:51

but the catch is, i want it to be the first two values

User
23/03/2018 - 12:51

just in one cell

User
23/03/2018 - 12:52

Do you get my question?

User
23/03/2018 - 12:53

so i think it should be two different formula..maybe

Excelchat Expert
23/03/2018 - 12:53

So we want to get BCC and GDD?

User
23/03/2018 - 12:53

correct

User
23/03/2018 - 12:54

yes

User
23/03/2018 - 12:55

is it possible to do that?

User
23/03/2018 - 12:55

i have tried index and match but it will only return the first answer

Excelchat Expert
23/03/2018 - 12:56

I think using vlookup will work but you have to use 2 vlookups

Excelchat Expert
23/03/2018 - 12:57

the tricky part is to make it work for the first 2 variables only. It's going to be long but we can add multiple ifs

User
23/03/2018 - 12:58

okay

Excelchat Expert
23/03/2018 - 01:01

I used your formulas and just concatenated

Excelchat Expert
23/03/2018 - 01:02

Where do you want the results to show, in one column?

User
23/03/2018 - 01:03

just in two cells

User
23/03/2018 - 01:03

1st cell is for first result

Excelchat Expert
23/03/2018 - 01:10

I think the getting it to return only the first 2 might not be possible.

User
23/03/2018 - 01:11

but to get the first value of 4 is possible right

User
23/03/2018 - 01:11

i saw the formula that you apply return 1

Excelchat Expert
23/03/2018 - 01:12

Let's try getting it to return the first value of 4. Hang on.

User
23/03/2018 - 01:13

if that is possible that will be good enough

Excelchat Expert
23/03/2018 - 01:14

Try manipulating the data to confirm the formula

User
23/03/2018 - 01:15

i mean i saw you try to return the result to 0 and 1 just now

Excelchat Expert
23/03/2018 - 01:15

Yeah, I was going to use that to get us to return the first 2 values of 4

Excelchat Expert
23/03/2018 - 01:15

But the logic won't work

User
23/03/2018 - 01:16

can we get at least to return the value in the blue cell

Excelchat Expert
23/03/2018 - 01:16

You want to get the value in the same row?

Excelchat Expert
23/03/2018 - 01:17

Okay hang on.

User
23/03/2018 - 01:17

the 0 and 1 logic you apply just now i think it will return 1 to the blue cell

Excelchat Expert
23/03/2018 - 01:18

Yes, the logic was to get 1 for the first 2 values and get it to index only if the value is 1

Excelchat Expert
23/03/2018 - 01:34

This is the only issue, we can't make it to work only on the first 2 values of 4

User
23/03/2018 - 01:35

ok i think this should work

Excelchat Expert
23/03/2018 - 01:35

Okay cool.

User
23/03/2018 - 01:38

thanks for your help

Excelchat Expert
23/03/2018 - 01:38

Anytime. Have a good one! :)

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