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I need help on index and match where the return is not correct

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Excelchat Expert
28/03/2018 - 05:16

Helloo..

User
28/03/2018 - 05:16

Hi

Excelchat Expert
28/03/2018 - 05:17

can you share more details regarding the index & match issue?

User
28/03/2018 - 05:17

can i put my example in the spreadsheet?

Excelchat Expert
28/03/2018 - 05:17

if you have a sample excel.. it would be helpful to solve..

User
28/03/2018 - 05:18

ok

User
28/03/2018 - 05:19

i am trying to match the name in I2 and H3 with a table on the left

User
28/03/2018 - 05:19

it should return 11397

User
28/03/2018 - 05:19

but I get Pay

User
28/03/2018 - 05:19

is there anything wrong with my formula?

Excelchat Expert
28/03/2018 - 05:20

i've fixed the formula..

Excelchat Expert
28/03/2018 - 05:21

the array for the index should refer to the location where the data is being extracted..

User
28/03/2018 - 05:22

i copied the formulat to I4 cell

User
28/03/2018 - 05:22

however it is not working

Excelchat Expert
28/03/2018 - 05:27

we need to interchange the match patterns...

User
28/03/2018 - 05:27

what do you mean by that?

Excelchat Expert
28/03/2018 - 05:27

as 2018M01 - M12.. keeps increasing on the row..

Excelchat Expert
28/03/2018 - 05:28

hence the result of that should be used for the row input in INDEX formula..

Excelchat Expert
28/03/2018 - 05:28

i have extended the formula for rest.. and the result seems to be fine

User
28/03/2018 - 05:28

sorry, i don't quite get it. Can you show me which part of the formula you make the change?

Excelchat Expert
28/03/2018 - 05:30

you have two match formula.. one is for months.. and other is for names..

Excelchat Expert
28/03/2018 - 05:31

in your index formula.. you had array, then first output from name and the next output from month

Excelchat Expert
28/03/2018 - 05:32

since the output from month increases the row #.. i interchanged your formula .. to get the required result..

User
28/03/2018 - 05:32

hmmm

Excelchat Expert
28/03/2018 - 05:32

marking this session as done..

Excelchat Expert
28/03/2018 - 05:35

i have updated the formula for column J also..

User
28/03/2018 - 05:35

thank you

Excelchat Expert
28/03/2018 - 05:36

please close the session from your end .. and share the feedback..

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