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I have a column of data lets say in P:P, I used the formula =LOOKUP(2,1/(NOT(ISBLANK(P:P))),P:P) to return the last value in this data. However now I need another formula to return another value from the same selection that is not the result of the above formula. Do you know if I can do this via formulas?

Solved by C. J. in 21 mins

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Excelchat Expert
02/05/2018 - 08:00

Hi…Welcome to Got It Pro

User
02/05/2018 - 08:00

Hi there

Excelchat Expert
02/05/2018 - 08:01

Could you please share the data?

User
02/05/2018 - 08:01

okay I can create a quick simulation and send now

Excelchat Expert
02/05/2018 - 08:01

sure

Excelchat Expert
02/05/2018 - 08:02

You can also do a demo in this blank sheet at the right

User
02/05/2018 - 08:03

hmmm I expected this to give me 10

User
02/05/2018 - 08:04

I am not sure why this is not giving me the last result in this range now

User
02/05/2018 - 08:04

it works in my personal data on excel 16

Excelchat Expert
02/05/2018 - 08:05

let me check

Excelchat Expert
02/05/2018 - 08:08

ok...google sheet has a little different logic

Excelchat Expert
02/05/2018 - 08:08

otherwise your formula is correct

Excelchat Expert
02/05/2018 - 08:09

You see now it works

User
02/05/2018 - 08:09

Okay well my issue is, when this formula works, I need another cell the then scan A:A again, and return the last value that is not the result in C!

User
02/05/2018 - 08:10

Ah yes I see now. So I need a formula in C2 that does as I said above

User
02/05/2018 - 08:10

I am not sure how to create that using lookup

Excelchat Expert
02/05/2018 - 08:11

so are you saying you want to return the last but one value with another formula?

User
02/05/2018 - 08:12

I want a formula in cell C", that looks at A:A and returns the last value that is not the value in C1 if this makes sense

User
02/05/2018 - 08:12

C2

Excelchat Expert
02/05/2018 - 08:13

so you want 10 in C2, as per your example

User
02/05/2018 - 08:13

Exactly :)

Excelchat Expert
02/05/2018 - 08:19

please check now

Excelchat Expert
02/05/2018 - 08:19

this is a simpler formula than the lookup

Excelchat Expert
02/05/2018 - 08:20

Does that solve your query?

User
02/05/2018 - 08:20

Yes this looks perfect!

User
02/05/2018 - 08:20

Thank you so much for your help

Excelchat Expert
02/05/2018 - 08:20

Is there anything else I can help you with this query?

User
02/05/2018 - 08:20

No this is all thank you and again thank you for your help

Excelchat Expert
02/05/2018 - 08:21

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Excelchat Expert
02/05/2018 - 08:21

Thanks for your time. Please do come back for any new question. Have a great day ahead!

User
02/05/2018 - 08:21

I definitely shall and have a good day also

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