# Excel - INDEX Function Problem - Expert Solution

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I need help with a formula that uses index and match along with small, row and if statements to return multiple rows and columns of data from a matrix
Solved by Z. W. in 39 mins
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User 19/06/2018 - 04:28
Hello?
Excelchat Expert 19/06/2018 - 04:28
User 19/06/2018 - 04:29
Sure! Thanks!!
Excelchat Expert 19/06/2018 - 04:29
it looks you want help on your formula?
User 19/06/2018 - 04:29
can i edit the speadsheet so that you can see?
Excelchat Expert 19/06/2018 - 04:29
Excelchat Expert 19/06/2018 - 04:30
yes
Excelchat Expert 19/06/2018 - 04:30
you may paste their your data
User 19/06/2018 - 04:31
So my data looks like this
Excelchat Expert 19/06/2018 - 04:31
ok and then?
Excelchat Expert 19/06/2018 - 04:32
you want a index function?
User 19/06/2018 - 04:32
and i need formulas that will return Site, Specialty, Name_First and Name_Last, only if the category is Eligible
User 19/06/2018 - 04:33
yes i think its going to be an index function
Excelchat Expert 19/06/2018 - 04:33
ok, and then in which cell you want the formula?
User 19/06/2018 - 04:34
im creating a seperate dashboard sheet to display the data
Excelchat Expert 19/06/2018 - 04:34
ok
User 19/06/2018 - 04:34
any cell you choose will be perfect. i just need to know how to make the formula work
Excelchat Expert 19/06/2018 - 04:35
ok, just give me a minute to work into this
User 19/06/2018 - 04:35
no worries! thank you so much!!
Excelchat Expert 19/06/2018 - 04:37
could you check the one i created
User 19/06/2018 - 04:38
That looks great. Is there a way to get rid of the empty space?
Excelchat Expert 19/06/2018 - 04:39
you mean skip it?
User 19/06/2018 - 04:40
Ideally, i would like to type in a Site, and have the rows populate with the appropriate data. So if i type "UMass" into a cell, i want the table to populate with all of data for the "Eligible" people
Excelchat Expert 19/06/2018 - 04:40
oh i see
Excelchat Expert 19/06/2018 - 04:41
i will do another one
User 19/06/2018 - 04:41
thank you!
Excelchat Expert 19/06/2018 - 04:55
here you go
Excelchat Expert 19/06/2018 - 04:56
you may try to type the site name on D10
Excelchat Expert 19/06/2018 - 04:56
and it will automatically call on the below table, all those eligible
User 19/06/2018 - 04:56
Thats fantastic, thank you so much!!!!!
Excelchat Expert 19/06/2018 - 04:56
great :)
Excelchat Expert 19/06/2018 - 04:57
is it what you are looking for?
Excelchat Expert 19/06/2018 - 04:58
i added some parameters, so we could lookup the value which are eligible only
Excelchat Expert 19/06/2018 - 04:58
by typing the site
User 19/06/2018 - 04:58
yes, this is perfect
Excelchat Expert 19/06/2018 - 04:58
great, :):)
User 19/06/2018 - 04:58
will this work with duplicates as well?
Excelchat Expert 19/06/2018 - 04:58
i'm happy to help tou :)
Excelchat Expert 19/06/2018 - 04:59
yes
Excelchat Expert 19/06/2018 - 05:00
wait i will fix some minor
Excelchat Expert 19/06/2018 - 05:00
for us we can use even there was a duplicate
Excelchat Expert 19/06/2018 - 05:05
here it is :0
Excelchat Expert 19/06/2018 - 05:06
so even we have duplicates it will still be call on the below
Excelchat Expert 19/06/2018 - 05:06
like that, i tried to dupicate the Umass
User 19/06/2018 - 05:06
this is awesome.
User 19/06/2018 - 05:06
youre the best!
Excelchat Expert 19/06/2018 - 05:07
thanks :)
Excelchat Expert 19/06/2018 - 05:07
Is there anything else you want to know regarding this issue?
User 19/06/2018 - 05:07
i think i am all set!
Excelchat Expert 19/06/2018 - 05:07
nice :)
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