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I have a formula that counts non blank cells in Cell A2 now i want to create another array formula where in i want to use this count as one of the reference i.e. $F$1:$F$(value in cell A2). Please advice?

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Excelchat Expert
08/09/2018 - 09:27

Hi

User
08/09/2018 - 09:27

hi

Excelchat Expert
08/09/2018 - 09:28

Please explain the problem in detail

User
08/09/2018 - 09:28

I am trying to use array formula for sorting.. so that i get the exact unique values in a list

User
08/09/2018 - 09:28

but the problem is my list is dynamic

User
08/09/2018 - 09:29

sometime i have 30 students / 50 students

User
08/09/2018 - 09:29

so now i want to create my array formula in such a way.. that the count of my list is taken into it

User
08/09/2018 - 09:29

=IFERROR(INDEX($F$2:$F$10,SMALL(IF(ISNUMBER(SEARCH($A$1,$F$2:$F$10)),ROW($F$2:$F$10)-ROW($F$2)+1),ROWS($1:1))),"")

User
08/09/2018 - 09:30

for example.. in this formula.. i am trying to use..

Excelchat Expert
08/09/2018 - 09:30

Would you be able to share the file?

User
08/09/2018 - 09:30

sure.. moment please

User
08/09/2018 - 09:32

just a sec.. my file was XLSB.. i will convert it into xlsm.. one moment please

Excelchat Expert
08/09/2018 - 09:32

convert it into xlsx

User
08/09/2018 - 09:33

i have done that.. and attached.. so shall i click enter?

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User
08/09/2018 - 09:33

oh ok

User
08/09/2018 - 09:34

Now in reality.. by list of column F is dynamic.. it can be 10-50 or even 100 students

User
08/09/2018 - 09:34

my list of*

Excelchat Expert
08/09/2018 - 09:34

okay

Excelchat Expert
08/09/2018 - 09:35

what's the problem here

User
08/09/2018 - 09:35

so in that formula.. I have dictated that F1:F10 right?

Excelchat Expert
08/09/2018 - 09:36

yes

User
08/09/2018 - 09:36

now the reference of F1 is fine.. but F10 cannot be static.. it has to be dynamic.. depending on the list of items in Column F

Excelchat Expert
08/09/2018 - 09:36

okay

User
08/09/2018 - 09:36

so i want that 10 to be picked from count of items

User
08/09/2018 - 09:37

not just putting the value 10 or 100 there

Excelchat Expert
08/09/2018 - 09:37

got it

Excelchat Expert
08/09/2018 - 09:37

ive me sometime to work on it

Excelchat Expert
08/09/2018 - 09:37

*give

User
08/09/2018 - 09:37

sure sir/madam..

User
08/09/2018 - 09:37

This is Manish here

User
08/09/2018 - 09:37

your good name?

User
08/09/2018 - 09:45

is there anything like.. dynamic reference.. where in the value on cell can be taken as a reference for a range? just guessing.. :)

Excelchat Expert
08/09/2018 - 09:46

I am trying to make the range dynamic only

User
08/09/2018 - 09:46

cool :D thanks

Excelchat Expert
08/09/2018 - 10:04

In the first cell I changed the formula by creating a dynamic range - List1

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Excelchat Expert
08/09/2018 - 10:05

And instead of $F$2:$F$F10, i have used List1 everywhere in the formula

User
08/09/2018 - 10:06

cool ... thanks a lot Sir / Madam for all your help and effort on this

Excelchat Expert
08/09/2018 - 10:06

you are welcome

User
08/09/2018 - 10:07

Sir/Madam.. what is the difference between the 2 lists?

User
08/09/2018 - 10:08

one says Offset

User
08/09/2018 - 10:08

the other is the sheet 1

User
08/09/2018 - 10:10

i think i got that... thanks again sir/madam.. for all your guidance here....

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