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2006-01-04, 14:44 #1
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Intersection of cells (WinXP/O2003)
Remember i've some while ago saw something about intersection in tables rows/columns...
- can't find it though, so apologies if question has been asked before.
I've got a large table: 300 rows deep - 100 columns wide (columns are in sets 3, meaning 3 columns represent a set)
I'm looking up in the table from elsewhere... - and need to find an intersection.
First I'm finding a value in column 1 with a VLOOKUP.
Secondly I'm looking up with a HLOOKUP in the columns
Once found I need to read the value from the intersection.
Can this be achieved in a single formula or should I split the process in to 3 ?
(Lookup item 1 - read address, Lookup item 2 - read address, intersect the two - read value)
btw. where is the INTERSECT and UNION functions located ?
They are not visible among my Excel functions?
PS: Wish there were a knob on the TV to turn up the intelligence. There's a knob called "brightness," but that doesn't work
2006-01-04, 14:57 #2
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Re: Intersection of cells (WinXP/O2003)
Intersect and Union are Excel VBA functions, not worksheet functions.
You can use the INDEX worksheet function to return the cell in a certain row and certain column in a range:
If you're looking up values in one row or column, you can use MATCH instead of HLOOKUP and VLOOKUP. For example