Array of Random & Non-Duplicated Values Which Meet a Sub-Criteria


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Oct 5, 2009
Hi All,

Bit of a tough question here so I figured I would give too much detail instead of not enough. Also first time poster so be easy :)


In my ""Corporate Buzzwords Bingo"" document I used the following formula to create an array of unduplicated random numbers using the following formula:

That number is then passed into a bingo board which pulls from a dynamic list of buzzwords called KWs

 =OFFSET(KWs, Number from Code Above,0,1)
The keywords sheet looks something like this:

Corporate Buzzword is A1
<table border=""1"">
<td>Corporate Buzzword</td>
<td>Offense Level </td>
<td>Frequency Level </td>
<td>reinvent the wheel</td>

Actual Question:

I would like to have a drop down that selects the difficulty of the game by only returning row values that are:

  • high frequency (easy)
  • high and mid frequency(medium)
  • high mid and low frequency (hard)

I assume it would be a combination of vlookup and rows but I am not quite sure how to loop until the random number is unduplicated and meets the high med or low threshold set by the user.

Hopefully I was clear in my explanation and I'll be sure to post the finished document when I get it finalized.

Thanks in advance :biggrin:

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