Array trouble

txfireguy015

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Office Version
  1. 2019
Platform
  1. Windows
I'm using INDEX/MATCH with 2 criteria to locate and transfer data from one spreadsheet to another in EXCEL 2019.
On sheet 1, column A is "die", column B is "copy" and column E is "weight per foot". In column E I am entering the formula below to search another spreadsheet columns D and E for the last entry of "die" and "copy" to always return the most recent "weight per foot" in column P. The sheet that I'm searching has data added daily so I need my ranges within the array to expand as many rows as possible, preferably the entire sheet as you'll notice in my formula. However, when I do this the result is always 0. If I limit my ranges to only the rows that contain data the it will return the proper value. If I increase my range by 1 row it goes back to 0. Currently I have 1,863 rows of data. Are my ranges too large? Am I limited to rows that contain actual data and no blank cells? Do I need to use a completely different formula?

{=INDEX('[Levi''s Efficiency Press Report 2020.xlsx]Extrude Production'!$P$2:$P$1048576,MATCH(1,(A1495='[Levi''s Efficiency Press Report 2020.xlsx]Extrude Production'!$D$2:$D$1048576)*(B1495='[Levi''s Efficiency Press Report 2020.xlsx]Extrude Production'!$E$2:$E$1048576),1))}
 

jasonb75

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Joined
Dec 30, 2008
Messages
12,434
Office Version
  1. 365
Platform
  1. Windows
Are the 'text' numbers in the single criteria cell or in the main table range?

Main table
Excel Formula:
=INDEX('[Levi''s Efficiency Press Report 2020.xlsx]Extrude Production'!$P:$P,AGGREGATE(14,6,ROW('[Levi''s Efficiency Press Report 2020.xlsx]Extrude Production'!$D$2:$D$10000)/(A1495='[Levi''s Efficiency Press Report 2020.xlsx]Extrude Production'!$D$2:$D$10000)/((B1495&"")='[Levi''s Efficiency Press Report 2020.xlsx]Extrude Production'!$E$2:$E$10000),1))
Criteria
Excel Formula:
=INDEX('[Levi''s Efficiency Press Report 2020.xlsx]Extrude Production'!$P:$P,AGGREGATE(14,6,ROW('[Levi''s Efficiency Press Report 2020.xlsx]Extrude Production'!$D$2:$D$10000)/(A1495='[Levi''s Efficiency Press Report 2020.xlsx]Extrude Production'!$D$2:$D$10000)/((B1495+0)='[Levi''s Efficiency Press Report 2020.xlsx]Extrude Production'!$E$2:$E$10000),1))
Note that the second one will fail if the criteria is not a number.
 

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