Index and Match error

jazzista

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Hellol everyone. I have a trial balance and a list of journal entries: I am trying to retrive the values coming from the journal entries table to the trial balance by the voucher number. I using index and match with an array but i am getting #NAs . Dont know what i am doing wrong in the formula. Any help on retriving the values to the trial balance is greatly appreciated. I am using excel 2016. Regards. See link for the file

https://www.dropbox.com/s/bmygmec42klzwkn/Journal entries group.xlsx?dl=0
 

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sandy666

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you concatenating numbers like 900 & 10 (900-10) but lookin' for 900-010
etc...

change B column to text format, correct lenght to 3 digits (with zeroes) then concatenate
 
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sandy666

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or use =BASE(B4,10,3) in additional column then concatenate A & addtional column
 

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you can try this
Code:
=IFNA(INDEX('adj vouchers'!$L$3:$L$59,MATCH(A4&"-"&BASE(B4,10,3),'adj vouchers'!$C$3:$C$59,0),MATCH('adj vouchers'!$K$3:$K$59,'trial balance'!$G$3:$N$3)),"")
with CSE


edit:
if your Excel doesn't support IFNA() or/and BASE() use IFERROR() or/and TEXT(B4,"000") suitably
 
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jazzista

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Sandy 666. Good morning. I am going to try your formulas. thaks for the quick reply. Just curiuos : what does the BASE function do? I have never used it before!
 

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Thanks Mr Jim.
 

jazzista

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Hi Sandy666: the formula somehow works: its retrieving all the journal entries for the each journal entry number in one column : I was expecting for each journal entry number its correspondent scalar value on each of their columns. For example, I was expecting on column G which is voucher number 42019, the amounts related to that particular journal entry (186k,285k and -472K only ) .Take a look the file. Thanks in advance for your help

https://www.dropbox.com/s/bmygmec42klzwkn/Journal entries group.xlsx?dl=0
 

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I correct your formula against errors only, nothing more
I didn't read your needs so you need to wait for someone else to get a solution

there are many formula masters ;)
 
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jazzista

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Yes Agreed! Lets see what the array masters would resolve this. Thanks anyway for introducing the BASE function to me. Pretty handy formula!
 

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