look up value in array with known R1C1 value

Juleew

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I hope I can explain this so here it goes...i have 2 columns of values in cell example A1 = 5 B1 = 5. I need to return a value to C1 from an array named Score. Score is on a another sheet and contains 5 rows by 5 columns of different values. I need to use the value in a1 and b1 as the r1c1 location in the array and return that value. It sounds simple but I am just pulling a brain fart here...thanks for any help!

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score
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Juleew

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ok now that knock the dust loose in my brain. I was getting hung up on using the values in a1 and b1 as values for the row and column coordinates to return the value. is that even possible?

thanks a bunch!:)
 

Juleew

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ok, one more complication...the value in a1 and b1 are the results of =left(A3,1) or =right(A3,1) that i used to get the number from a string a 5 x 5.
 

VoG

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To return a numeric value try like this

=left(A3,1)+0
 

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