VLookup a blank celll

CraigFord

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i have a table in sheet 1,

the left hand column is a date and the right hand column is a list of sequenial numbers

i need a vlookup to find the first blank cell in the first column and display the number next to it

Date Po Number
07/10/11 1
15/10/11 2
10/11/11 3
........... 4
........... 5

the forumula will show 4
 

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Aladin Akyurek

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i have a table in sheet 1,

the left hand column is a date and the right hand column is a list of sequenial numbers

i need a vlookup to find the first blank cell in the first column and display the number next to it

Date Po Number
07/10/11 1
15/10/11 2
10/11/11 3
........... 4
........... 5

the forumula will show 4

Control+shift+enter, not just enter:

=INDEX($B$2:$B$6,MATCH(TRUE,$A$2:$A$6="",0))
 

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