Thanks that was great gave me the answer i was looking for unfortunately it hasn't fixed my problem.
What i was hopeing to do was use the answer from the address formula you just provided to put into an offset formula and effectivley have a dynamic offset formula.
For example. i was using the vlookup to find a number in some data. this forms the reference. then below this reference there is a table of data roughly 30 rows by 13 columns. The point been the user can input a number that the vlookup finds and then produces the table of data from below it, this would have been accomplished by using the dynamic offset i was hopeing to produce.
But using your formula i can indeed find the address of the cell that the vlookup is pointing to but unfortunately when i try to use that cell in the offset formula it just references the cell i am pointing to, so for example:
Vlookup formula looks at cell B5, the formula you provided then shows me this cell (B5) this is input to cell J8, i then put the offest formula in
Unfortunately this starts the offset from J8 i was hoping it would use the value of cell J8 but it doesn't, i have tried using your formular as the reference for the offset
Excel doesn't work as it doesn't understand the formula. I have tried several other approachs to getting the value of cell J8 into the offset formula but none seem to work.