#### Is there any way to use the MATCH function with more than 1 column

For example, =MATCH(215, Y3:Y51, 0) will search from Y3 to Y51 for the value
215, but my data set spans more than one column.

My data set ranges from A3 to Z51, and the function =MATCH(215, A3:Z51, 0)
returns an #N/A error. What can I do?
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MrSnrub (7)
5/22/2005 3:56:01 AM
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Do you want both the row and column ? Two separate values?
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Gary's Student

"Mr. Snrub" wrote:

> For example, =MATCH(215, Y3:Y51, 0) will search from Y3 to Y51 for the value
> 215, but my data set spans more than one column.
>
> My data set ranges from A3 to Z51, and the function =MATCH(215, A3:Z51, 0)
> returns an #N/A error. What can I do?
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GarysStudent (1572)
5/22/2005 1:53:16 PM
yes
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MrSnrub (7)
5/22/2005 4:08:02 PM
In cell A52 enter =MATCH(215,A3:A51,0)
Then copy this formula from B52 through Z52.
If there is only one instance of 215 in the data area, then all the formulae
will show #N/A except one.

For example, if the 215 is in cell C15, then C52 will show 13.  Thus we know
that the 215 is in column C and is in the thirteenth row of the data block
(fifteenth row of the worksheet.
--
Gary's Student

"Mr. Snrub" wrote:

> yes
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GarysStudent (1572)
5/22/2005 5:37:34 PM
great. thank you.
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MrSnrub (7)
5/22/2005 5:46:15 PM

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