I need to lookup a product id and return the date of the first value greater than zero For instance a b c d e f g 1 Date 4/12 4/19 4/26 5/3 5/10 5/17 2 Product A 0 11 35 0 0 125 3 Product B 35 50 75 100 25 36 If I lookup Product A in the spreadsheet and want to get results from columns e through g I would want to see 5/17 as the result. I have this formula which works against a fixed row reference but have been unable to incorporate a lookup value into this to return the same result. INDEX($e$1:$g$1,MATCH(TRUE,INDEX($e:$g2>0,0),0)) How do I add to this formula so that I can type a Product ID into a cell and lookup and return this data from the table? ie. lookup Product A and show the first date greater than 0.

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4/12/2010 8:14:01 PM

One way Assuming input in say, A7 for the product, eg: Product A put this in B7, normal ENTER to confirm will do: =INDEX(OFFSET($E$1:$G$1,MATCH(A7,A2:A3,0),),MATCH(TRUE,INDEX(OFFSET($E$1:$G$1,MATCH(A7,A2:A3,0),)>0,),0)) Success? hit YES below -- Max Singapore --- "MPI Planner" wrote: > I need to lookup a product id and return the date of the first value greater > than zero > For instance > > a b c d e f g > 1 Date 4/12 4/19 4/26 5/3 5/10 5/17 > 2 Product A 0 11 35 0 0 125 > 3 Product B 35 50 75 100 25 36 > > If I lookup Product A in the spreadsheet and want to get results from > columns e through g I would want to see 5/17 as the result. > > I have this formula which works against a fixed row reference but have been > unable to incorporate a lookup value into this to return the same result. > INDEX($e$1:$g$1,MATCH(TRUE,INDEX($e:$g2>0,0),0)) > > How do I add to this formula so that I can type a Product ID into a cell and > lookup and return this data from the table? ie. lookup Product A and show the > first date greater than 0.

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4/12/2010 11:05:01 PM

Hi, I do not see the problem with your formula. Your formula yields the answer as 5/17. The only correction you have to make is that the INDEX function should be , INDEX($e2:$g2>0,0). Also, why is the range E2:G2 - why is not B2:G2 -- Regards, Ashish Mathur Microsoft Excel MVP "MPI Planner" <MPIPlanner@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message news:61FC01C9-3D4F-41EC-84FE-460FBB8341CF@microsoft.com... > I need to lookup a product id and return the date of the first value > greater > than zero > For instance > > a b c d e f g > 1 Date 4/12 4/19 4/26 5/3 5/10 5/17 > 2 Product A 0 11 35 0 0 125 > 3 Product B 35 50 75 100 25 36 > > If I lookup Product A in the spreadsheet and want to get results from > columns e through g I would want to see 5/17 as the result. > > I have this formula which works against a fixed row reference but have > been > unable to incorporate a lookup value into this to return the same result. > INDEX($e$1:$g$1,MATCH(TRUE,INDEX($e:$g2>0,0),0)) > > How do I add to this formula so that I can type a Product ID into a cell > and > lookup and return this data from the table? ie. lookup Product A and show > the > first date greater than 0.

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4/13/2010 12:24:46 AM

Think the earlier can be simplified to just: =INDEX($E$1:$G$1,MATCH(TRUE,INDEX(OFFSET($E$1:$G$1,MATCH(A7,$A$2:$A$3,0),)>0,),0)) where A7 = input for the product, as before -- Max Singapore ---

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4/13/2010 2:30:01 AM

Assuming your data in A1:G3 Criteria in A7 =MAX(INDEX((A2:A3=A7)*(E2:G3>0)*E2:G3,)) Normally enter "MPI Planner" wrote: > I need to lookup a product id and return the date of the first value greater > than zero > For instance > > a b c d e f g > 1 Date 4/12 4/19 4/26 5/3 5/10 5/17 > 2 Product A 0 11 35 0 0 125 > 3 Product B 35 50 75 100 25 36 > > If I lookup Product A in the spreadsheet and want to get results from > columns e through g I would want to see 5/17 as the result. > > I have this formula which works against a fixed row reference but have been > unable to incorporate a lookup value into this to return the same result. > INDEX($e$1:$g$1,MATCH(TRUE,INDEX($e:$g2>0,0),0)) > > How do I add to this formula so that I can type a Product ID into a cell and > lookup and return this data from the table? ie. lookup Product A and show the > first date greater than 0.

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4/13/2010 2:31:01 AM

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Has anyone ever combined the Index and Match functions to do lookups? oh yeah! http://www.cpearson.com/excel/lookups.htm UnumProvident User wrote: > Has anyone ever combined the Index and Match functions to do lookups? > > ...

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