Multiple criteria VLOOKUP

```Hi,

I have a seven column dataset (A1:G2000) and I want to lookup a value
based on 3 criteria: one for each of the 1st three columns, so where the
value in column A = X, column B = Y, column C = Z,
with XYZ being three criteria defined by three other cells.

Can anyone point me in the right direction.  I'm wanting to figure out
how to do it without creating a helper column where columns A,B and C
are concatenated, and using the concatenating field as a lookup key.

Any help greatly appreciated,

Thanks....Jason
```
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```Array formula

=3DINDEX(D1:D10,MATCH("x"&"y"&"z",A1:A10&B1:B10&C1:C10,0),0) ( use ctrl
+ shift + enter )

or

=3DSUMPRODUCT((A1:A10=3D"x")*(B1:B10=3D"y")*(C1:C10=3D"z")*(D1:D10))

wrote:

> Hi,
>
> I have a seven column dataset (A1:G2000) and I want to lookup a value
> based on 3 criteria: one for each of the 1st three columns, so where the
> value in column A =3D X, column B =3D Y, column C =3D Z,
> with XYZ being three criteria defined by three other cells.
>
> Can anyone point me in the right direction. =A0I'm wanting to figure out
> how to do it without creating a helper column where columns A,B and C
> are concatenated, and using the concatenating field as a lookup key.
>
> Any help greatly appreciated,
>
> Thanks....Jason

```
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10/21/2009 8:26:46 PM
```Thanks for the suggestions.  I figured it out in the end, using a
similar approach to your SUMPRODUCT i.e.

=INDIRECT("D"&SUMPRODUCT(--(A1:A2000="X"),--(B1:B2000="Y"),--(C1:C2000="Z"),
ROW(D1:D2000))

Thanks again, the INDEX/MATCH approach is a useful approach,

Regards,

Jason
--

> Array formula
>
> =INDEX(D1:D10,MATCH("x"&"y"&"z",A1:A10&B1:B10&C1:C10,0),0) ( use ctrl
> + shift + enter )
>
> or
>
> =SUMPRODUCT((A1:A10="x")*(B1:B10="y")*(C1:C10="z")*(D1:D10))
>
>
>
> wrote:
>
>
>> Hi,
>>
>> I have a seven column dataset (A1:G2000) and I want to lookup a value
>> based on 3 criteria: one for each of the 1st three columns, so where the
>> value in column A = X, column B = Y, column C = Z,
>> with XYZ being three criteria defined by three other cells.
>>
>> Can anyone point me in the right direction.  I'm wanting to figure out
>> how to do it without creating a helper column where columns A,B and C
>> are concatenated, and using the concatenating field as a lookup key.
>>
>> Any help greatly appreciated,
>>
>> Thanks....Jason
>
```
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10/22/2009 6:00:40 PM

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