#### Retrieving data with two variables

```Hi,
First time. Looks like you all have some great advice. This will probably be
very easy for most of you.

I would like to create one worksheet were I choose a certain doctor (Drop
down box), the year and it matches the month, year and doctor and guves me
the correct production \$\$ for that doctor.
I have used  the lookup formulas but can't seem to figure how I should write
this formula. Thank you for any help.
--
Many Thanks,

Jennifer
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```If you only give it the year, how will it match on the month?

If you give it a date, too, then you could use something like this:

I put my table of doctor's names, dates, and production amount on sheet2 in
A1:C10 (only 10 entries).

The in sheet1, I put the doctor's name in A1, the date in B1 and this formula in
C1:

=INDEX(Sheet2!C1:C10,MATCH(1,(Sheet2!A1:A10=A1)*
(TEXT(B1,"mmyyyy")=TEXT(Sheet2!B1:B10,"mmyyyy")),0))

(all one cell)

This is an array formula.  Hit ctrl-shift-enter instead of enter.  If you do it
correctly, excel will wrap curly brackets {} around your formula.  (don't type
them yourself.)

The formula expects real dates in sheet1's B1 and real dates in sheet2 B1:B10.
But it only uses the year and month.

Jennifer wrote:
>
> Hi,
> First time. Looks like you all have some great advice. This will probably be
> very easy for most of you.
>
> I would like to create one worksheet were I choose a certain doctor (Drop
> down box), the year and it matches the month, year and doctor and guves me
> the correct production \$\$ for that doctor.
> I have used  the lookup formulas but can't seem to figure how I should write
> this formula. Thank you for any help.
> --
> Many Thanks,
>
> Jennifer

--

Dave Peterson
```
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