#### Using a NAME as a reference in another range

```* The value in cell A1 varies depending on the number of rows of data brought
down in a query
* I have used the 'NAME' function to name cell A1 '_DataRows'

I now want to use '_DataRows' to identify the end of a range in a SUMPRODUCT
formula.  (i.e.  a formula something like this...)

=SUMPRODUCT
(--(\$D\$1:\$D\$"_DataRows"=XYZ),--(\$D\$1:\$D"_DataRows"<>""),--(\$E\$1:\$E"_DataRows"))

How do I do this (see examples below).

Many Thanks,

Craig

-------------------------------------------

Example 1:
---------------
If cell A1 = 25
Formula in cell B2:  =SUMPRODUCT
(--(\$D\$1:\$D\$25=XYZ),--(\$D\$1:\$D\$25<>""),--(\$E\$1:\$E\$25))

Example 2:
---------------
If cell A1 = 38
Formula in cell B2:  =SUMPRODUCT
(--(\$D\$1:\$D\$38=XYZ),--(\$D\$1:\$D\$38<>""),--(\$E\$1:\$E\$38))

```
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```Change each portion to something like:
=sumproduct(--(INDIRECT("\$D\$1:\$D\$" & _datarows)=XYZ), ....

If you query would return 400 lines at most, why not just use \$d\$1:D\$1000?

(choose a number that's big enough to never be exceeded--but don't use the whole
column)

cdavidson wrote:
>
> * The value in cell A1 varies depending on the number of rows of data brought
> down in a query
> * I have used the 'NAME' function to name cell A1 '_DataRows'
>
> I now want to use '_DataRows' to identify the end of a range in a SUMPRODUCT
> formula.  (i.e.  a formula something like this...)
>
> =SUMPRODUCT
> (--(\$D\$1:\$D\$"_DataRows"=XYZ),--(\$D\$1:\$D"_DataRows"<>""),--(\$E\$1:\$E"_DataRows"))
>
> How do I do this (see examples below).
>
> Many Thanks,
>
> Craig
>
> -------------------------------------------
>
> Example 1:
> ---------------
> If cell A1 = 25
> Formula in cell B2:  =SUMPRODUCT
> (--(\$D\$1:\$D\$25=XYZ),--(\$D\$1:\$D\$25<>""),--(\$E\$1:\$E\$25))
>
> Example 2:
> ---------------
> If cell A1 = 38
> Formula in cell B2:  =SUMPRODUCT
> (--(\$D\$1:\$D\$38=XYZ),--(\$D\$1:\$D\$38<>""),--(\$E\$1:\$E\$38))

--

Dave Peterson
```
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petersod (12005)
10/17/2005 3:31:01 PM

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