Last cell with data in a range

```I enter weekly data into a spreadsheet with a summary page at the front.
After every week, when new data is entered, I want the formula at the front
to use the cell with the new data instead of me having to change the existing
formula.

For example, my data looks like this:

A  B  C
276
300
421
175
0
0
0

I need a formula that will automatically detect the last number >0 in column
C.

```
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Utf
3/24/2010 10:01:01 PM
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```=Countif(C2:C1000,">0")

so your main page formula might be something like:

=indirect("'Sheet2'!C" & Countif(Sheet2!C2:C1000,">0")

(untested, watch for spelling errors or typos)

"iamjbunni" wrote:

> I enter weekly data into a spreadsheet with a summary page at the front.
> After every week, when new data is entered, I want the formula at the front
> to use the cell with the new data instead of me having to change the existing
> formula.
>
> For example, my data looks like this:
>
> A  B  C
>       276
>       300
>       421
>       175
>          0
>          0
>          0
>
> I need a formula that will automatically detect the last number >0 in column
> C.
>
> Thank you for your assistance!
```
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Utf
3/24/2010 10:23:01 PM
```what i have now is:

=b4/(IF(Paul!D13>0,"1","0")+IF(Trish!D13>0,".6","0")+IF(Ryan!D13>0,"1","0")+IF(Kathy!D13>0,"1","0")+IF(April!D13>0,"1","0"))

Ideally, I want a formula to detect a new number in a column and if it's >0,
to enter "1", if 0, enter "0".

I'm trying to make this report as automated as possible.

"ker_01" wrote:

> =Countif(C2:C1000,">0")
>
> so your main page formula might be something like:
>
> =indirect("'Sheet2'!C" & Countif(Sheet2!C2:C1000,">0")
>
> (untested, watch for spelling errors or typos)
>
> "iamjbunni" wrote:
>
> > I enter weekly data into a spreadsheet with a summary page at the front.
> > After every week, when new data is entered, I want the formula at the front
> > to use the cell with the new data instead of me having to change the existing
> > formula.
> >
> > For example, my data looks like this:
> >
> > A  B  C
> >       276
> >       300
> >       421
> >       175
> >          0
> >          0
> >          0
> >
> > I need a formula that will automatically detect the last number >0 in column
> > C.
> >
> > Thank you for your assistance!
```
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Utf
3/24/2010 10:35:02 PM
```Assuming there are no negative numbers and there are no empty cells *within*
the range.

=INDEX(C2:C20,COUNTIF(C2:C20,">0"))

--
Biff
Microsoft Excel MVP

"iamjbunni" <iamjbunni@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:0CA8D681-78DF-4AB1-B9E2-6BC1333D6B92@microsoft.com...
>I enter weekly data into a spreadsheet with a summary page at the front.
> After every week, when new data is entered, I want the formula at the
> front
> to use the cell with the new data instead of me having to change the
> existing
> formula.
>
> For example, my data looks like this:
>
> A  B  C
>      276
>      300
>      421
>      175
>         0
>         0
>         0
>
> I need a formula that will automatically detect the last number >0 in
> column
> C.
>
> Thank you for your assistance!

```
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T
3/24/2010 10:39:52 PM
```Hi,

You may try this

=LOOKUP(TRUE,C2:C8>0,C2:C8)

--
Regards,

Ashish Mathur
Microsoft Excel MVP

"iamjbunni" <iamjbunni@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:0CA8D681-78DF-4AB1-B9E2-6BC1333D6B92@microsoft.com...
> I enter weekly data into a spreadsheet with a summary page at the front.
> After every week, when new data is entered, I want the formula at the
> front
> to use the cell with the new data instead of me having to change the
> existing
> formula.
>
> For example, my data looks like this:
>
> A  B  C
>      276
>      300
>      421
>      175
>         0
>         0
>         0
>
> I need a formula that will automatically detect the last number >0 in
> column
> C.
>
> Thank you for your assistance!

```
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Ashish
3/25/2010 3:31:52 AM
```On Mar 24, 9:31=A0pm, "Ashish Mathur" <mathurash...@hotmail.com> wrote:

Or this

=3DINDIRECT("N"&MAX(IF(\$N\$80:\$N\$122<>0,ROW(\$N\$80:\$N\$122))))

```
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Ziggy
3/25/2010 5:04:13 PM
```On Mar 25, 11:04=A0am, Ziggy <ziggy...@xmission.com> wrote:
> On Mar 24, 9:31=A0pm, "Ashish Mathur" <mathurash...@hotmail.com> wrote:
>
> Or this
>
> =3DINDIRECT("N"&MAX(IF(\$N\$80:\$N\$122<>0,ROW(\$N\$80:\$N\$122))))
>
> Substitute the "N" for your column and also adjust the ranges.

I should have stated this is an ARRAY formula and needs the Cntrl-Alt-
Enter
```
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Ziggy
3/25/2010 7:17:54 PM
```On Mar 25, 1:17=A0pm, Ziggy <ziggy...@xmission.com> wrote:
> On Mar 25, 11:04=A0am, Ziggy <ziggy...@xmission.com> wrote:
>
> > On Mar 24, 9:31=A0pm, "Ashish Mathur" <mathurash...@hotmail.com> wrote:
>
> > Or this
>
> > =3DINDIRECT("N"&MAX(IF(\$N\$80:\$N\$122<>0,ROW(\$N\$80:\$N\$122))))
>
> > Substitute the "N" for your column and also adjust the ranges.
>
> I should have stated this is an ARRAY formula and needs the Cntrl-Alt-
> Enter

Should be Ctrl-Shift-Enter.. sorru bout that
```
 0
Ziggy
3/26/2010 3:05:32 PM

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