Duplicate Values From Index / Match

Dec 23, 2011

I'm running a College Football Bowl Game pool. NO money just fun! I've just about got this down except that my Standings area for this years members is not working like I want. There are 24 members and I want them ranked 1-24. This works however, when 2 or more members have the same score....only the first name in the column with that score appears.

Vea, Ray WA955
Braham, LukeHI916
Braham, LukeHI917
Bowers, LarryGA908

This cell comes back with 3 different dupes:

H1:CB1 are the Names
H83:CB83 are the points for each name
D87 comes this cell : =LARGE(H$83:CB$83,E87)

How can I tell Excel to show all 24 names including the dupes?

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Apr 12, 2013

I receive data (A1:E2) which is sorted alphabetically accordng to name:


I use the SMALL function to sort the data in date order e.g: A6= =SMALL($A$2:$E$2,1) = 1/1/13, B6= =SMALL($A$2:$E$2,5) = 2/1/13, etc:


I then use the INDEX & MATCH functions to place the names under the sorted dates e.g. A7= =INDEX($A$1:$E$1,MATCH(A6,$A$2:$E$2,0)) = "Dan", B7= =INDEX($A$1:$E$1,MATCH(B6,$A$2:$E$2,0)) = "Ed", etc:


The problem I have with this formula is that if there is a duplicate date (i.e. 3/1/13), the INDEX/MATCH formula returns a second "Aaron" rather than "Con".

How to modify this formula so it will return "Con" and not a second "Aaron"? Please note that duplicate dates may recur across the row.

The formulas always assume the data is in multiple rows rather than multiple columns.

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I have a table with 3 columns, the first being static text "issue types" and the second two dynamic values created from counting instances of each issue type from another sheet.

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Where I'm having problems is when there are duplicate numbers for results in the top 5, it will match the first instance 'issue type' for all duplicated entries. Instead I need to put a check in place so that it moves down the table rows to the next instance of the matched number and indexes that issue type instead.

See the attached spreadsheet example for ready made tables and formulas : problem.xls‎

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I realize I could use vlookup for this but it would be to cumbersome in my next application.

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Column 3 = Scheduled (Units Sold)

The Date is filled out through the end of the year as is the Scheduled values.
The Actual values are filled out daily.

I need to generate a summary box that reports Actual, Scheduled, and Variance (Actual - Scheduled) for the time periods Daily, Month to Date, and YTD.

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I by no means am an Excel expert like many of you, so I may have some questions along the way.

I've attached a sample extraction from my worksheet and included an example of the Summary panel I'm creating.

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attached file link below [URL]...

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Warehouse S/S %
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WH 2 57.14%
WH 3 0.00%
WH 4 50.00%
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WH 6 60.00%
WH 7 33.33%
WH 8 66.67%
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