# Formula To Pull Latest Date From One Column Based On Entry In Adjacent Column

Jun 6, 2014
Any way to construct a formula in excel that will look at a reference in one column and find the latest date from the data in an adjacent column for that specific reference?

Below is an exctract from a much larger sheet of the columns in question.

The result in the last column should be 21/05/2014 for anything with D.O.001 in the second column and 15/05/2014 for anything with D.O.002.

Date Decision agreed

Disposal Order

Latest Decision date for D.O.

06/05/2014

D.O.001

[Code] ........

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Nov 18, 2011

I have three columns of data laid out like this:

Column A Column B Column C Column D

(blank) Purchase Orders Shipments # Shipment Reference Field

12345 1ZX123 xxOO12346

12346 1ZC345 KJH12347--45

12347 1Z7YYT 0000012345XXX

I'm trying to write a formula for column A that essentially looks at the field in column B, finds the instance of the data anywhere in the entirety of Column D, and when it locates it puts the corresponding field from Column C of that line in the results of column A. So the result above would turn out like this:

Column A Column B Column C Column D

(blank) Purchase Orders Shipments # ShipmentReferenceField

1Z7YYT 12345 1ZX123 xxOO12346

1ZX123 12346 1ZC345 KJH12347--45

1ZC345 12347 1Z7YYT 0000012345XXX

I have the origins of a formula here...but I don't know how to put in the part where i'm retrieving the data from Column C of the same line as the target data.

=INDEX($D$1:$D$100, MATCH(B1,1*LEFT($D$1:$D$100,LEN(B1)),0))

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