Vlookup And Matching 2 Criteria
I have an output table that looks like the followings:......
There is 1 input for the spreadsheet: What month? Enter 9, 10, 11 etc. I need it to pull from a data sheet that is set up as such:......
So effectively it needs to vlookup the name in column A, (A, B, or C), and then it needs to match that to the column that has the same name as the output table (Crit.1 or Crit.2 and the number of the month above it (10,11,etc). I attached an excel sheet to better demonstrate
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Value in column "C" of "Main" is same as value in column "I" of "Sub", but not in same order.
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