Go Premium for a chance to win a PS4. Enter to Win

x
  • Status: Solved
  • Priority: Medium
  • Security: Public
  • Views: 217
  • Last Modified:

Merging Lists or ranges of cells in excel

Greetings all,

I am trying to solve a problem with no VBA at all (this is due to the limitations placed on me by my project

I have cells across spreadsheets that I need to bring under one column.

Therefore, i tried to set up lists for the data, and merge them dynamically using an If statement in an array

=IF(CELL("row")+0>VLOOKUP("Column C Count",A9:B12,2,FALSE)+0,OFFSET(countc,0,0),OFFSET(countd,0,0))

However, when countc has 4 records, then countd has 5, depending on where you are in the master column, the entire row evaluates to that true or false condition

If column C has 1,2,3,4 and D has a,b,c,d,e,f

Then if you are in cell 6 of the array list, and reevaluate, you get a because the if statement evaluates to true, so it should return a, but it evaluates the false path instead, however if you uput the focus of the sheet on the first column, you get 1 as expected

attached is a sample sheet

I am not thrilled about arraylists as I think that is the issue.
Book3.xlsx
0
rg20
Asked:
rg20
1 Solution
 
SiddharthRoutCommented:
Are you trying this?

=IF(CELL("row")>VLOOKUP("Column C Count",$A$1:$B$4,2,FALSE),OFFSET(countc,0,0),OFFSET(countd,0,0))

Sid
0
 
SiddharthRoutCommented:
Paste the formula in Cell H1 and drag it down.

Sid
0
 
Rory ArchibaldCommented:
Did you mean something like this?
Book3.xlsx
0
Concerto Cloud for Software Providers & ISVs

Can Concerto Cloud Services help you focus on evolving your application offerings, while delivering the best cloud experience to your customers? From DevOps to revenue models and customer support, the answer is yes!

Learn how Concerto can help you.

 
Saqib Husain, SyedEngineerCommented:
Try this file

Saqib
Copy-of-Book3.xlsx
0
 
Saqib Husain, SyedEngineerCommented:
Wow, we have company.... or crowd
0
 
rg20Author Commented:
Sid, your answer was my initial try, adding 0 would convert it to ensure integers are being compared.  The if statement in an array list doesn't work as I hoped
Rorya, thanks for the solution
ssaqibh, You solution was excellent as well, but rorya got you by 4 minutes, sorry, and thanks all
0
 
Saqib Husain, SyedEngineerCommented:
What matters is that it is working.

Cheers

Saqib
0

Featured Post

Keep up with what's happening at Experts Exchange!

Sign up to receive Decoded, a new monthly digest with product updates, feature release info, continuing education opportunities, and more.

Tackle projects and never again get stuck behind a technical roadblock.
Join Now