How do I calculate the max from two arrays with a year value?

Posted on 2012-04-10
Last Modified: 2012-04-16

I have asked a similar question before and need some additional help:

As you can see, there are dates in column A and this time, I'd like to display the favourite shop for, lets say, 2011. What do I need to change to the original formula of


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Question by:Massimo Scola
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by:Saqib Husain, Syed
ID: 37827235
If you enter the year number in I1 then you can try this formula


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by:Massimo Scola
ID: 37827558

I've entered the formula but I get empty cells .. I've attached the spreadsheet.
Did I miss something?

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Saqib Husain, Syed earned 500 total points
ID: 37829102
Maybe you are not entering this as an array formula. When you enter the formula in the cell press F2 then press shift-ctrl-enter
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by:Massimo Scola
ID: 37851222
Hello and sorry for my late reply<br />Thanks a lot, it works now.<br /><br />Massimo

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