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Troubleshooting a Formula and Range Name

EE Pros,

I've spent about 4 hours trying to get a formula in a set of columns/rows to properly behave. I've attached the WB and am hoping someone will take a quick look and see what I have done wrong.  There are two Name Ranges (Industry and Columntable).

The use is simple.  I want to select an industry (right now there are but 2 -- Banking & Insurance).  Once selected, all the ASSOCIATED records, only for that industry, are displayed and you can then see the relationship of the cells.  I want to be able to then change or update an individual record so that it is reflected back in the Data Base.

Thank you in advance.

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Bright01

8/22/2022 - Mon
leptonka

Hi,

Attached how I would do.
I changed your name definition and I separated the index column (A).
You need to confirm the formula in this column with Ctrl+Shift+Enter.

Cheers,
Kris
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Bright01

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Kris,

Thank you!  What you provided me works!  There are two things that need to be taken into consideration.  

1.) How do I get it to not execute if the max. number of industry records are reached?  So in Insurance there are 13 records and on Banking there are 16 records.  Is there a way to not have the formulas show up if there is no associated industry record?

2.) I'm going to have to figure out how I can update a record in the maintenance tab that automatically updates the DB....but I'm going to hold that for the next question.

Thank you!!!

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Kris,

Great suggestions and thank you for the code!

Works well.........

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