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Posted on 2013-01-21
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Hello Experts!

I'm having trouble getting the correct value in Quotation!B15. The formula should reference Freight!AE1:AI1000 , Airport (Quotation!B10) and Weight (Quotation!B13)

Thanks for your help!
lookup-Ship-As-rate.xlsx
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Your current formula is problematic:

=INDEX(Freight!$AE$2:$AI$1001,MATCH(Quotation!$B$13,Freight!$AE:$AE,0),MATCH(Quotation!$B$10,Freight!$AG$2:$AI$2,0))

Note how you make the reference table start in row 2, but in the first MATCH expression you start in Row 1 because you use the entire column.

For starters:

=INDEX(Freight!$AE$2:$AI$1001,MATCH(Quotation!$B$13,Freight!$AE$2:$AE$1001,0),MATCH(Quotation!$B$10,Freight!$AG$2:$AI$2,0))
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by:Saqib Husain, Syed
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=INDEX(Freight!$D$3:$I$6,MATCH(Quotation!B10,Freight!Airport,0),MATCH(Quotation!B13,Freight!D2:I2))
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by:tomfolinsbee
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Thanks for this. A bit of trial and error and it worked. Cheers.
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