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=PERCENTILE.EXC(IF(Test=1,'Input - D1'!$W$8:$AH$107),'S7 - Product Risk Scenario'!S7)

Hi,

I am using this formula to calculate some percentiles.

I want to make the range dynamic, can someone show how?

Many thanks
Seamus
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by:Norie
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Seamus

How will the range be dynamic?

Will the no of columns change or the no of rows change, or both?
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by:NBVC
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Go to Formulas tab, Define Name,

Enter a name you want then in source field enter formula:

=OFFSET('Input - D1'!$W$8,0,0,COUNTA('Input - D1'!$W:$W),12)

This assumes that column W has now blanks within the desired range.

Now replace the range with that named range..

e.g.

=PERCENTILE.EXC(IF(Test=1,MyRange),'S7 - Product Risk Scenario'!S7)

where MyRange is then Dynamic Named range name
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by:Seamus2626
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Imnorie, just the number of rows will change, im trying to work in your solution nb_vc

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by:Seamus2626
ID: 39645453
Hi nb_vc,

I am getting an #NA error for the above formula,

=PERCENTILE.EXC(IF(Test=1,CashFormula),'S7 - Product Risk Scenario'!S7)

in the name manager i have

=OFFSET('Input - D1'!$W$8,0,0,COUNTA('Input - D1'!$W:$W),12)

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by:Seamus2626
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I've requested that this question be closed as follows:

Accepted answer: 0 points for Seamus2626's comment #a39645453

for the following reason:

Just needed to drop the a in counta and set up another dynamic range for Test and im all good!

Many thanks
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by:NBVC
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it works for me.  Do you have any NA# errors in the database in CashFormula?

If still having error, please post workbook sample.
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NBVC earned 2000 total points
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I see you closing the request.  My solution wasn't correct?
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by:Seamus2626
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That was a mistake, i was meant to allocate points, it works fine, i got rid of counta and set up a dynamic range for my first named range test and it was all good!

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