Excel VLOOKUP with Multiple Critera


I have the following data table:

Data Table
I need to lookup the Max iOS value based upon the generation lookup value and the lowest release lookup value and where the description contains the lookup value.

Generation Lookup is already calculated, along with the lowest release date.

Lookup Values
I have attached my Excel file for further help.

I expect I will need an array formula, but am not "expert" enough to work out how to build it.

Any help would be much appreciated! :)
Terry RogersIT Senior EngineerAsked:
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pls try as Array formula
=INDEX(SampleData[Max iOS],MATCH(C4&C5,SampleData[Generation]&SampleData[Released],0))

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Ejgil HedegaardCommented:
Add Index to the Match range in Rgonzo's formula, and it can be a regular formula
=INDEX(SampleData[Max iOS],MATCH(C4&C5,INDEX(SampleData[Generation]&SampleData[Released],,),0))

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Terry RogersIT Senior EngineerAuthor Commented:
Thank you. This doesn't seem to include the "must contain" the lookup value (ipad air).

This is needed because there could be multiple product types released on the same day with the same generation number, but with different max is versions.

How would we add this criteria to the formula?
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then try
=INDEX(SampleData[Max iOS],MATCH(1,--(IFERROR(SEARCH(C3,SampleData[Description]),0)*(SampleData[Generation])*(SampleData[Released]=C5)>0),0))

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Ryan ChongBusiness Systems Analyst , ex-Senior Application EngineerCommented:
should it be this instead?

Array formula:

=INDEX(SampleData[Max iOS],MATCH(1,--(IFERROR(SEARCH(C3,SampleData[Description]),0)*(SampleData[Generation]=C4)*(SampleData[Released]=C5)>0),0))

@ryan You're right
Terry RogersIT Senior EngineerAuthor Commented:
Thank you! Working as expected.
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