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    Index/Match to Create a Grid

    Guess it my week for questions. :) Trying to figure out how to create a grid with "x" indicating a match of names and dates. It's a duty assignment schedule for clarification. The attached has a sample, but I've been playing with

    =INDEX($E$1, MATCH(1, ($J3=$F$3:$F$18)*($L$2=$G$3:$G$18),0))

    It seems to work in the first cell, but then when a name repeats I get a Ref# error. Other variations give me the N/A error. Looking for a nudge in the right direction and as always I appreciate the help in learning how to do new things!

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    Re: Index/Match to Create a Grid

    Try this: =IF(SUMPRODUCT(($E2=Table1[Date])*(F$1=Table1[Dir])),"x",)

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    Re: Index/Match to Create a Grid

    That seems to work in the sample data, except that it appears to skip ever other row. I pasted in the first cell and dragged the formula if that matters. Going to tinker with it and hopefully figure out why; confirm cells, etc. Screen shot attached and THANKS!!!!
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    Re: Index/Match to Create a Grid

    Put the formula in F2 then COPY to other row 2 entries: dragging will change the formula (which is why I dislike tables!!)

    =IF(SUMPRODUCT(($E2=Table1[[Date]:[Date]])*(F$1=Table1[[Dir]:[Dir]])),"x","")

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    Re: Index/Match to Create a Grid

    Wow, thanks John. I wasn't aware there was a difference in dragging (other than references changing like n2 to n3) and using the copy/paste function. Thanks for education!
    Also, thanks to Raul for getting me started down the right path!

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    Re: Index/Match to Create a Grid

    Yea, if you fill the formula with Ctrl+Enter there should not be a problem.

    I was not even aware that dragging changes the formula...what the...
    But then again, for over 12 yrs. now, I am avoiding Tables in Excel altogether as I find it's behaviour beyond very basic stuff completely random and illogical at times xD

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    Re: Index/Match to Create a Grid

    I am not a tables fan either! but do recognise SOME of the benefits they provide.

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