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Using Lookup to Return Column Header or Index Function to return revised pay rate

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    Using Lookup to Return Column Header or Index Function to return revised pay rate

    I am trying to create a spreadsheet that will look up a position from the row heading and return a column heading demonstrating the step in the grid. Taking that one step further we would then do a lookup from the new grid based on the salary header and position and return the corresponding rate.

    I have attempted the index function but am getting a #VALUE error.

    Please help!

    Based on the attached example if I have a second spreadsheet that says "ACcounting Clerk" "$18.00" per hour, I want the return value of $18.36.
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    Re: Using Lookup to Return Column Header or Index Function to return revised pay rate

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    Re: Using Lookup to Return Column Header or Index Function to return revised pay rate


    This seems to be working, thank you for the help, I took it 1 step further and inserted the "Row Count" formula within the array.

    Will test to ensure it works on the larger scale.

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    Re: Using Lookup to Return Column Header or Index Function to return revised pay rate

    Your welcome! It's not as sophisticated as it could have been. It's really matching the column headers, it just assumes the ranges look alike when it comes to columns. Matching could be added but I wanted to keep it simple.
    Also the helper cell was used in the datavalidation formula but you seem to have it all under control.

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    Re: Using Lookup to Return Column Header or Index Function to return revised pay rate

    you could use in d21
    =INDEX(OFFSET(B1,MATCH(B21,B1:B9,0)-1,7,1,6),MATCH(C21,OFFSET(B1,MATCH(B21,B1:B9,0)-1,2,1,6),0))
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