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    Help with offest and countif (Dynamic range)

    Hi I really need some help with this formula to produce a dynamic named range

    =offset(A1,,,countif(a1:a10,"?"),7)

    THE "?*" excludes cells with "" null
    every time I put it in a named range it works however when I refer to the named ranged in a pivot table it says an not find source

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    Re: Help with offest and countif (Dynamic range)

    Maybe try:

    =offset(A1,,,countif(a1:a10,"<>"&""),7)
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    Re: Help with offest and countif (Dynamic range)

    Ok it's just I'm trying to make a dynamic range which will ignore blanks cells even with formulas in however although the formula in the cell is not displaying anything it is still counting it when I use the offset with the counta function

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    Re: Help with offest and countif (Dynamic range)

    So will this formula you adjusted for me exclude cell which are blank and with "" formulas ?

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    Re: Help with offest and countif (Dynamic range)

    I had some issues using your count so I went with sumproduct instead to skip the null values.


    I made a range A1:B10 with a bunch of formulas. Some returned values, some returned "" null values.

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    =OFFSET(Sheet2!$A$1,,,SUMPRODUCT(--(Sheet2!$A$1:$A$10<>"")),2)

    and then pulled my data from deathpivot and it worked fine.

    Make sure to include the name of the tabs in your references and adjust the scope of the named range to Workbook in the name manager. Otherwise it will never find the name when you make the pivot in another tab.

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    Re: Help with offest and countif (Dynamic range)

    Ok I'll give it a try

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    Re: Help with offest and countif (Dynamic range)

    im still getting an error do you have an email I could send you a copy of my workbook ?

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    Re: Help with offest and countif (Dynamic range)

    Here's my work; you can take it apart and see how it matches up to yours.

    I've been at the office for almost 12 hours, so I'm leaving soon. I don't have Excel at home.
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    Re: Help with offest and countif (Dynamic range)

    ok thanks and that is a long time

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    Re: Help with offest and countif (Dynamic range)

    may I just ask if my sheet Is called History do I still have to put History! when referring to it in a formula or just History?

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    Re: Help with offest and countif (Dynamic range)

    You get used to it. Or go crazy.

    I crunch numbers all day in Access and Excel; it's about as close to a rockstar lifestyle as this geek will get.


    =OFFSET(History!$A$1,,,SUMPRODUCT(--(History!$A$1:$A$10<>"")),2)

    or something like that.

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    Re: Help with offest and countif (Dynamic range)

    Wow access and excel ...and thanks

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    Re: Help with offest and countif (Dynamic range)

    Mate im still getting it wrong I will have a look in the morning thanks for your help tho

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    Re: Help with offest and countif (Dynamic range)

    Wouldn't you be better using =INDEX(History!$1:$9999,1,1):INDEX(History!$1:$9999,countif(History!$A$1:$A$10,"<>"&""),8)

    That way it isn't volatile. Not an issue if you aren't using a big dataset, but if you include a few dynamic ranges in a larger file the offset formulas will slow Excel right down.

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    Re: Help with offest and countif (Dynamic range)

    Maybe this...

    =OFFSET(A1,,,SUMPRODUCT(--(LEN(A1:A10)>0)),7)
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    Re: Help with offest and countif (Dynamic range)

    I just keep getting a message saying data source is not valid I have gone into name manager and named the range and put the formula in however when I got to make the pivot table I type the name in and it say data source is not valid

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    Re: Help with offest and countif (Dynamic range)

    Hi,

    I think you'd be best advised to upload the actual workbook, then. Obviously replace any confidential/sensitive information with dummy data if necessary.

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    Re: Help with offest and countif (Dynamic range)

    Thanks guys I good it work thank you all I have given all reputation

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    Re: Help with offest and countif (Dynamic range)

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