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    Index and Match with different reference array sizes

    I'm using index and match with the following formula: =INDEX($B$95:$F$110,MATCH(L95,$L$95:$L$132,0),1). Unfortunately, it only seems to work sporadically (sometimes skipping rows/gives me a reference error after i drag past the index array). I think the problems are due to the fact that my match lookup array and my index array are different sizes. Any suggestions?

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    Re: Index and Match with different reference array sizes

    Why would you want to match on a longer array than you index? I would expect that any entry in the matched array, beyond the size of the indexed array, would cause an error. In this case, anything matched beyond row 110.
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    Re: Index and Match with different reference array sizes

    that is exactly what seems to be happening. it's hard to explain what's going on. would you mind if i sent you the sheet in an email (with a description) so you can take a quick look?

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    Re: Index and Match with different reference array sizes

    Upload it to the forum.

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    Re: Index and Match with different reference array sizes

    Sorry for the delayed response. The sheet is attached. The problem I'm running into is located in columns Q and R (only in Account #1 - still building out the rest). For some reason the formula seems to work in column R but i'm still getting an inconsistent formula warning which is concerning. Let me know if you need me to elaborate on what's going on a bit more and thanks in advance for your help.
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