#invalid value for index/collect

Hello,

I have a source sheet that I need to pull in the Tester when both the AssignID and the LOB match. I tried Match first and then read that Collect is better for this scenario. I figure out why I am getter the invalid value.

=(INDEX(COLLECT({Business Assignees Tester}, {Business Assignees AssignID}, AssignID@row, {Business Assignees LOB}, AssignID@row), 1)

Any help is appreciated.

Best Answer

  • jpaulk
    jpaulk ✭✭
    Answer ✓

    I figure out what I was doing wrong... I was referencing the wrong row for the Assignees LOB. when I fixed this it worked perfectly. Thank you for your response!

    =(INDEX(COLLECT({Business Assignees Tester}, {Business Assignees AssignID}, AssignID@row, {Business Assignees LOB}, Business Line@row), 1)

Answers

  • KPH
    KPH ✭✭✭✭✭✭

    The formula syntax looks good. You may see an INVALID VALUE error if the COLLECT does not find anything.

    Can you share a screenshot of both sheets, one showing the formula in the cell and the AssignID column and the other showing a row in your data sheet where the AssignID and LOB matches that in the first?

  • jpaulk
    jpaulk ✭✭
    Answer ✓

    I figure out what I was doing wrong... I was referencing the wrong row for the Assignees LOB. when I fixed this it worked perfectly. Thank you for your response!

    =(INDEX(COLLECT({Business Assignees Tester}, {Business Assignees AssignID}, AssignID@row, {Business Assignees LOB}, Business Line@row), 1)

  • KPH
    KPH ✭✭✭✭✭✭

    Great news. Well done!

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