Identifying data associated with a previous row


Thanks in advance!

From a listing of all meetings, I am hoping to pull in the date of the previous meeting. Note, there are no successors/predecessors with this (I've been able to successfully use Paul's post in other areas to pull in the task name and hoping somehow this could be similar?) Has anyone done anything similar? thanks!

Best Answer

  • Paul Newcome
    Paul Newcome ✭✭✭✭✭✭
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    If you are just needing to simply pull in the row above, you would first use an auto-number column (called "Auto" in this example) and then a text/number column (called "Row" in this example) with the following column formula:

    =MATCH(Auto@row, Auto:Auto, 0)

    Then in the [Previous Meeting Date] column, you would use:

    =IFERROR(INDEX([Review Date]:[Review Date], Row@row - 1), "")


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