Combining OR Function with INDEX MATCH.

Hi,

I tried using Combination of OR Function with INDEX MATCH and phrased it as below

=INDEX({Ref Column}, MATCH(OR([Column #]@row, {Column # SheetA},

{Column # SheetB},{ Column # SheetC}), 0))

but it if throwing #INVALID DATA TYPE.

whereas =INDEX({Ref Column}, MATCH([[Column #]@row, { Column # SheetA},

0)) is working perfectly.

Can anyone please help on this?

Answers

  • Paul Newcome
    Paul Newcome ✭✭✭✭✭✭

    Try something like this...

    =IFERROR(IFERROR(INDEX({Ref Column}, MATCH([Column #]@row, {Column # SheetA}, 0)), INDEX({Ref Column}, MATCH([Column #]@row, {Column # SheetB}, 0))), INDEX({Ref Column}, MATCH([Column #]@row, {Column # SheetC}, 0)))

  • Mindfull
    Mindfull ✭✭✭✭✭

    @Paul Newcome

    Hi Paul,

    I tried with your suggestion, but getting #INCORRECT ARGUMENT SET error

    My exact Formula is as under:

    =IFERROR(IFERROR(INDEX({Doc Name}, MATCH([Work Order #]@row, {Work Order #THRML}, 0)), INDEX({Doc Name ACPwr}, MATCH([Work Order #]@row, {Work Order #ACPwr}, 0))))

    Prajna

  • Paul Newcome
    Paul Newcome ✭✭✭✭✭✭
    edited 08/26/20

    In your original post you referenced 3 different sheets. In your formula above you are only referencing 2. You are missing the 3rd INDEX/MATCH for Sheet C which goes in the second position of the first IFERROR.

    =IFERROR(IFERROR(INDEX({Ref Column}, MATCH([Column #]@row, {Column # SheetA}, 0)), INDEX({Ref Column}, MATCH([Column #]@row, {Column # SheetB}, 0))), INDEX({Ref Column}, MATCH([Column #]@row, {Column # SheetC}, 0)))

  • Mindfull
    Mindfull ✭✭✭✭✭

    I checked adding once more sheet and the formula is as under, but it is throwing #UNPARSEABLE error

    =IFERROR(IFERROR(INDEX({Doc Name ACPwr}, MATCH([Work Order #]@row, {Work Order #ACPwr}, 0)), INDEX({Doc Name ELI}, MATCH([Work Order #]@row, {Work Order#ELI}, 0)), INDEX({Doc Name THMRL}, MATCH([Work Order #]@row, {Work Order #THMRL}, 0))))


    Actually, I have to check 4 sheet and hence I added once more IFERROR and the fourth sheet references as well in this case I am getting #INCORRECT ARGUMENT error.

    =IFERROR(IFERROR(IFERROR(INDEX({Doc Name ACPwr}, MATCH([Work Order #]@row, {Work Order #ACPwr}, 0)), INDEX({Doc Name ELI}, MATCH([Work Order #]@row, {Work Order#ELI}, 0)), INDEX({Doc Name THMRL}, MATCH([Work Order #]@row, {Work Order #THMRL}, 0)),  INDEX({Doc Name OLOB}, MATCH([Work Order #]@row, {Work Order #OLOB}), 0)))))


    Thanks for your patience!

    Prajna

  • Mindfull
    Mindfull ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited 08/27/20

    Hi Paul,

    I could resolve it still thanks, the formula that worked is as under

    =IFERROR(IFERROR(IFERROR(INDEX({Doc Name ACPwr}, MATCH($[Work Order #]@row, {Work Order #ACPwr}, 0)), INDEX({Doc Name ELI}, MATCH($[Work Order #]@row, {Work Order#ELI}, 0))), INDEX({Doc Name THMRL}, MATCH($[Work Order #]@row, {Work Order #THMRL}, 0))), INDEX({Doc Name OLOB}, MATCH($[Work Order #]@row, {Work Order #OLOB}, 0)))

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