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QUESTION: Good day
can you please help me to create a formula,
for multiple criteria with multiple results in rows.
explaining this problem is a bigger problem for me,
i have attached an image file to explain this problem better.

(i gave dropbox link coz, when i try to attach image on th same page, i get error, i have been trying to attach image and post question since last wednesday)

best regards

ANSWER: In cell E2 enter


then copy this formula down through E2:E22. If you want to hide these results from user, you can make col E hidden, or white font.

In cells H3:H5 enter


In cell I3 enter


and copy this formula down through I3:I5.

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QUESTION: Thank you very much
I really appreciate your help
all the formulas are working excellent,
one more thing to ask, in column "h" formula is suppose to show only 3 results, where as my actual file contains many types, at least 20 types,
do i need to copy this formula every time results are changed or is there any workaround to list it automatically.

please have a look at my original file

sheet: table 1 is data sheet
sheet: result is where formula comes

this is example file which is sent you earlier.

Best Regards

In my original answer, I said that to get the first 3 "types", you use the formulas


To get the 4th and 5th types, you'd use


Also, if your database didn't stop at row 22, but extended from row 2 to 100, you'd use e.g.


You don't need to copy the formula every time. Just set the formulas up once.
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