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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.

https://www.dropbox.com/s/k3ptvj746zrudcw/untitled.JPG

(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

=IF(AND(A2=$F$3,B2=$G$3),MAX(E$1:E1)+IF(C2=C1,0,1),0)

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

=INDEX($C$2:$C$22,MATCH(1,$E$2:$E$22,0),1)

=INDEX($C$2:$C$22,MATCH(2,$E$2:$E$22,0),1)

=INDEX($C$2:$C$22,MATCH(3,$E$2:$E$22,0),1)

In cell I3 enter

=SUMIF($C$2:$C$22,H3,$D$2:$D$22)

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

https://www.dropbox.com/s/0hqmbpq1f5i03vv/Sabah%20Hospital.xlsx

sheet: table 1 is data sheet

sheet: result is where formula comes

this is example file which is sent you earlier.

https://www.dropbox.com/s/j1rva9lc5dtuc6v/1-test.xlsx

Best Regards

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

=INDEX($C$2:$C$22,MATCH(1,$E$2:$E$22,0),1)

=INDEX($C$2:$C$22,MATCH(2,$E$2:$E$22,0),1)

=INDEX($C$2:$C$22,MATCH(3,$E$2:$E$22,0),1)

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

=INDEX($C$2:$C$22,MATCH(4,$E$2:$E$22,0),1)

=INDEX($C$2:$C$22,MATCH(5,$E$2:$E$22,0),1)

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

=INDEX($C$2:$C$100,MATCH(4,$E$2:$E$100,0),1)

=INDEX($C$2:$C$100,MATCH(5,$E$2:$E$100,0),1)

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

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