Excel/Return header cell contents based on last entry of a range of cells
I would like a formula that would return the contents of a header cell based on the last entry in a range of cells containing two columns. The formulas I have found so far seem to be able to use only one column. I am using Excel 2007
Example of the spreadsheet:
A B C D
1 Date Pmt Chg Bal
2 8/21 10.00 10.00
3 8/25 10.00 20.00
4 8/29 10.00 10.00
I would like to use the range of columns B and C to find the last entry and then return either Pmt or Chg. I think this may be a VBA formula, I am not to familiar with VBA so could you please include how to enter the formula?
Any help you can give me will be greatly appreciated.
If I understand your situation/requirement, then I don't think you need VBA. I would use
So I find the row of the last value in column B and compare it to the row of the last value in column C. If the row in B is greater, then I return "Pmt" else I return "Chg"
is that what you want?
this solution assumes columns B and C only hold the kind of data you show in your example.
If column B or C does not contain at least one number, then the formula will return an Error Value (#N/A). That could be fixed with
If you wanted to make it more dynamic (so you could change the header in B1 and/or C1
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