Excel/Match 2 columns return 3rd with a difference
I have 1 worksheet (7-24) with the following columns:
Sold To Party (A), Sales Document (B) , Item # (C), Material (D),Created on Date (E), Document Date (F), Delivery Date (G)
2nd Worksheet (7-25) is identical but for the following 7/25/15 info
3rd Worksheet (7-26) is identical but for that days information and so on
I am trying to return values in Worksheet 1 (7-24) columns Q the difference in days of the date for columns E, F & G.
I was able to use the following formula to create the date lookup and calculation:
But I do not know how to ensure the Sales document (B) and Item Number (C) match for the dates I am returning and comparing against.
I may not be understanding your question, but-----
You can create a unique serial number, by combining the data in the sales doc column and the item number column, by using the & formula, and then make sure in your matching formula that the result matches the same combined number on 7-25 and 7-26.
If 7-24 B2 contains 12345 and 7-24 C2 contains zztop, then the formula =B2&C2 will result in 12345zztop. you use this same formula in sheet 7-25 and sheet 7-26, thus creating unique numbers for each item in all sheets that combine the sales doc number and the item number.
When you create a formula in cell Q2 you can compare that serial number to make sure your working with the same Sales doc and the same item number.
Also, a suggestion--you might consider using a VLOOKUP formula to look up the serial number values and where they match, subtract the dates to calculate the days. I think it might be easier to work with.
Hope this helps.
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