Join Dennis Taylor for an in-depth discussion in this video Use the INDIRECT function with intersection formulas and range names to extract data, part of Excel Tips Weekly.
- [Narrator] Excel has an unusual function called INDIRECT…and also an unusual formula construction…called an intersection formula.…And we can use them both…when trying to extract data from a list.…Now a list like this, could be a lot larger,…these could be days out of the year…or weeks out of the year.…But nevertheless in the example you see here…we can extract data.…We can do it in a variety of different ways.…And rather than going down the path of using…VLOOKUP, HLOOKUP, INDEX MATCH,…which certainly could work here…let's make it easier by starting with…an intersection kind of formula.…
You might have seen these before they're a little unusual.…I'm going to start to type something…in one of the cells out here…that's going to be based on looking in a certain column…and looking in a certain row.…You might be familiar with the INDEX function…that could be one way to do it.…But I'm going to type equal and then click column H.…And then put in a space.…And then click row seven.…And you see what's at the intersection of the two,…
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