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  1. #1
    VBAX Newbie
    Jul 2019

    Question Unique values from dynamic list

    Hi all,

    I am having a hard time finding a way to pull the unique results of an array based on certain search criteria. That's confusing so let me associate it with a picture (see attachment)

    I want to only find the unique lots associated with the product ID. Below is where I am at with my formula. It is pulling all of the lots associated with that product ID, not just the unique values.

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  2. #2
    Knowledge Base Approver VBAX Guru
    Oct 2005
    Surrey UK
    I can't think of a one-formula approach that wouldn't be a difficult-to-maintain mega-formula!
    So in the attached there are 3 offerings:
    1. By the far the easiest way to get the data you want (though not in the same arrangement) is a very simple pivot table. That's on Sheet1 at cell A14. It'll get you the data in seconds, robustly.
    2. Using a helper column (Column E on Sheet1) and an array-entered formula in cell G9, copied across and down.
    3. Using your formula, but acting on a new table (on Sheet1 (2) at cell D14) created by Advanced Filter for Unique rows. Your formula is normally entered in G9 and copied across and down.
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  3. #3

    If Product ID is in F7 and if data are in F8, F9, F10... in G8 put this array formula (Ctrl + Shift + Enter)

    =IFERROR(INDEX($C$2:$C$30,SMALL(IF(FREQUENCY(IF($B$2:$B$30=$F8,MATCH($C$2:$ C$30,$C$2:$C$30,0)),ROW($C$2:$CB$30)-ROW($C$2)+1),ROW($C$2:$C$30)-ROW($C$2)+1),COLUMNS($G$8:G8))),"")

    Then "drag" formula down and right or vice versa.

    PS Obviously changes the data range according to the data in the file.

  4. #4
    VBAX Newbie
    Jul 2019
    I believe using a pivot table will be the easiest way to do this. Thanks for the help

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