Note: The table name is not required. However, Excel will add the table name automatically if omitted.
When no argument is provided, the ROW function returns the "current row", that is, the row number of the cell that contains it. When a cell reference is provided, ROW returns the row number of the cell. When a range is provided, ROW returns the first row number in the range.
In this formula, the first ROW function returns the current row, as above. The INDEX function returns the first cell in the range Table1 (cell B5) to the second ROW function, which always returns 5. For the first 3 rows of the table, the formula works like this:
This formula will continue to work normally even when the header row is disabled.
At the core, this formula has uses INDEX to create an expanding reference like this: INDEX ([ Color ], 1 ) : [ @ Color ] // expanding range On the left side of the colon (:), the INDEX function returns a reference to the first cell in the column...
At the core, this formula has a simple pattern like this: = SUM ( first:current ) Where "first" is the first cell in the Total column, and "current" is a reference to a cell in the current row of the Total column. To get the a reference to the first...
At a high level, we using VLOOKUP to extract employee information in 4 columns with ID as the lookup value. The ID value comes from cell I4, and is locked so that it won't change as the formula is copied down the column. The table array is the table...
The Excel ROW function returns the row number for a reference. For example, ROW(C5) returns 5, since C5 is the fifth row in the spreadsheet. When no reference is provided, ROW returns the row number of the cell which contains the formula.
The Excel INDEX function returns the value at a given location in a range or array. You can use INDEX to retrieve individual values, or entire rows and columns. The MATCH function is often used together with INDEX to provide row and column...
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