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excel formula....help please

Discussion in 'Business Applications' started by GT153, Dec 23, 2009.

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  1. GT153

    GT153 Thread Starter

    Dec 23, 2009
    I am trying to design a form that will automatically search my excel sheet and extract and display rows of data that meet the criteria.

    The data I have in my database contains numerous field with address and sales info, but the fields that I need to sort are by Name, date and price range.

    On my input form I want to be able to specify a customers name (contained in the name field of my database - column A), I want to get sales within the last 90 days (from the date field in my database - column H and sales value with a certain range......say within $100 of an amount I specify, this would come from the sale value field - column F). I also only want the last 5 sales if there are more that fit within that date and price criteria.

    Is there a formula that will seach my database, filter the columns by the above criteria and then display those data rows on my form......in cells/rows that I specify?

    Currently I am manually filtering the fields to get the criteria and then copying and pasting onto the form. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
  2. The Villan

    The Villan

    Feb 20, 2006
    Haven't got the time to help, but I seriously suggest that you read up on advanced filter


    I have put the link to Excel 2003, but all the Excel versions have Advanced Filter. Excel 2007 has it as well.
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