Alternatively spend your efforts optimizing the calculation chains downstream , to see if you can’t significantly speed them up to the point that the volatility introduced by the existing INDIRECT is no longer noticeable. ]]>

I found your blog and I’m really happy for all the Info, thanks a lot!

I have a question concerning that topic and would be really happy for an answer.

So that the formula works the table must be sorted. If ascending or descending doesn’t care? And does it play a role if the looked up Column is a mix between numbers and characters how many characters the cell has? For example I want to look up:

exammpleword.6584587.48754585477-554774458-66658-5547854

Thanks a lot

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