This post explains that how to lookup a value from a range or array, then return cell address from a lookup result in excel. How to get the cell reference of lookup result in a range.
Get Cell Address (reference) of a Lookup Value
If you want to lookup a value in a range or column and return the cell address of the first match of lookup value, you can use a combination with the CELL function, the INDEX function and the MATCH function.
In the previous post, we talked that how to lookup a value in a column, you can use the following formula:
If the position of the first occurrence of the lookup value “jenny” is returned by the MATCH function, then this formula returns string “jenny”. Or it returns a #N/A error.
To get the cell address or return the relative cell absolute reference from a lookup result that returned by the above INDEX function, you can use CELL function to get the cell address as follows:
The CELL function will return the address of a cell that containing lookup value. So it returns $A$3.
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