Author: Oscar Cronquist Article last updated on March 13, 2018

Question: How do I filter values that exists in all three columns?



Formula in A14:

=INDEX(List1, MATCH(0, COUNTIF($A$13:A13, List1)+IF(IF(COUNTIF(List2, List1)>0, 1, 0)+IF(COUNTIF(List3, List1)>0, 1, 0)=2, 0, 1), 0)) + CTRL + SHIFT + ENTER

copied down as far as necessary.

Named ranges
List1 (A2:A11)
List2 (B2:B10)
List3 (C2:C11)
What is named ranges?

Download excel example file.
Common values in three columns.xls
(Excel 97-2003 Workbook *.xls)

Functions in this article:

Checks whether a condition is met, and returns one value if TRUE, and another value if FALSE

MATCH(lookup_value;lookup_array; [match_type]
Returns the relative position of an item in an array that matches a specified value

Returns a value or reference of the cell at the intersection of a particular row and column, in a given range

Counts the number of cells within a range that meet the given condition