ExcelIsFun will show you how to use indirect text and substitute in Excel. Select any date and product and create an intersession. Use Vlookup to look up your columns. Use the match function to find the value range. To do the same thing with dates, highlight the dates and names. You then let the name look for indirect. Your space operator tells you two ranges to find the intercept. Take the text and substitute for the dashes. Use the text function on the value and format it.