I'm unsure what you are after as the post if fairly vague and no example is provided. I have attached a workbook with three possible 'solutions'. Each tab should be titled with how to use it and then you will be able dissect how to do this based on what is on the columns and rows shelves and you will be able to see how the 'funky string' calculation is created.
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this is it!