VLookup is a Microsoft Excel function that searches for a value in the left-most column of a table array (a range), and returns a value in the same row based on the column number from which the user wishes to retrieve the value.

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Easy Sum formula

What formula do I use for the total sum of a and b? 1 a 2 b 3 a 4 b ...
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lookupvalue and return multiple values in Excel do not work

I need to pull through multiple unique IDs for expenses. i.e. one timesheet consists of 5 expense payments for one date, but each of these expenses for that day contain individual unique ID. I need to ...
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Speeding up Vlookups

When you do a Vlookup on a large database of say 80,000 rows, its gets slower and slwer as weach time it starts from the top and works through til it finds it. If its ordered then the first time its ...
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How do I align two tables based on a unique column with Excel?

I have two tables in excel, the first is a complete list of products with some basic info, the other has only selected products in and more information about them, but is lacking some of the ...
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How to compare two columns and find a value excel

I want to reference this data |....A....|....B....|....C....| a: BB51 b:CD42 c:45 a: BB51 b:CD41 c:35 a: BB50 b:CD41 c:50 a: BB50 b:CD41 c:50 a: BB51 b:CD47 c:65 Im going to add data ...
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Align rows from different columns (which contain some cells that have identical values) using simple formula in Excel

I have 2 tables in Excel and I am trying (via Excel formula) to match/align some rows (ones that contain identical letters for the sake of the example included below). Btw, I don't mind aligning Table ...
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In Excel, how can I check and output the list which are different between two columns?

Eg. I have List A and List B. List A includes (1,2,3,4,5) List B includes (6,2,3,4,0) I want the output which are not in the list A: 6,0 Without returning error like in vlookup. Thanks in advance! ...
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Is there a way to exclude keywords in a VLOOKUP formula?

I have 3 sheets in Excel. In the 1st one there is a column with hotel names and another one with ID. I want to get that ID from the ID column on the 2nd sheet where I have the names as well. The ...
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VLOOKUP - return multiple values/columns for one row/match of data

I'm trying to figure out how to pull multiple columns to my target sheet when using VLOOKUP. for example I have a list of employees on sheet one, with 100 rows of data and want to pull details about ...
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Formatting - conditional - vlookup- values from one cell to another different worksheets based on value

I would like to be able to enter a part# in column L of sheet 2 and a formula would look through column A of sheet 1 for a match, and then return their price from column F of sheet 1 into column K of ...
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Not getting desired output with VLOOKUP - Need assistance

I have Table 1, which looks like this - A1 B1 C1 1 X Date11 2 Y Date12 3 Z Date13 I have another table, Table 2, that looks like this - A2 B2 C2 1 M Date21 2 N Date22 3 X ...
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Excel Vlookup range or if function

I have been struggling to find a formula that works for the example below (see question mark!). What i am trying to do is merge 2 datasets. The problem is that the common identifiers are not always ...
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Excel Formula Is unwantedly automatically changing

I have created a product referral log and needed to have a system that automatically calculates points for those products once they are closed. My solution for this was to make a separate sheet ...
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in ms excel, is there a way to look up an array and edit data on the looked up row?

Just for a quick example, I have this table: A B 1 student grade 2 john 90 3 paul 93 4 peter 87 5 bill 84 6 7 Range or array is A2:B5. I ...
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Excel multi table lookup, can you find a more elegant solution?

This is partly for fun, and I hope it doesn't get closed on subjectivity grounds because although "which solution is the most elegant" is subjective, "the current solution is convoluted and ugly" is ...
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Excel, how to use text functions on lookup array without putting in another column?

If I'm using a vlookup, or a match function but I need to do some mumbo jumbo on my lookup material, is there a way of doing this in the lookup array without simply adding another column? Let's say I ...
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Vlookup column a and find highest version number in column b

I have a list of part numbers in column A: in column B is a version number of the part number. The part number can be repeated and the version number is unique. I want to lookup the part number in ...
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Excel Index Match for multiple conditions evaluates correctly with F9 but not in cell

I have an index match formula that evaluates correctly if I use F9, however when I actually press enter it returns #N/A. The formula is designed to perform a vlookup on two conditions: ...
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Using vlookup / index match for this circumstances

I have some data which are grouped like this: 1st group of data(gender): Male, Female 2nd group of data(age): 12,13,14,15 3rd group (score + grade): For each gender and their corresponding age, ...
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How can I search for a value that's repeated in excel?

I have a spreedsheet (Sheet2) that has 4 columns: ID | Name | Semester | SemesterAvg | Overall Avg | Period | 1 | John | 1 | 2.5 | 2.5 | 20132 | 1 | John | 2 | ...
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Needs VBA solution - Clear contents of 4 cells to left of cell with N/A Error

I have a table of data in which column L has a vlookup formula. In the rows where column L (i.e., the vlookup returns "#N/A"), I would like to clear the contents of the eight cells to the left ...
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IF Statement with VLOOKUP

I'm trying to get a value from the ADD Taxable which is column 10 in the Check (sheet). I only want the value from column 10 if the Earn Type on Timecard (Sheet) has BONUS in it. I'm using the TC Ref ...
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Excel 2013, Vlookup - accessing different sheets.within a workbook

I Have a cell (lets say its A1) that specifies (from a drop-down list) a Sheet Name (AA BB CC DD etc) I want to pass that sheet name to a VLOOKUP Formula which would (if life were simple) be SOMETHING ...
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How to lookup a value and return multiple unique values (remove duplicates) to a single cell - comma separated

I am trying to take a value (unique id) from column AC, do a lookup in column (B) and return (meaning concatenate) the multiple unique values from an adjacent column (C) to a single cell in column AD. ...
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I need a cell to automatically fill when data is entered into a neighboring cell

I would like cells E5-E39 to automatically fill with data in cell P1 when data is entered into cells B5-B39. So when something is entered in cells B5-B39, E5-E39 are auto filled with the info in P1. ...
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I need todays date to auto fill in cell when data is entered into another cell

I would like to have cells C5-C39 auto fill the date when data is entered into cells B5-B39. I have tried to get it to work using =TODAY() but don't how structure the formula. Thanks.
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I need the number in a cell to countdown when data is entered into other cells.

I'm making a sheet to keep track of the number of software licenses. In cell B1 I have the number 35 representing 35 licenses. As they are assigned to systems in cells C5-C40 I would like the total ...
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Excel 2010 - VLookup -

I have two identities associated with one unique value in the table. I need to pull both the values in another sheet using vlookup - is that possible. Here is the example: Id Owner Name A1 Owner 1 ...
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Can I use VLOOKUP to return a table name that is then used in an INDEX formula?

I have an INDEX formula like this: =INDEX(Data3,MATCH(G4,Sheet2!$A$14:$A$17,0),VLOOKUP(F4,Threshold,2,TRUE)) However, I want to apply this to data where the table I want the INDEX formula to ...
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How to CONCATENATE a VLOOKUP and have the lookup take place without an CR after a copy and paste value

A B C =VLOOKUP(C1,B6:C8,2) =VLOOKUP(C1,B6:C8,2) =VLOOKUP(C1,B6:C8,2) =VLOOKUP(D1,B6:C8,2) =VLOOKUP(D1,B6:C8,2) =VLOOKUP(D1,B6:C8,2) =VLOOKUP(A1,B6:C8,2) ...
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How do i do a “tweaked” VLOOKUP?

So here is the problem: I have 3 lists (adjacent columns) in a spreadsheet. The 1st list contains the values I am searching for The 2nd list contains the first half of table array which I am ...
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Searching for a value across 2 tables in Excel 2010, returning yes or no

I have one workbook with 3 separate worksheets Sheet 1 contains 2 columns. Column A has a range of unique alphanumeric identifiers. Column B has a range of non-unique numbers. A B ...
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VLOOKUP or INDEX MATCH doesn't update columns when referencing pivot table

I'm going bonkers trying to figure this out. I thought I hit the jackpot when I learned about INDEX-MATCH and the additional flexibility over VLOOKUP, but that flexibility doesn't seem to help when ...
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How to find a specific row in Excell

I am looking for some formula in Excel like give me the number of the row which its first column is 5 and its second is 3 I have searched the web but I have found lookup, search, find and ... which ...
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How do I fix this VLOOKUP that returns last row value for date lookup?

I am running into what seems to be a very basic issue with Excel's VLOOKUP function (Mac Excel 2011). I've downloaded historical stock prices from Google Finance for Microsoft and then copied that ...
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Enhanced Vlookup Excel Formula

I am looking for an excel formula that I can use to automatically fill E2 in the screenshot below. The intention is to find Marc's age from column B, ie E2 should be 20. Any ideas please? I have tried ...
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Can't get VLOOKUP working with roster spreadsheet

I have an Excel spreadsheet set up as a roster. The way the roster is setup is for the ease of the person creating the rotation. This roster is not easy to read for the staff. Mon ...
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Lookup returning #n/a - would like cell to be blank

I am using this formula to look across multiple sheets and return the value: ...
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Searching a value in a column in Excel

I have values in A1:A1000 and I have another column of values from B1:B500. I want to check whether A1 is present in B1:B500; if it does I should get as PAID if it doesn't I should get NOT PAID. ...
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VLOOKUP using CONCATENATE values [closed]

I have workbook1 with 3 values (columns) concatenated to 1 cell as =TRIM(CONCATENATE("ABC","-",$B174,"-",$A174,"-",$E174)). Workbook2 has 1 cell that contains the concatenated value from workbook1. ...
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Lookup across multiple sheets and return a value to the left (Left-lookup)

I can use the following array formula to lookup a value across multiple sheets (I'm using the defined name 'ProductLines' for my sheets) and return any value in the same row in columns to the right of ...
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merge two exel sheets and update duplicate value

I have two exel sheets and I need to merge this sheets but in sheets 1 i Have 800 records in sheet 2 i have 20 records and some of value from sheets 2 are duplicated in sheet 1. I wan to update ...
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Compare multiple columns with another sheet and if matched return true

I have a sheet named Test with columns [Category],[SubCategory],[Name], [Is in share?] that need to be compared(except for the column [Is in share?]) with the sheet named Share. Share also has ...
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Sum of Multiple VLOOKUPs

I am trying to find a formula that would help me sum the results of multiple VLOOKUPs. For example, you have two sheets that look like the following: Sheet1 Fruit______ Orange_Apple_Banana ...
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Excel Vlookup for 2nd, 3rd, 4th or 5th text value, instead of 1st matching value

I have rows of possible duplicate employee ID #'s, with another column of different values for the same person. I need a single column of unique ID's with the certifications transposed in the same ...
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Excel 2010 vlookup formula - Using variable table array as input

I have been trying to find out if its possible to automatically expand the table_array on this VLOOKUP formula: =VLOOKUP(B2,Sheet2!$F$4:$G$965,2,FALSE) I'm calling the values from Sheet2 to add into ...
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Copying VLOOKUP formula in multiple sheets, where sheet number automatically changes

I have created a progress card in Excel (there are 50 such sheets, one each for 50 students). There is one tabulation sheet also with the names of the 50 students. So, when numeric marks are entered ...
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Find entity in a list of entities and give back another cell value based on which category it belongs to in excel

I want to find a nice way to get a specific value based on a category and another characteristic. I'll try to to exemplify it below; Problems: 1) I want to check what category a certain entity ...
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VLOOKUP not interpolating all cells?

My VLOOKUP formula is not interpolating all cells AD AE AF 11-6-2014 15:20 90,4 #N/A 11-6-2014 15:21 89,1 #N/A 11-6-2014 15:22 90,4 Good 11-6-2014 15:23 89,1 Good AF column is my ...
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Excel 2D-lookup on a PivotTable with changing coloumns and rows

I want to do a Vlookup on a 2D pivot table but neither the coloumns and rows of the pivot are fixed and are subject to change due to ever changing data source. How can I perform a accurate vlookup on ...