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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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 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 a ...
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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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Count unique values in column B with respect to column A

I have two columns in Microsoft Excel, A and B. The input is displayed below A B ABC 1 ABC 1 ABC 2 ABC 2 ABC 2 DEF 1 DEF 3 DEF 3 CDE 1 CDE 2 CDE 3 CDE 4 I ...
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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 ...
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Excel - How to vlookup to return multiple values?

I'm looking to use Excel to look up and return multiple reference values for a given key. VLookup does something very similar to what I need - but only returns a single match. I assume it'll involve ...
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EXCEL MAC: VLOOKUP copying the date instead of the data

First of all, am sorry if this was already posted by someone else, I tried searching for hours now, but did not find something similar to what I have here. I am very newb on excel. My problem is, I ...
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How to get VLOOKUP to return the *last* match?

I'm used to working with VLOOKUP but this time I have a challenge. I don't want the first matching value, but the last. How? (I'm working with LibreOffice Calc but an MS Excel solution ought to be ...
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Excel: How to find a range, from a list of ranges, that a value is in?

I hope someone can answer my question! I have lots of values and need to know which ones lie within a list of ranges and if so which range do they lie in. For example: worksheet 1 contains my ...
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Quick replace #N/A by 0 when vlookup

I use vlookup a lot in excel. The problem is with #N/A value when the seek value is not found. In that case, we often replace it by 0 using if(isna(vlookup(what,range,column,false));0; ...
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Vlookup from formula in Excel 2010

I would like to use a vlookup, where the value being looked up is the result of a formula, however my formula below results in an error. It works if I type in the result of the formula, but not for ...
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Lookup list dependant on the contents of another cell

hope someone can help to crack this one? I've got a table on my data entry tab (sheet 1) where each row includes two data validation drop down lists (source is on sheet2). I want the options in the ...
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Excel SUM From Different Sheets IF Date Found

I have a workbook with separate sheets for each product (about 20 sheets, adding more on a regular basis). Each product is only available for a certain time frame, and has daily sales data recorded on ...
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Searching for a value in Excel, returning yes or no

I have one workbook, with two separate worksheets. I want to know if the values that appear in worksheet B also appear in worksheet A, if so, I want to return a "YES". If not, I want to return a "NO". ...
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In Excel selecting an item from row when cell matches the first item in that row

I have a LIST of 5 optional sizes. There are several numbered mating parts that coincide with each of the sizes forming a pair. Any 1 of the mating parts can go with a chosen size, but only 1. Some ...
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Convoluted Date Lookup

I found this, which is pretty close, but I don't know VB, so I'm trying to do this with a vanilla formula. First worksheet has a series of tables of unemployment rate: 1 per US state. Each table ...
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Trouble adding values from different ranges in excel

I have a fairly unique problem I am having trouble with. Essentially, I need to fix column U on Sheet 1. Ignore stuff out of the tables, as most of that is stuff I either will hide but reference, or ...
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How do I compare two columns in Excel to find if there is corresponding data?

How do I compare two Excel sheets to detect whether the data in column B of sheet 2 appears in column A of sheet 1?
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With VLOOKUP, if N/A, keep original value

I'm using Vlookup to find a value, but when it doesn't work, it returns N/A. How do I keep the previous value instead of having NA. I have found the answer HERE How do I implement this? Do I just ...
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=VLOOKUP() function performed on dollar value displays value without “$”

I'm not entirely sure how to present pleasant-looking spreadsheet representations on SE, so I would appreciate any advice on that issue given on the side. I want the B2 cell to display the salary ...
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In Excel 2011 on Mac, how to return a non-blank matching value with vlookup?

I have a list of domain names and their registrars on one sheet, and the same list of domains and other data (but not registrars) on another sheet. I need to get the registrar name from sheet A, to ...
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MS Excel using multidimensional lookup

Hi am trying to assign a value given that if I have a some value that matches column 1, it will search try to check if for that specific row my my product variable is lesser than specified. So let's ...
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Merge rows and join matching values

I have two sets of data on the first set there is one column that has a list of IDs like below. I have another set which could have several rows matching that same ID like below I am trying to ...
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Excel 2013: VLookup for cells that share common characters within cell but are both surrounded by other non-matching text

I am pulling information from 2 different databases. The databases use different naming protocol for the exact same item/specified placement however they always have certain components of the name in ...
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How to use =VLOOKUP under these circumstances?

So I know how to use =VLOOKUP when you are searching for a single value within a cell, but I'm not sure how to do it when I have a range, ex. say the cells value is 1-5, the next is 5-10. This is ...
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vlookup with blank look up value

I have a Vlookup running and I want it to return 0 if the look up value is empty. example: =(VLOOKUP(A6,F:G,2,0)+1)*C6 +-------+--------+-------+-----------+-------+-------+ | | | ...
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Count instances of a letter in a row if a certain cell in that row contains a specified date

I have a spreadsheet containing a column of dates (week commencing) with columns of data to the right of it, and a conditional formatting rule that highlights this week's row based on the date. I ...
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Excel combining INDEX and MATCH

I have a sheet with the following data: A B 1 Raisa A 2 Mellissa A 3 Emma A 4 Slyvia B 5 Salina C 6 Beula A 7 Apolonia F And I would like to list all people with A's, ...
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How to use match & index or lookup function based on a number derived from a time calculation

I have created a gantt chart to use as part of my rota system. I want to be able to use a formula (either LOOKUP or MATCH & INDEX) to look up the hours worked against another sheet and pull in the ...
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Formula to display text from multiple cells from one sheet in another

I have a list of sales reps and the names of the customers they've sold product to, on one sheet. I have tried VLOOKUP, but it will only return one set of text from the cells. I would like to know, ...
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Excel: return name of column with highest value in a non-continuous array

I have looked up many answers to find the highest value in a column, and return the column name. However, every answer is dependent on using a continuous array and uses the INDEX function. This is ...
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Converting Monthly data to Daily data on EXCEL for MAC

I have data columns of the last day of each month with a value. Apparently, the value of the entire month is stationary. I have to make a new column with daily dates while having the particular ...
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VLOOKUP with multiple criteria

I have a workbook with 2 sheets: spg and data From the data sheet I wish to do a vlookup in the spg sheet, based on the value of multiple columns in spg. I can do a =VLOOKUP(H5,spg!$D:$I,6,0) but ...
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sum values based in agent ID

I have a sheet with agent id's in column a and under each ID is a sub identifier with a value in column b of 1 - 7 sub identifiers are Break_1000 Meeting_2000 Training_3000 Personal_4000 ...
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Autoincrement the VLOOKUP column index in Excel

This feels like a common question but I cannot get it to work or find an absolute answer: How to make the column_index "auto-increment" as I drag horizontally the cell with this VLOOKUP formula? ...
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Lookup range of words in range of sentences

Based on the following example: I want to look up for words from the $D$2:$D$6 range in sentences from the $A$2:$A$8 range and use the value from the side column (here Tag). So far I'm doing this: ...
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Vlookup using wildcards in indexed column

I know how to use a wildcard with Vlookup on the reference value, but what about on the matched column index? I know you can do for instance VLOOKUP("*Hello*",A4:G4,2,FALSE) However, what if you ...
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Excel VLOOKUP using results from a formula as the lookup value

I have a cell that I must remove the first 2 characters "RO" for each value in a column on a sheet called RAW DATA and put into a cell on a sheet called ROSS DATA. Some of the values in that cell have ...
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Excel access.Vlookup? IF?

What im looking to do, is move stuff from one excel sheet, to another sheet in the same workbook. We will call the sheet with the data the "suppliers list" and the sheet where i want it to go, the ...
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How to join two worksheets based on the data they contain

I would like some help on how to join two different worksheets that I receive every week. Sheet 1 contains information on the defects that were observed during a week (#defect, type of defect, ...
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vlookup datetime FALSE; return value from 1 of two columns based on exact datetime

Based on data below, I am trying to do a vlookup such that if the datetime in ends in 18:59 return the value in column_3, if the datetime ends in 6:59 return the value in column_4... 10/7/2013 18:59 ...
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excel reference- VLOOKUP formula error

VLOOKUP is great except every time i try to input the formula, i get an error message, "you may not use references to other worksheets or workbooks for calculated column criteria" anyone know how to ...
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Excel VLOOKUP by second column using table name as range

Using the example table below, I can use the formula =VLOOKUP("ABC123456",Table1,3,FALSE) to lookup the Demand value, but I want to do be able to perform the lookup by using the Cust Part field ...
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Excel fomularbar shows correct Value, Sheet shows VALUE error

Here is the data I have been using, data format all General: Name Address Adam 250 Mohame 150 Adam 220 Adam 423 Yasir 240 Ibrahim 236 Adam 242 Index formula cell B11 contains the ...
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Formula to merge column from sheetA to sheetB to matching ID

Match unique id Sheet1!A2 to a cell in Sheet2!A2:A100 that has the matching ID. Paste cell content from column Sheet2!C2:C100 from the same row with the matching id in Sheet2 to the cell with formula ...
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VLOOKUP when VLookup Value is a cell populated via another formula

I keep getting a return of NA when trying to accomplish the following: formula: =vlookup(left(Q2,3),A2:C20,3,false) Definitions: Q2 is a cell that is populated from a formula. Its calculated value ...
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VLOOKUP within VLOOKUP

I'm trying to build a quick form to allow a user to calculate certain data using a data table. I am using LOOKUP and VLOOKUP to achieve this. This is my current formula: ...
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Excel matching between combination of columns

I have the following data on an excel : Sheet1 : id effectiveDate rateValue CrTime 20 20130627 0.08 6/28/2013 23:05 20 20130626 0.1 6/28/2013 6:23 Sheet 2: ...