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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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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Range mapping in Excel

I have a column of data in Excel with numbers [0..100]. I need a new column, which maps these to a new set of values such that: > 90 : 4 80-90 : 3 70-79 : 2 60-69 : 1 < 60 : 0 I attempted to ...
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How to lookup a value and return multiple unique values to a single cell - comma separated

I am attempting to lookup a unique identifier (Product Number) which is held in several different stock locations. For example: __A__ __B__ __C__ 1 Item # Warehouse ...
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Excel: Why is VLOOKUP returning inconsistent and unexpected results?

I'm automating an Excel column to assign account values based on the vendor paid. For instance, if AT&T gets paid, the account value is Utilities:Telephone, and when the post office is paid, the ...
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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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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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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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Excel access.Vlookup? IF?

What I am looking to do, is to 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, ...
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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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Excel 2007, Vlookup using a table to determine what to return

I want a pretty complicated puzzle and I'm not entirely sure it is possible, I would like to try and avoid making a macro and just use the functions but... I want to have a table of information, 1 ...
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Explanation for a VLOOKUP formula used in a Conditional Formatting rule

I have the following VLOOKUP formula for a Conditional Formatting rule: =VLOOKUP(A1,Sheet1!$A$2:$C$17,3,FALSE)<>0 This works fine and does what I want, which is this: If column C (3rd column) ...
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Excel 2013 vlookup & sum

I have a data set which shows test results, each person my have several rows of data. My labels are ID - Test Date - Test Result - Interval Between Tests I want to sum the interval between tests ...
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finding two adjacent cells using vlookup()

In preparing my data for an interpolation within an interval, I am using the MS Excel vlookup() function to find a pair of values that will define the interval for my interpolation. The default ...
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Need to transfer a column's data. I have 2 sheets with same data and need to move corresponding data from one to another

I have 2 excel sheets and both have one column that has matching data. However Sheet2 has a column of data that Sheet1 does not have and I need to input the corresponding data from Sheet2 into Sheet1 ...
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VLookup function solution requested

I have an excel spreadsheet which has got all the data. Column A has the staff initials such as AA, SH, SG.This goes down the column. All other columns there are various data such as fees, amount ...
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Build a lookup query in Excel using named ranges stored in a cell

I have a spreadsheet which has a lot of named ranges, each of which is a table. I want to be able to run a lookup that will retrieve a value from any of the tables. I want to be able to store the name ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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: ...
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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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Copy multiple data from one sheet to other without Multiple vlookup

I have two spreasheet and there are numbers of column on both the sheet, There is one common field (IDs) between those sheets. I can do multiple vlookup but would not like to do so because there are ...
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Number grouped data using VLOOKUP?

I have a huge dataset with income brackets in column B and BMI values in column C: totinc BMI 15600>18200 19.5 18200>20800 27.4 20800>23400 22 ...
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Using VLOOKUP to match a password with a user

I have two Excel worksheets in the same file. One is a full list of Parents and their associated children. The other is a list of Parents and their platform logins. For some reason, I have a ...
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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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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 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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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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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 to keep a Value in Excel (constant value)

I have set up a formula, =IF(T74="1/2Dry Stack",0.1,IF(T74="DryMortar Joint",-0.1,0)) Linked to a drop down list on another sheet. How can I keep the value of the formula after making another ...
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How do I IF & VLookup?

How do I ask IF the cell is found in another table pick the cell information next to it in the other table? I know this is an IF and Vlookup formula, but I'm not getting the If statement correct ...
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Vlookup stopped working when I changed the lookup cell reference

I have a case where I need to change the lookup value reference in a Vlookup but I can't get the new formula to work. Old Formula: =IF(IFERROR(VLOOKUP($CQ2;'TrackerStatus ...
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Conditional formatting to highlight differences between 2 pivot tables in Excel

I have an Excel issue I hope somebody may be able to help me with please? I have 2 pivot tables that both contain the following fields: 'Provider ID' in the Rows area, 'Month' in the Columns area ...
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Find and Replace in .txt file by extracting data from spreadsheet

I need to replace instances like Manhole Name="1" with Manhole Name="SW3/001" for instance by extracting the data from spreadsheet. Would that be possible using regex, or in any possible way ? ...
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Excel vlookup in two access tables

What i want to do is use vlookup in Excel with data from two tables in Access. Vlookup will search for a first/last name field into both those tables and return info from them. I can't seem to find a ...
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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 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 ...