Use LOOKUP, one of the lookup and reference functions, when you need to look in a single row or column and find a value from the same position in a second row or column.. For example, let's say you know the part number for an auto part, but you don't know the price. You can use the LOOKUP function to return the price in cell H2 when you enter the auto part number in cell H1.
Looking Up Data in Excel 2007 with HLOOKUP and VLOOKUP
The most popular of the lookup functions in Excel 2007 are HLOOKUP (for Horizontal Lookup) and VLOOKUP (for Vertical Lookup). These functions are located in the Lookup & Reference category on the Formulas tab of the Ribbon and in the Insert Function dialog box. They are part of a powerful group of functions that can […]
How to Use the VLOOKUP Formula in Functions in Excel 2007 ...
Welcome to my latest hub on Excel. Both Excel 2007 and Excel 2010 have an enormous number of functions available and today I will be looking at one of the most powerful Excel functions, VLOOKUP and how it can be used in formulas. What VLOOKUP does in essence is it looks for a value within a table of ...
The VLOOKUP function in Excel finds things in a table or range by row. The secret is to organize your data so that the value you look up is to the left of the value you want to find. Then use VLOOKUP to find the value.
The Fuzzy Lookup Add-In for Excel was developed by Microsoft Research and performs fuzzy matching of textual data in Microsoft Excel. It can be used to identify fuzzy duplicate rows within a single table or to fuzzy join similar rows between two different tables. The matching is robust to a wide variety of errors including spelling mistakes, abbreviations, synonyms and added/missing data.
This Excel tutorial explains how to use the Excel LOOKUP function with syntax and examples. The Microsoft Excel LOOKUP function returns a value from a range (one row or one column) or from an array. There are 2 different syntaxes for the LOOKUP function:
Multiple Lookup Tables. When using the VLOOKUP function in Excel, you can have multiple lookup tables. You can use the IF function to check whether a condition is met, and return one lookup table if TRUE and another lookup table if FALSE. 1. Create two named ranges: Table1 and Table2. 2. Select cell E4 and enter the VLOOKUP function shown below.
Microsoft Excel Tutorials: How to use the LOOKUP Function
The LOOKUP function in Excel is used to search one column of data and find data in the corresponding row. For example, if you are searching a column of employee IDs the LOOKUP function can find, say, employee number 12345 in the ID column.