Oddly, the field being looked up is formatted properly as well as the range it is looking at. it if any contain 1254 then how can i corret it. Lookup values are Numbers, and the table contains Text If the lookup table contains text, and the value to look up is numeric, use a formula similar to the following: =VLOOKUP(A7 error if a value used in the formula is of a wrong data type.

Thanks Jacoba Reply Maria Azbel (Ablebits.com Team) says: January 28, 2016 at 11:17 am Hello, Jacoba, To understand your task better, we'd like to have a look at your data. Share Share this post on Digg Del.icio.us Technorati Twitter Test VBA on a copy of your data (remember you can't normally reverse the action) Please follow the forum Rules and Guidelines example 2, i want stanley on both spreadsheet, it the ohter contain stanely, i can excel tell me the teh mistake and how can i fix it. Use the IFEEROR function to display a blank cell instead of the error value.

When we sorted a table with a column containing the VLOOKUP formula =VLOOKUP(Analysis!D3,DEPT2,2,FALSE) The formula kept the reference to original cell that we were referring to So, if the above formula If the above doesn't make any sense, you’re probably looking like this right about now (and I did too, at one stage). Seems sporadic on one sheet driving me nuts. We will start with the most frequent cases and most obvious reasons why vlookup is not working, so it might be a good idea to check out the below troubleshooting steps

The target looks like B110015BS***GG but pulls from B110015BSR**GG. Reply Eric says: March 2, 2015 at 1:55 pm Brilliant, Thanks a lot, I've searched high and low for an answer and this is the only one that I can understand I know that it can be done by vlookup but i am not able to do it. In Excel 2007, a new function, IFERROR, was introduced.

The table array in the formula is correct and locked. Syntax IFNA(value, value_if_na) The IFNA function syntax has the following arguments. Related functions Excel ISERROR Function Excel Formula Training Bite-sized videos in plain English. Learn nested IF, VLOOKUP, INDEX & MATCH, COUNTIFS, RANK, SUMIFS, SMALL, LARGE, and many formulas to handle dates and text. Then, as you add and delete rows in the lookup tables, you won't accidentally add or delete rows in any other table.

Reply Anonymous says: February 3, 2015 at 2:46 pm THANK YOU! If possible, convert the text to numbers, using one of the methods shown here: Convert Text to Numbers If you can't convert the data, you can convert the lookup value within The value to return if the formula evaluates to the #N/A error value. In the screen shot below, the formula has been copied down to row 6, and the you can see the formula in cell C6.

Cheers Jafar Saudi Arabia Reply Svetlana Cheusheva says: October 10, 2014 at 11:42 am Thank you very much for your nice words, Jafar! col_index_num: Which column has the value you want returned? The written instructions are below the video. After getting a taste of technical SEO, she never looked back.

The argument that is checked for the #N/A error value. In this example, the lookup table is created on a sheet named Grades. If your lookup values exceed this limit, you will end up having the VALUE error: Solution: Use an analogous INDEX /MATCH formula instead. Reply Gautam Lapsiya says: November 23, 2015 at 11:48 am Thanks Svetlana Reply Jacoba says: December 14, 2015 at 8:03 pm Svetlana It seems you may be able to help me.

The vlookup won't work at all if she updates from her excel. Forum Board FAQ Forum Rules Guidelines for Forum Use FAQ Forum Actions Mark Forums Read Quick Links Today's Posts Search New Posts Zero Reply Posts Subscribed Threads MrExcel Consulting Advanced Search For example, enter the following formula in cell C7: =VLOOKUP(A7,Products!$A$2:$C$5,3,FALSE) Create a VLookup formula for a range of values In some situations, an approximate match is preferred, so several values please help me with the formula Item Column1 Column3 Qty Per Unit Total Economy Patient Gowns 4 Doorknob Gripper 5 Giant Tv Remote 3 Subtotal Shipping Cost Adjustable Home Bed Rail

Cell C5 is showing the price for a Sweater, instead of a Dress. To create the lookup table, enter the minimum score for each grade in column A. Reply Tony says: January 21, 2015 at 6:31 pm 1- Can i use vlookup formula to search for data in an excel sheet that has blank rows or columns? 2- can Reply Oly says: December 3, 2014 at 7:14 pm I have been struggling for hours , you saved my life.

What finally worked for me were sorting the lookup column in ascending order, and bringing that column to lie AFTER the starting column index of the Lookup table (as you suggested Otherwise the value returned by the Vlookup is returned.Although this formula is long and inefficient (as it requires 2 separate calls to the Vlookup function), it is useful because it helps Reply Ravi says: September 28, 2016 at 12:35 pm Hi, I have two worksheets, one with the list of names with related information in each row, and the other is for If the OrderID is not found in any of the three tables, the Not Found message is shown in the cell.

and I used False because it's phone number I need the exact match.finally 1 will return the subscription date. To view the steps for creating this formula, please watch the VLOOKUP video shown below. How do I go? I've also made sure that I have the correct range in my formula, nothing seems to help.

error too. Also, you should have apostrophes around all this in case either a workbook or spreadsheet name contains spaces. Because of these limitations, seemingly correct Vlookup formulas might often deliver results different from what you expect. In this example, the information will be stored vertically, with values down a column, and later we'll use a VLookup formula to do a vertical lookup.

Any other feedback? In cell A2, the formula combines the value in B2 and the pipe character and the value in C2. =B2 & "|" &C2 Copy that formula down to the last row Tip. I used the wizard to build the formula =VLOOKUP('Tracking In Progess'!A:A,A:A,1,'Tracking In Progess'!A:C) and it always returns #VALUE!-- I tried swapping the lookup_value and table_array and it always returns #VALUE!

Create a Lookup Table Lookup formulas can work vertically, looking for values down a column, or they can work horizontally, looking for values across a row. Reply Alexander Frolov (Ablebits.com Team) says: February 12, 2016 at 11:43 am Hello, Susan, To help you better, we need a sample table with your data in Excel. Reply Lane says: March 24, 2015 at 11:48 pm Hi there, I would appreciate your help. I've got this code that I have to divide in three parts which I've resolved using LEFT,MID and RIGHT functions.

LinkBack LinkBack URL About LinkBacks Bookmark & Share Digg this Thread!Add Thread to del.icio.usBookmark in TechnoratiTweet this thread Thread Tools Show Printable Version Display Linear Mode Switch to Hybrid Mode Enter the matching Grade in column B. To hide errors by combining IF with VLOOKUP, follow these steps: On the Invoice sheet, in cell A8, enter the product code A28. Reply Daniela Esparza says: June 24, 2016 at 4:52 pm Hello, I've been having some trouble using this formula.

Reply Kathy says: April 7, 2016 at 9:44 pm We detfniiely need more smart people like you around. The formula should return that number, when the match is found. VLOOKUP is case-insensitive The VLOOKUP function does not distinguish case and teats lowercase and UPPERCASE characters as identical. It should be equal to the number of characters in the matching cell in the lookup table.

can anyone help me please. In this example, the invoice is created on a sheet named Invoice. In the screen shot above, Dress is in cell B9, and cell C9 shows the correct price of $30.