If you do intend to get the next largest value, remember to sort the left most column of the lookup table in ascending order. i have over 8,000 lines so can't click on every cell. Categories Access (1) Adobe (1) Autohotkey (1) Automation (3) Downloads (8) Excel (44) Charts (4) Data Table (3) Excel 2003 (29) Excel 2007 (30) Excel 2010 (31) Lookup (2) VBA Macro I am trying to get the values of multiple rows onto a summary sheet split between two criteria ie PO number and date.

Reply mr. The target file was NOT in precise alpha order - one customer out of order. Please try the request again. errors in the formula.

The mortgage company is trying to force us to make repairs after an insurance claim Logical fallacy: X is bad, Y is worse, thus X is not bad Determine if a all cells are formatted to numberReply Analyst says: August 16, 2015 at 8:18 pmHi ClaytonI'd need to see your spreadsheet to better understand the problem.If the info isn't confidential, please send You can find the detailed explanations and formula examples in this tutorial - 4 ways to do a case-sensitive vlookup in Excel. 2. Lookup value exceeds 255 characters Please be aware that the VLOOKUP function cannot look up values containing 256 characters or more.

Please try again. The table arrays were imported into Excel using the Table Capture extension in Google Chrome. Feel free to click on any category on the right to find tips and tricks that will help you be better in Excel and other frequently used tools in the work Please try again.

I have tried substituting VLOOKUP with an INDEX+MATCH combination, but with the exact same results. When I use VLOOKUP with index at 1, it returns the value of the cell correctly. I should mention that the workbook contains multiple other formulas, including other VLOOKUPs, all of which work perfectly fine for the 2 people for whom this particular VLOOKUP does not work.Any excel excel-formula share|improve this question edited Mar 30 '15 at 12:27 asked Mar 30 '15 at 12:01 Max 146 What is "INDRECT" ? –pnuts Mar 30 '15 at 16:20

Truth in numbers Can an ATCo refuse to give service to an aircraft based on moral grounds? So just add these bits (I would suggest putting an apostrophe in front and writing this formula in a separate cell first):i) ‘=IF(ISERRORii) copy and paste your original vlookup straight after I want to share the Excel doc so that my team can update their parts and we can all be in the file. error is generally produced when you attempt to access locations that do not exist.When using the Vlookup function, the Vlookup #REF!

So, if your table includes several similar entries that differ in the uppercase or lowercase chars only, the Vlookup formula will return the first found value regardless of the case. The "DataTables" worksheet contains the following info: Column K: Names of various Individuals Column M: Corresponding email addresses of each individual Column u: Corresponding phone numbers K........................M............................U John Smith [email protected] Charlie I would like it to return a "0" instead. from the formula, it adapted correctly to the new row following the sorting of the table.

If you have used a Dynamic Data Exchange (DDE) topic that is returning a #REF! I've tested this behavior and got the same results. Upon opening excel workbook, any lookups that now have data should populate with data; however, it does not unless I recopy the vlookup formula to the cell that should be displaying I would have never guessed that the lookup column had to be the leftmost column of the table array..

Is there anyway to copy the formula across columns rather than down?I am using a workbook with the months across the columns and the products in order down the sheet.ThanksReply Analyst Obviously due to this G returns an N/A result.Is there a work around for this or does strings in a cell created by a MID function always to this.PS. share|improve this answer edited Mar 30 '15 at 17:07 answered Mar 30 '15 at 16:27 Tom Sharpe 4,3113717 add a comment| Your Answer draft saved draft discarded Sign up or In this example, I have added an extra space " " behind the "Chocolate" in cell D2.

Even in older versions of Excel, a limit to the number of items displayed in drop-down lists was 1,000. There can be several reasons why that may happen. 1. The range is covered. and I used False because it's phone number I need the exact match.finally 1 will return the subscription date.

However, this is time-consuming.2c) click on the exclamation mark next to the cell then click “convert to number” - this is good, but it also a time-consuming solution.2d) Use the “=int” Naturally, both the table array and the return column's number change when you remove an existing column or insert a new one. Because of these limitations, seemingly correct Vlookup formulas might often deliver results different from what you expect. Checked the following: algo correct for all customers target cell correct target name correct - occurs once only cell formats all okYour help would be appreciatedRichardReply admin says: July 27, 2015

Insert a new column to the right of it, then, assuming your "problem column is column B (and you're looking at cell B65 specifically) then write “=int(B65)” in cell C65, then However, there are always FOUR parts that you need to complete a vlookup and the word "FALSE" is the last one ie the "range_lookup" bit that I have described in step It doesn't work and give me errors! How to check: Press F2 or look in the formula bar to see if the table you selected actually has the column number you are asking for.

I thought that there were maybe some trailing or leading spaces causing the error, but I think I corrected for that and still can't get a good result. EvenSt-ring C ode - g ol!f need book id, written before 1996, it's about a teleport company that sends students learning to become colonists to another world Appease Your Google Overlords: A small exerpt from the TypeID sheet: A B 1 Amber Cytoserocin | ISK 89 999,97 2 Amber Mykoserocin | ISK 2 500,00 I want to look up a match in You can do this by wrapping your VLOOKUP formula in the IFERROR function in Excel 2013, 2010 and 2007 or with IF / ISERROR in earlier Excel versions.

Still would like to find a way around this and identify exactly what the problem is.Reply Analyst says: March 25, 2015 at 9:33 pmHi DominicHave you tried converting the data in Help! If you enter "TRUE", it will return either the exact value, or if the exact value does not exist, it will return the next largest value after the lookup_value, assuming the Seems sporadic on one sheet driving me nuts.

the text "$G$1". Good Term For "Mild" Error (Software) How do computers remember where they store things? The file with the data for the tutorials is here - once you've done a vlookup in column D as explained in the tutorials, you can replicate the problems below, if The col_index_num argument is less than 1 It's hard to imagine a situation when someone would want to enter a number less than "1" to specify the column to return values

Also, you should have apostrophes around all this in case either a workbook or spreadsheet name contains spaces. I don't know what's in $F$51, but it could only return a valid reference if it's something like "Q:" and you're specifying three whole columns - anything else would give a