Reply brian says: January 6, 2016 at 6:58 pm Had a similar issue today with a vlookup. The autocorrection asked if the numbers should be copied as numbers or actual text. Running text to columns seems to clean the formatting somehow. four_day_outlook'!$C36,5),'4.

Send payment proof to [emailprotected] 31 days after purchase date. Thank you for any help you can give me. -Deanna LikeLike Reply Pingback: VLOOKUP works in some cells but not others. | Chris Memo Will Chard says: December 7, 2014 at Horribly frustrating until you find the fix…. The first tab is Prices.

The lookup value I use is the employeeâ€™s ID number which I always remember to convert to number. Or use =IFERROR(1/0,"Error Occurred in Calculation") Solve Excel #N/A issue with Error Handling Functions #n/a Excel Errors In the above image, IFERROR is used as =IFERROR(Value,"ERROR"). It really helped me out a lot. The formula returns properly for everything except Fri.

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. Note that using TRUE, which tells the function to look for an approximate match, can not only result in an #N/A error, it can also return erroneous results as seen in The most obvious indications of numbers being formatted as text are shown in the screenshot below. If you've frequently experienced an #N/A value which isn't covered by any of the above then post a comment and let us know!

Calculations is set to Automatic. http://vlookupweek.wordpress.com/2012/03/28/mike-excelisfun-girvin-index-and-match-how-to/ If you have any further questions or want me to explain the formula then please let me know. A little known fact is that VLOOKUP() can use three wildcards in the lookup value: * ? ~ * represents any number Advertisement About Us Contact Us Testimonials Donate Follow To make it easier to understand I've factorised your formula to make it less verbose:

=IFERROR(VLOOKUP(IF(LEN($C147)<5,"0","")&LEFT($C147,5),'4.

Static Data'!$A$2:$F$2,0),FALSE),VLOOKUP(LEFT($C147,5),'4. This information changes weekly. All rights reserved. If your lookup value is a string then check for any extra spaces in the lookup value or the lookup table.

Seems sporadic on one sheet driving me nuts. Hope this makes sense. If the lookup column is not sorted ascending then you will get unpredictable results: it might return the correct result, it might return #N/A or it might even return a wrong The target looks like B110015BS***GG but pulls from B110015BSR**GG.

These type of return values cannot be solved by using a plain Excel "If #N/A" or "Excel na()". This is a free tool and you can find the download link on the above page. #VALUE error in VLOOKUP formulas In general, Microsoft Excel displays the #VALUE! I've made sure all the text fields are exactly the same, both by testing and re-entering. I tried vlookup but not working, when I put look up value manually then it`s fine.

Anything else I can check? To demonstrate this, make the correction to the formula I suggested above and fill it down column H. Though, it may happen if this argument is returned by some other Excel function nested in your Vlookup formula. Please add the link to this article and your comment number.

ex. If you think something more sinister is going on then you're welcome to email me an example? Please would you email me an example workbook and I'll take a look at it for you? Any thoughts?

Wird geladen... Let us know how you get on. Now my question is, i want to match both excel sheets by using vlookup. Because you have inconsistencies in your data which are being masked by the approximate match, I think you should use an exact match instead.

Learn more You're viewing YouTube in German. Please tweet to me at @kbierce if/when you post a comment. Basically, I am looking through the range $F$3:$G$23 to find the numeric value 750. Reply Lana H says: July 17, 2015 at 6:20 pm Hello, Excellent post!

INDEX() then returns the value in D2:D6 which is in the same position. The second is March 2013. This is a spreadsheet for fantasy basketball, where I figure out the best team using projected points. So these three formulas would all do the same thing: =VLOOKUP(B16,J1:K4,2) =VLOOKUP(B16,J1:K4,2, TRUE) =VLOOKUP(B16,J1:K4,2, 1) When you an approximate match with VLOOKUP(), the data in the lookup column (J1:J4) must be

Tip. LikeLike Reply Colin Legg says: March 25, 2014 at 8:39 PM Hi Shawn, It sounds like you've found the problem there. LikeLike Reply Jay says: March 29, 2013 at 11:08 PM Wow. However, you can force it to bring the 2nd, 3rd, 4th or any other occurrence you want.

Thanks. This formula is a bit more complicated than a VLOOKUP() formula but it gives you the flexibility you need to lookup values "to the left". Please see previous comments which discuss this. There are two functions in your formula which commonly return #N/A errors: VLOOKUP() and MATCH().

In short, I want to use variables to specify the lookup-value and lookup-range. Melde dich bei YouTube an, damit dein Feedback gezÃ¤hlt wird. In the last few articles, we have explored different aspects of the Excel VLOOKUP function. Formula Fix: How to Remove #N/A Error in Excel vlookup?