Disclaimer: I'm a newbiew with excel. In this case you need to re-check that you have input your function correctly.If the formula evaluates to FALSE, however, this tells you that the cause of your error is that Go to the Excel Vlookup Tutorial Part 5.2 - Vlookup #REF! Sprache: Deutsch Herkunft der Inhalte: Deutschland Eingeschränkter Modus: Aus Verlauf Hilfe Wird geladen...

Make sure it is looking to B22:C32 Share Share this post on Digg Del.icio.us Technorati Twitter Reply With Quote May 25th, 2011,03:35 PM #6 Webmonkey78 New Member Join Date May 2011 Reply John says: August 1, 2015 at 9:40 am SL No Part # Description SL No Part # Description 1 1100316 PLATE SPRING UPPE 1 1100316 #N/A 2 1100611 KEY WOODRUFF 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 Please try again!") Using VLOOKUP with ISERROR Since the IFERROR function was introduced in Excel 2007 only, in lower Excel versions you will have to use the combination of IF and

This happens because the syntax of the VLOOKUP function requires that you supply the entire table array as well as a certain number indicating which column you want to return the Wird verarbeitet... Tip: If you need to force a format change on an entire column, first apply the format you want, then you can use Data > Text to Columns > Finish. Then amend your formula to: =VLOOKUP(B5,Allexpenses,MATCH($P$4,AllexpensesHeaders,0),FALSE) LikeLike Reply Niki says: January 3, 2014 at 7:22 PM Hi Colin, Sorry for taking a while to get back to you.

If your lookup values exceed this limit, you will end up having the VALUE error: Solution: Use an analogous INDEX /MATCH formula instead. Excess leading or trailing spaces This is the least obvious cause of the Vlookup N/A error because a human eye can hardly spot those extra spaces, especially when working with big I am trying to use the following: =MATCH($B$3,$B$2!A1:A10, 0) Thanks in advance. -Ravi Where I specify the required name to be queried in the B3 cell of the query sheet, and For more information on this have a look at the TYPE worksheet function topic in the Excel help file.

LikeLike Reply Rune Antonsen says: October 16, 2012 at 2:59 AM Hi guys. I've also made sure that I have the correct range in my formula, nothing seems to help. I have got to be one of the dumbest smart people I know. Reply Nadine says: December 31, 2014 at 12:56 pm found the answer: add Iferror to your formula: =IFERROR(VLOOKUP($R2;'my database'!$E:$U;6;FALSE);" ") Reply Kevin Mcalister says: January 7, 2015 at 11:59 am Hi

I also tried using the Match function but this resulted in the same issue, both when looking for an approximate or exact value. Thanks, I was looking to return data to the left which was my problem. Hope that helps, Colin LikeLike Reply CiCi Smith says: September 12, 2013 at 5:17 PM Awesome…your advice regarding LEN and TYPE helped me so much with issue I was experiencing! I can get it working by manually selecting ranges, like this: =INDEX(Totallist!$F$103:$F$109;MATCH(‘Team Composition'!B9;Totallist!E103:E109;0)) but I would rather have it work the same with a nested IF function and let it only

Running text to columns seems to clean the formatting somehow. I've created a table which has a couple hundred items which is referenced to by a vlookup. If so, please check out the topics at Excel User Voice See Also Convert numbers stored as text to numbers VLOOKUP function HLOOKUP function LOOKUP function MATCH function Overview of formulas Thank You.

Regards, Elliot LikeLike Reply Colin Legg says: January 27, 2014 at 9:46 PM Hi Elliot, It sounds like a rounding or floating point issue. Anything else I can check? However, Fri still returns #N/A for some reason. Here is the VLOOKUP formula's: =VLOOKUP(F6,B22:C32,2,TRUE) =VLOOKUP(F7,B22:C32,2,TRUE) =VLOOKUP(F8,B22:C32,2,TRUE) =VLOOKUP(F9,B22:C32,2,TRUE) =VLOOKUP(F10,B22:C32,2,TRUE) The lookup field Goes to the following, Starting cell has the Value A-, end cell is 0: Grade Credit A- 3.7

Many thanks, especially as I did not find such trouble shooting steps in Excel also. VLOOKUP returns the first found value As you already know, Excel VLOOKUP returns the first value it finds in the return column that matches the lookup value. Code: Grade Credit A 4 A+ 4.1 A- 3.7 B 3 B+ 3.3 B- 2.7 C 2 C+ 2.3 C- 1.7 D 1 D+ 1.3 F 0 Since I have updated Any thoughts?

For example, all square numbers are positive, so there is no such thing as a square root of a negative number (unless we enter the world of imaginary numbers). the cells that you expect to match are not truly equal), you need to find out why this is. The first step is to perform a direct comparison just the same as we did last time. Please help.

To do this, just change the TRUE to FALSE, like this: =VLOOKUP($K6,DATA,4,FALSE) Hope that helps, Colin LikeLike Colin Legg says: November 10, 2013 at 7:40 PM Jason asks: Colin - I Reply josselle says: October 10, 2015 at 3:06 pm your utmost consideration and accommodation regarding my request would be of great help...please... Font and formatting is also exactly the same. and column I being the invoice doc.

I went for numbers and voilá! Register Help Remember Me? I have culled all recipes except for one, SM119. To lock the rows you need to put dollar signs infront of the row numbers before you fill the formula down: =VLOOKUP(B1,E$1:F$20,2,0) If that all looks okay then double check that

We have to clear their name each day and retype it for the vlookup to work. When VLOOKUP() does an approximate match, it is essential that the lookup column (the first column in the lookup table which, in this case, is a named range called DATA) is Oddly, the field being looked up is formatted properly as well as the range it is looking at. I have tried Trim, LEn and everything matches but still get this error.

Just wasted 2 hours of my life with the #N/A only to find some of my numbers were saved as text despite the fact I thought I had already converted them. On this occasion, the difference is caused by a data type mismatch. Reply Josh says: July 10, 2015 at 9:07 pm I was wondering if you could help me with an issue I have been having. Appearances can be deceptive.

Using the Approximate Match vs. My formula is =VLOOKUP(B2,TABLE10,4,FALSE). I checked ‘Symbol List'!A:A and your data is sorted ascending, which is good. More...

This problem has bitten a few other people who have posted comments on here. The data type can be checked using the TYPE function: The TYPE formulae tell us that the 3 in the lookup column is actually "3" stored as text, whilst the lookup_value, Particularly the systematic diagnosis ideas. Can anyone help?

The system returned: (22) Invalid argument The remote host or network may be down. LikeLike Reply Colin Legg says: October 9, 2013 at 8:45 AM Hi Kris, Yes, that sounds right.