I provide the name in one of the cells of my query sheet, and I want to use the MATCH function to get the row number (from the names worksheet) of I'd always recommend saving the file first.In this instance, you'd need to speak to the author of the file if you want to lookup information from it.Reply Candis says: July 9, The image below shows such a scenario. My formula is very simple: =VLOOKUP(A7,'compiled responses'!B7:C804,1) my data is very simple: column "a" has numbers, column "b" has numbers col A col B 404523 404523 447135 447135 447350 447135 this

Help! So, if the col_index_num argument happens to be less than 1, your Vlookup formula will return the #VALUE! I've been visiting your site here-and-there for over a year now and I want to thank you for all of the valuable knowledge that you and your team have shared. - error too.

it just only seems to work if i click on cell with number and press enter. Apr 9 6 Reasons Why Your VLOOKUP is Not Working by Alan Murray Excel, Excel functions, Excel tips, Excel Vlookup 55 Comments The VLOOKUP function is the most popular lookup and Changing the letter I to J in this case will make the formula work.8) vlookup not working for some cells/vlookup not working sometimes– if this happens, it is usually because your I am at a loss!

during using VLOOKUP i am facing problem, actually i have a data which have extra spaces and "" quotes etc in table array but showing simple as lookup value and obviously Reply barani says: April 15, 2016 at 4:16 am I too facing the common error like #N/A, even after i convert the look up range in number format. Im pritty sure I set everything up correctly but why would it present incorrect data why not just N/A or error? 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's been a long week...Thank-you sir! I checked formatting of cells to make sure it is the same. This file version can only have formulas that reference cells within a worksheet size of 256 columns (column IW or higher) or 65,000 rows.The solution here is two-fold:i) Ensure that And in this case it is stopping at that point because it is not a match i.e. 447350 is not equal to 447135.

Excel: featured articles How to use Excel COUNTIFS and COUNTIF with multiple criteria Using IF function: formulas for numbers, text, dates, blank cells Creating a drop down list: static, dynamic, from tom Reply arivu says: July 12, 2016 at 6:32 am Hello, I am facing problem during using of VLOOKUP formula , Row & column number not showing.. Please add the link to this article and your comment number. and the Looked up value is exist!!

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 THIS WILL HELP US TO HELP YOU. Reply Anita says: March 19, 2015 at 5:00 pm I have been using a the same Lookup in a large spreadsheet for about 4 years now. If the col_index_num argument is greater than the number of the columns in the specified table array, Vlookup formulas return the #REF!

My error wasn't any of these, but it was good to be encouraged to look through everything piece by piece. Solution 2 Another option would be to insert the MATCH function into the col_index_num argument of VLOOKUP. Any thoughts on how to fix? Please add the link to this article and your comment number.

For more information on a #NA error appearing in a specific function, see the topics below: Correct the #N/A error in VLOOKUP function Correct the #N/A error in INDEX/MATCH functions Top If your table contains duplicates then VLOOKUP will not be up to the task. Totally unintuitive Reply Ramprasad says: June 12, 2016 at 6:52 pm Why VLOOKUP with "TRUE" condition is not working on dates? I have gotten the formula but it only picks up the first value and not the rest. =IFERROR(VLOOKUP(B23&"-"&TEXT(D23,"mmmyy"),Booked!$A$6:$Q$170,15,0),"0.00″) Do you know what I can add.

What could be causing this random error in my results? Saved me loads of time and frustration. There is extra spacing in the cells You can use the TRIM function to remove any leading or trailing spaces. Name E-mail (not published) Unfortunately, due to the volume of comments received we cannot guarantee that we will be able to give you a timely response.

The time now is 02:28 AM. Click on “Find Next” and Excel will move to each row where it can find the number “4” whenever you click “Find Next”. VLOOKUP is case-insensitive The VLOOKUP function does not distinguish case and teats lowercase and UPPERCASE characters as identical. Reply shahram says: November 10, 2014 at 7:17 pm Thank you, it was helpful.

This is done in a similar way to the 5th example of this tutorial and in the link below. Pete Register To Reply 11-01-2013,07:24 AM #5 TJC1 View Profile View Forum Posts Registered User Join Date 11-01-2013 Location United Kingdom MS-Off Ver Excel 2010 Posts 3 Re: VLOOKUP - #VALUE Popular Topics Functions | Formulas Pivot Tables Conditional formatting VLOOKUP | IF function Keyboard shortcuts Excel pros | Books Thank you very much for this resource. can anyone help me please.

You need to ensure you press F2 before pressing enter, otherwise this won't work.- after you've done that, the problem will be fixed and you can drag the formula down to Please help. Reply Carlo says: June 13, 2016 at 7:00 pm Hi Alan... Thank you!Reply Analyst says: July 11, 2016 at 9:24 pmHiIt looks as though you just need a nested IF statement, rather than a vlookup with an IF statement in it.

For more info about VLOOKUP formulas referencing another Excel file, please check out this tutorial: How to do vlookup from a different workbook. 3. This usually occurs when you import data from some external database or if you've typed an apostrophe before a number to indicate a leading zero.