I matched large volume of data. However, it seems like it is small volume of data. It's the text string containing the characters you want to extract, cell A2 in this example. 2nd argument (start_position). I am told that the wildcard '*' is the reason the formula brings back a bad result even when the vlookup uses the FALSE condition (=vlookup(A1,G1:H13000,2,FALSE.

Reply manoj chemutu says: July 4, 2016 at 11:02 am Thanks !! Objective: If A1 contains "Super", then I want A3=A2. How can we improve it? have you found data like this?

For example, a function like: =FIND("gloves","Gloves (Youth)",1) Will throw the #VALUE! 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 Each part has to be reidentified with some data, using VLOOKUP I have identified the first and last part (which were letters), and I tried using this function for the middle Advertisement As shown in Figure 1, the formula =C2/A2 returns #VALUE!

In our example, this makes no difference, but if you are working with letters and you want a case-insensitive match, use the SEARCH function instead of FIND. Select the original cells and click Home > Paste > Paste Special > Values. Reply Svetlana Cheusheva says: January 28, 2016 at 3:11 pm Hi Mahir, Most likely it's because the format of those cells is set to "Text". If so, please check out the topics at Excel User Voice.

pogi says: February 27, 2015 at 6:44 am you're so pretty Reply Jafar says: October 8, 2014 at 8:19 pm Thank you Svetlana you are really sweet girl. In modern versions it's 10,000. There were duplicate values and it grabbed the largerst value Reply Vinod says: March 31, 2015 at 2:26 pm How can I search the numbers with E+ in my databases of error in the INDEX and MATCH functions See more information at Correct the #VALUE!

Changing the cell format to "General" should fix it. For example, I have a list of numbers from A1.C10. The new file ideally would only have values, and no connections. Solution 1: Extra spaces are in the main table (with VLOOKUP formulas) If excess spaces occur in your main table, you can ensure the correct work of your Vlookup formulas by

What could be causing this random error in my results? Errors in Microsoft Excel istock_000024722619_large.jpg cmcderm1_iStock_paperwork david_ringstrom.jpg David Ringstrom, CPA Columnist Share this content Tags Software May 31st 2013 21 It's a frustrating experience when a simple Excel spreadsheet displays #VALUE! To paste as only values, they can click Home > Paste > Paste Special > Values. This argument tells VLOOKUP which column of data to return and display.

Based on the Excel spreadsheet above, the following FIND examples would return: =IF(ISERROR(FIND("Super",A1,1))=TRUE,0,A2) Result: 0 In this example, cell A1 does NOT contain the value "Super", so the formula returns 0. In this case you can add the IFERROR() function to your formula. Specifies the number of characters you want to return. Reply Dane says: January 29, 2015 at 7:38 pm I have an Excel 2010 document that has vlookups and other formulas.

Start_num contains more characters than within_text. Reply Cris V. See more details on how to properly use exact and approximate match VLOOKUP formulas. 4. Does anyone know how to make the formula ignore the wildcard?

If you have been following us closely, by now you should be an expert in this area : ) However, it's not without a reason that many Excel specialists consider VLOOKUP error with something else Sometimes you just want to replace the #VALUE error with something else like your own text, a zero or a blank cell. In Excel 2007 and later you can click on the cell that contains the error, and then on the Formulas tab click the arrow adjacent to Error Checking and then choose Therefore the search begins at the fourth character of the within_text string and so the function finds the second occurrence of "i".Further examples of the Excel Find function are included in

How do i it for the large volume of data? A quick alternative to complex INDEX / MATCH formulas is running the Trim Spaces for Excel add-in that will eliminate excess spaces both in the lookup and main tables in seconds, They can do this by copying all the cells, and pasting only as values. In the next tutorial, we are going to closely examine the Replace functions, so please stay tuned.

Thank you Ali Reply Aditya says: June 24, 2015 at 8:45 am I have a list of members per month for three months and have to combine all the members of You could use the MID function to return 3 characters from a string, starting at position 4 (skipping the first 2 characters and a dash): =MID(A2, 4, 3) Translated into English, Thank you again love you and keep on. In a similar fashion, you can return 3 characters after the 2nd dash: =MID(A2, FIND("-",A2, FIND("-", A2, FIND("-",A2)+1) +2), 3) Or, extract all the characters between the 2nd and 3rd dashes:

Which option did Harry Potter pick for the knight bus? Thus, an error will not result (ie. Hereâ€™s how: Select the CLEAN function range, and then press CTRL+C. In the last few articles, we have explored different aspects of the Excel VLOOKUP function.

By jim erickson Jun 26th 2015 01:11 David, this resolved my issue when I had #value!.....you are a BIG star in the Excel galaxy. Get our best content sent straight to your inbox. All rights reserved. Could you please help.

Start_num is equal to or less than zero. Should I be using any other function and where am I going wrong with FIND? –Gh0sT Nov 11 '13 at 13:07 The FIND function works if I were to You may also be interested in: Excel VLOOKUP tutorial for beginners - explains the function's basics with formula examples How to use VLOOKUP & SUM or SUMIF functions in Excel VLOOKUP and I used False because it's phone number I need the exact match.finally 1 will return the subscription date.

error due to a hidden space in cell D2: And hereâ€™s the same example with IFERROR applied to replace #VALUE!