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Articles sur le thème : VLOOKUP

Excel could be a database with VLOOKUP

Purpose of the function VLOOKUP Often, Excel files contain data like customers, prospects or products. The VLOOKUP function returns the value of one cell of your reference table. To build a VLOOKUP, you needs 4 parameters First parameter of the function contains the value to search. Second parameter is the range of cells where of …

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Function MATCH – Dynamic VLOOKUP

Presentation of the MATCH function The MATCH function returns the position of a value in a range of cells This function is very useful to create dynamic research with the function VLOOKUP or INDEX. MATCH function needs 3 parameters. The value to find Range of the cells where is the value (1 row or 1 …

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Vlookup to the left in Excel

Problem of the VLOOKUP function The normal behavior of the VLOOKUP function is to return data from a table. But you can only return data on the right of the column containing the ID. However, in some cases, you can not change the order of the columns. Like for instance in this document where the …

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Create an Offset Vlookup

In the case you have a table that contains the same ID for many – or empty cells. It is strongly recommended to reorder your data To perform this modification, we will use 3 functions , INDEX , MATCH and OFFSET. Problem to solve We have a table (column A:D ) with the list of sales …

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Calculate between two values in a range

In Excel, you can easily return a result between two values. Most of the people think that they have to do a lot of IF nested. But you can do the same job with the function VLOOKUP What is the problem? Let’s say you have this workbook where you want to calculate the commission for …

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Compare 2 Columns

Live demo Change some values in this worksheet (yes, it’s a worksheet 😃). You will see that the color of the cell will change depending on whether or not the value exists in column E. Compare 2 columns Comparing 2 columns in Excel is very easy. Everything is based on the whether or not VLOOKUP …

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Anonymise your data

If you are working on a workbook containing confidential data, you need to anonymise your data if you are collaborating with other people. The technique is not really complex but you have to respect the following steps. The initial document Imagine you are a journalist and you receive the following file in your mailbox (it’s all …

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