# Posts tagged "VLOOKUP"

## XLOOKUP vs INDEX MATCH in Excel: which is better and faster?

One of the most common tasks in Excel is to look up values in a table based on some criteria. In the past, Excel users relied on the VLOOKUP function for this job. However, it had its fair share of limitations, leading savvy Excel enthusiasts to craft a more resilient solution using the INDEX MATCH combination. Continue reading

## XLOOKUP vs VLOOKUP in Excel: differences and advantages

If you work with Excel, you probably know how useful the VLOOKUP function is. But did you know that there is a newer and more powerful function called XLOOKUP that can do even more? In this tutorial, we will compare these two functions and see how they differ in syntax, functionality and performance. Continue reading

## Excel XLOOKUP with multiple criteria

In Excel, there's this awesome function called XLOOKUP, which makes it really easy to find specific values in your tables. And guess what? It doesn't just look for one thing, it can also search using different conditions, so you can get exactly what you need from your data. Continue reading

## Using ISERROR with VLOOKUP in Excel

VLOOKUP is one of the most confusing Excel functions plagued with many issues. Using VLOOKUP with ISERROR can help you catch all possible errors and handle them in a way most appropriate to your situation. Continue reading

## How to fix #SPILL! error with Excel VLOOKUP, INDEX MATCH and SUMIF

It is sad enough when a brand-new feature refuses to work in your Excel. But even more frustrating is when a good old thing stops working all of a sudden, and you are receiving an error for a formula that worked perfectly for years. This tutorial will teach you how to fix a #SPILL error in some popular formulas. Continue reading

## 5 ways to do VLOOKUP in Excel - which is fastest?

If your tables have only a few dozen rows, then most likely any method will be fast enough, and you won't notice the difference. But if the number of rows in your tables is measured in thousands, the correct choice of the function is crucial - the difference in performance can be more than 10 times! Continue reading

## How to VLOOKUP across multiple sheets in Excel with examples

When looking up some information in Excel, it's a rare case when all the data is on the same sheet. More often, you will have to search across multiple sheets or even different workbooks. The good news is that Microsoft Excel provides more than one way to do this. Continue reading

## Excel INDEX MATCH MATCH and other formulas for two-way lookup

When searching for something in your Excel spreadsheets, most of the time you'd look up vertically in columns or horizontally in rows. But sometimes you need to look across both rows and columns. This is called a two-dimensional lookup, and this tutorial shows how to do it in 4 different ways. Continue reading

## Excel INDEX MATCH with multiple criteria - formula examples

Although Microsoft Excel has special functions for vertical and horizontal lookup, expert users normally replace them with INDEX MATCH, which is superior to VLOOKUP and HLOOKUP in many ways. Among other things, it can look up two or more criteria in columns and rows. Continue reading

## XLOOKUP function in Excel with formula examples

The tutorial introduces XLOOKUP - the new function for vertical and horizontal lookup in Excel. Left lookup, last match, Vlookup with multiple criteria and a lot more things that used to require a rocket science degree to accomplish have now become as easy as ABC. Continue reading

## IFERROR with VLOOKUP in Excel - elegant way to trap errors

Excel VLOOKUP and IFERROR - these two functions may be pretty hard to understand separately, let alone when they are combined. In this article, you will find a few easy-to-follow examples that address common uses and clearly illustrate the formula logic. Continue reading

## VLOOKUP with IF statement in Excel

Whilst VLOOKUP and IF functions are useful on their own, together they deliver even more valuable experiences. Today, we will be looking at a few simple examples that will show you how to Vlookup with If condition in Excel. Continue reading

## Lookup in Excel: functions and formula examples

Looking up a specific value within a dataset is one of the most common tasks in Excel. And yet, there exists no "universal" lookup formula suited for all situations. In this tutorial, you will find an overview of the most popular Excel Lookup functions with formula examples and in-depth tutorials linked for your reference. Continue reading

## Excel LOOKUP function with formula examples

There are a handful of different ways to look up and match in Excel. This tutorial discusses the LOOKUP function that is designed to handle the simplest cases of vertical and horizontal lookup. Continue reading

## How to Vlookup multiple values in Excel with criteria

When using Microsoft Excel for data analysis, you may often find yourself in situations when you need to get all matches based on a specific id, name, email address or some other unique identifier. An immediate solution that comes to mind is using the Excel VLOOKUP function, but the problem is that it can only return a single match. Continue reading

## How to use MATCH function in Excel - formula examples

There exist many different Excel lookup functions for finding a certain value in a range of cells, and MATCH is one of them. Basically, it identifies a relative position of an item in a range of cells, however, the Excel MATCH function can do much more than its pure essence. Continue reading

## How to use HLOOKUP in Excel with formula examples

The tutorial explains the specificities of the Excel Hlookup function and how to use it most efficiently. Among other things, you will learn Hlookup formulas to search with approximate and exact match, from another sheet and workbook, case-sensitive horizontal lookup, and more. Continue reading

## How to compare two columns in Excel for matches and differences

The tutorial demonstrates a number of techniques to compare and match two or more columns in Excel with formulas, conditional formatting and the specialized wizard. Continue reading

## Excel VLOOKUP not working - solving #N/A and #VALUE errors

The tutorial explains how you can quickly cope with VLOOKUP not working problems in Excel, troubleshoot and fix common errors and overcome VLOOKUP's limitations. Continue reading

## 5 ways to do case-sensitive VLOOKUP in Excel

The tutorial explains how to make Excel VLOOKUP case-sensitive, demonstrates a few other formulas that can look up case in Excel and points out strengths and limitations of each function. Continue reading

## INDEX & MATCH in Excel - better alternative to VLOOKUP

This tutorial demonstrates the key strengths of Excel's INDEX / MATCH function that make it superior to VLOOKUP. You will find a number of formula examples that will help you easily cope with many complex tasks when VLOOKUP fails. Continue reading

## How to use VLOOKUP with SUM or SUMIF functions in Excel

In this tutorial, you will find a handful of advanced formula examples that demonstrate how to use Excel's VLOOKUP and SUM or SUMIF functions to look up and sum values based on one or several criteria. Continue reading

## Advanced VLOOKUP in Excel: multiple, double, nested

In this VLOOKUP tutorial, you will find a number of advanced formula examples that demonstrate how to look up with multiple criteria, use two VLOOKUP functions in one formula, dynamically pull data from different sheets, and more. Continue reading

## Excel VLOOKUP tutorial for beginners with formula examples

This VLOOKUP tutorial explains the syntax and provides a number of examples that illustrate the most common usages of the VLOOKUP function in Excel. Continue reading

## 6 Reasons Why Your VLOOKUP is Not Working

The VLOOKUP function is the most popular lookup and reference function in Excel. It is also one of the trickiest and the dreaded #N/A error message can be a common sight. This article will look at the 6 most common reasons why your VLOOKUP is not working. Continue reading