This Excel Vlookup Tutorial provides a step-by-step guide of how to use Vlookup in Excel, with examples, and advice on fixing common Vlookup errors.
The Vlookup is one of the most popular functions in Excel, but many people have problems using this function or encounter errors that they are unable to fix. Some users have heard of the Vlookup function in Excel, but don't really understand what it does.
Therefore this tutorial begins by answering the common question, "What is Vlookup in Excel?" This is followed by an explanation of how to use the Vlookup function when an exact match, or a closest match is required, with practial Vlookup examples for each of these cases.
If your Vlookup is not working as expected, you may want to skip straight to the section on Vlookup errors. This section will take you through a logical set of steps that will help you to find the cause of your Vlookup error, and will guide you through a solution.
Part 1: What is Vlookup?
Part 2: Vlookup Syntax & Rules
Part 3: Vlookup Example with an Exact Match
Part 4: Vlookup Example with the Closest Match
Part 5: Fix Your Vlookup Error
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Further Vlookup examples can be found on the Microsoft Office website.