Questions tagged [vlookup]

For questions about the VLOOKUP spreadsheet function that allows the mapping of a selection (a ‘search key’) to a result in the same row of a table (‘range’ or ‘array’).

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Having a formula output to a different cell

I have a Google Sheet in the following format: ID | VAL ------------- 1 | dataH 2 | dataW 3 | dataX 4 | dataC 5 | dataG 6 | dataL ... | ... ID and VAL are on cells A1 and B1, ...
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Match word in a cell with a column of words

I need to match a word to a list of words and then insert the category name in the cell next to it. Eg. I will in Column A type a list of words like Apple, Red Apple, Coke, Carrot The formula must ...
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How do I search a string, and return all values?

How do I use the script editor to search a string in one cell, and return all results from another sheet? For Example: I have my string in cell B1 - which is the item number Data to be searched in a ...
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Look up rate for specific person in effect on or after a date

In this Google Sheet, I have one sheet, "Transactions", with a rate entry that should be auto populated from a table in the "Rates" sheet. The formula should look up the rate for ...
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Searching cells and pulling values in Google Sheets?

sorry for the vague title but I'm not sure how exactly to describe this. I've created a spreadsheet and used the Coinmarketcap API to pull lots of data, here's the relevant part: From another sheet I ...
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LOOKUP for data from other sheet

So I have a drop-down menu in order sheet and I have an info sheet. In the info sheet, I have 2 columns, column A has the customer name, column B has the customer e-mail. So what I'd like to do is, ...
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Look for a value that might be in many columns

Say I have a value in $A, to match to another sheet of the same file. That value (in this case, a student id) might appear in many columns of the other sheet. In the following example, I am looking ...
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Replace value in field automatically (auto-correct?)

I'd like to replace occurrences found in Column A (cells A2:A200) so that if I enter 2/02/002 or 343 or 98/098 it auto-replaces it with UKD002/UKD343/UKD098. Is this possible?
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Auto-populate cells based on previous cell values in Google Sheets

I have two columns with information. Values in Column B have been manually added to match the values in Column A. Is it possible to have a function that auto-populates column B with the right values ...
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A formula for importing specific data into another sheet

I need a function for column K of Sheet1, that says: "If the row of Sheet2 contains the same RID number as a row in Sheet1, then fill Sheet1 with the email address located in column K of Sheet2" ...
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Adding 1 to a Cell with VLookup

So this is my first time trying to write a script, and the sheet I am working on is here. The script I'm trying to run would allow me to push a button and have it use Vlookup to add 1 to a cell in ...
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How to use arrayformula to find and get data from only a certain, dynamic set of columns?

I have a table where my headers are dynamically generated from another source and can show up with any header values, in any order. In the example below I've got the header values: AA - BB - CC - ...
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How do I “bin” results in Google Sheets?

I am trying to bin my results so my groupings have lower granularity - going from a 1-10 scale to a 1-5 scale. For example, any result 1 or 2 would be renamed to 1 in the next column, any result 3 or ...
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How to assign country based off list of either provinces or states?

I have a list of names and locations. Most of the locations include the name of the province or state. Some only include country names, some include state abbreviations. I also have a list of ...
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“Error Did not find value '____' in VLOOKUP evaluation.”

Please see my public spreadsheet here: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/11RMN7uN_woEQVzlDEkX6vSARTCGYYBjWs11ZDU-6Shc/edit#gid=1276951687 My goal is to get the Location Code from tab 1 into tab ...
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In Google Sheets I need to find a string and return true/false, or even a count into a cell so I can perform an action

In my example i have a column with Names of signs we product in our sighshop and I need to be able to isolate similar named signs So say I need to return a a value if the cell is Bud Light and only ...
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How to use vlookup or indirect to copy data from another sheet, without changing the value on update of database

So I've set up automatic MySQL sheet that gets the data from it every day at 8pm. I've set up everything with vlookup, and tried indirect. But I can't figure out how to make sure the values don't ...
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Using a cell value, to dynamically create a formula, that links to a cell in a different sheet (tab)

Ok. This is a bit complicated, but I will do my best to describe the problem. All of these elements are located in multiple Sheet pages (Tabs) within one singular Google Sheet (Workbook). Sheet 1: ...
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Indirect formula to add table field to vlookup formula

So I have to get a price based 3 variables Diamond size Diamond quality Diamond Shape So I made tables depending on shapes This formula is working Diamond size = H11 = 1 Diamond quality = $K$3 =...
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How to get value of cell by row key and column key

Suppose I have a workbook with two worksheets, data and view. data is structured in "database" style, i.e. with a single header row and unique keys in the first column, e.g.: Country GDP ...
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Value transformation in Google Sheets

I'm working with a table of data as following: User ID: Event name: 111 Event 1 222 Event 2 333 Event 3 111 Event 4 444 Event 5 111 ...
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Creating a formula based on TODAY's day

I have column A (list of stock prices at close of day) A1=4/1/2019 | stock price A2=4/2/2019 | stock price A3=4/3/2019 | stock price each day will be added to the sheet automatically I want to take ...
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Linking a dynamic inventory price list to another file in Google Sheets

I've got a master inventory price sheet for all the ingredients we use in our recipes that I want to reference in all our recipe files to dynamically calculate costs. This way if we change suppliers ...
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Having trouble outputting GOOGLEFINANCE data

My wish is to create a table in Google sheets looking something like this: price day A B C D ... Z 1997-01-02 132.54 . . . . 1997-01-...
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Query twice in the same cell to receive a name next to a number in a row

Sheet link I posted before however, I don't think I was specific enough. I am sorry if I am wasting the time of anyone. In my sheet, you will see three pages. On the "Search Notes" page in C5 I ...
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Dynamic updating referenced cell from another workbook after adding/deleting rows using IMPORTRANGE - use ARRAY or VLOOKUP?

I add/deleted/move rows frequently in my workbooks. When I add/remove rows from Spreadsheet#1 ("S1"), I need the referenced cell in Spreadsheet#2 ("S2") to dynamically update so it still references ...
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How to get a cell's parent ID in Google Sheets?

I'm trying to bulk add a bunch of building product categories to my site's MySQL database. There are about 650 entries and about 4 levels in the hierarchy. For it to work, each entry needs an ID, and ...
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Why does VLOOKUP find a match in a sequence of dates when there is none?

I am working on spreadsheet that works with a school calendar. I have a sequence of dates that is a list of Wednesdays. I am trying to do a VLOOKUP on it to find out what type of day a specific date ...
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Function to search columns and tally data

I am wondering if I can write a function to search a column in my spreadsheet for a specific name, then return x number of values within the row(s) that contain the name. For example... M4 holds the ...
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Copy data based on date to another cell but other column date is not exact match

I want to match the dates in Column A to the Closest date in Column E (if a date in column A doesn't match to dates in Column E then I want to return the next available date in Column E and I've done ...
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Assigning a value to a name from a list

I have items that I'm selling, and I've named these codes with the item I'm selling. I want to give these codes the price they should display. I've already got a formula to show the product of the ...
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Lookup a value?

Is it possible to look up a value based on a value entered in a field - just like the VLOOKUP function in Excel?
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Can I populate Google Sheets cells adjacent to a target cell?

I have a maintenance tracker in Google Sheets for lighting fixtures. One column is a type of fixture "B", the column adjacent is the problem "C". I'd like to find specific fixtures by name and copy ...
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Array formula with index match to return array of matches

I've been working at this for a bit. I have tried many times different formula combos, using VLOOKUP to using INDEX & MATCH, even with an ARRAYFORMULA. What I'm attempting to do is match a ...
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Help Sorting Data

I have a spreadsheet that I'm using to keep track of stats for players in a league. This is the link: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/193GxNzaX4-bGrNB8eT4vhqAOKhUrChRDgq-HYVU_Txk/edit#gid=...
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How can I change the formula of one cell based on the value in a different cell?

COLUMN D: Dropdown list of values COLUMN E: IF function returning different values depending on COLUMN D contents I have the functionality described above working properly. My problem is that I want ...
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Categorize text in Google Sheets based on matching partial text in the Category index

I'm looking to match, with VLOOKUP, part of the words in a column in the main sheet to an index of keywords/categories where partial words are stored for ease in another sheet. Here's an example ...
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Google sheets Xlookup dont work but need results in table the max date on the condition of userlist

Need some help with some data processing. Link of the sheet Example - I need on : Page-2-Seznam članov > Coloumn C : It needs to be the max dates. The function need to search on the liste the ...
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Repeat formula n number of times in Google Sheets

Apologies, I'm very new to Google Sheets and spreadsheets in general. I'm trying to fill some cells with repeating data, and then analyze it. The data is pulled from another large spreadsheet and has ...
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Fetch value of a cell based on dropdown menu items results on another sheet

I have 2 Sheets named as Sheet1 and Sheet2... Sheet1: Contains Drop down list on B4 Column. Based on the selection of an item, it pulls the result of the open price shown on D4 column. Sheet2: ...
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Search multiple columns for one value

This is roughly what my table looks like: A B C D E F Name |Ingredient 1 |Ingredient 2 |Ingredient 3 |Ingredient 4 |...
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INDEX + MATCH to return the greatest of all matching values

I'm looking for the most recent date corresponding to a particular name. Dates are not necessarily ordered. I can't sort the target, I need it to work in any order. Example: When was [Roberto]'s most ...
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Google Sheets Lookup For Nth Value

I am working on a spreadsheet that seeks to collate scores to a team. There is an input table where team and score start next to each other (see the example sheet linked below) into a table with each ...
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Sheets - Lookup most recent entry based on unsorted date value

Spreadsheet Im working on: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1rTzdmKVMqD8sz1D639y5qgvXNBcWaAuBaQOAmwJXdA4/edit#gid=0 I need a formula that returns the Comment for the Domain that equals the ...
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Go into “Display” tab, click a name off the drop down list, and view that individual's data

I have 3 tabs. "Timestamps" "Techs/Locations" and "Display." My form timestamps when an employee clocks in or out. I have created two separate columns to carry over the ...
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Copying data from one cell in another based on date

I have a spreadsheet, using google sheets, that I have formed into the following metrics: Column A is the dates of the month Column B is the data I want to be able to copy the data from Column B ...
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How do I add values from one sheet based on a dropdown that references the other?

I have 2 sheets with the same columns with integer values. In sheet A I have a drop down list of the names in sheet B. Based on what drop down I have selected, I'd like to add the values of sheet B to ...
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Using a query and tick boxes to auto fill another tab

I'm new to this and I'm racking my brains over how to get this to work, I can do basic IF & Vlookup but I believe I need the merge the 2 for this one. Is there a formula I can use on the "NLN" ...
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How to replace or substitute one column of data with their corresponding value from a list

I'm trying to replace a column of data (Prodct SKU) on one sheet (a) with the corresponding value taken from 2 columns on sheet (b) (Product SKU & Product ID). I've attached the spreadsheet to ...
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How do I populate cells (with formulas) from one google sheet into another while using one as a search key for the other? If C=This, State D

I'd like to populate Columns C and D in an entirely new spreadsheet, where Column D still auto-populates the cells just as it does in the original/first sheet (as it does in the photo attached inside ...