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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Conditionally format rows with partial matches

I have a Google Sheets table that looks like this: (col a) (col b) (col c) (col d) Company Cohort Session Count Group -------------------------------------------- Acme ...
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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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Google Sheets VLOOKUP with wildcards on range

SETUP Say for a simplified example I have a table of raw data from my bank displaying each store I've spent money, and I want to categorize these into either high-street, website, or pub venues. The ...
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Arrayformula for entire column in Google Sheets with a lookup not working

I have been working on automating a reporting sheet I have and discovered the very handy use of arrayformula in Sheets that autofills the column with your formula based on data in another column. ...
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Summarize the best options in another table

I need help to create a sheet for a game. I am providing the INPUT, and I would like to create the OUTPUT in another tab (do not consider the colors, its just for ease of understanding): Mainly, the ...
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Google Sheets - Sum of vlookup in one cell

Hitting a brainfreeze, can't figure it out. Problem: I can't figure out how to add together Table#1 Sam WC results as a nice table for Table#2. What I need is the results in Table#2. Table #1: | ...
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Validate dropdown from 2 columns

Sheet 1 has column A called CONTRACTOR Sheet 2 contains CONTRACTOR details. Column A has Company Name, Column B has Contact Name If I start type a name in column A on Sheet 1, how would I get ...
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VLOOKUP stops working after 500 rows

In Google Sheets I have a search box that brings up the information for a person when you type in their id. It works perfectly up until ID 512, which is row 374. The formula I use: =IFERROR(VLOOKUP(...
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Return cell reference containing closest value

I'm trying to get a spreadsheet to tell me which cell(s) contain values closest to a value I provide. Without going into too much detail it's for a golf game I play, and I've done some data collection ...
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Subclauses in formulas?

Quite often I end up including the same calculation in a formula twice, like this: =if(iserror(vlookup("lookup",SheetX!A2:X350,5,false)),"",vlookup("lookup",SheetX!A2:X350,5,false)) I'd like to ...
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Importing columns of data

I'm trying to import columns of data from different sheets. Examples: SEARS -- (sheet one) (I'm entering the prices manually) 1/2013 $8 2/2013 $5 3/2013 $14 Here is sheet two: (I'm entering ...
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Google Sheets: VLOOKUP formula for a multi line cells range

I have here a sample project, where columns A to C are in FORM RESPONSES TAB/SHEET and columns D and E are in RECORDS TAB/SHEET. In the RECORDS I have a list of names, in alphabetical order, and a ...
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How can I use a dropdown menu in Google Sheets filter out data and populate cells for a an expense tracker?

I have created a personal expense tracker (budget) that uses google form responses and categorizes them by fortnights and expenditure categories. This has been successful on a sheet called 'Yearly ...
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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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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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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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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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“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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Google Sheets - If cell contains text that matches text from a column, return another cell

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1GG7ekrD6CxxpowrRDm9DMvv3xHdvtAa8MHYCk4gI4D4/copy 1) If D10 (or I10 or N10) matches an exercise from the corresponding column to the right, return another cell (...
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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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Arrayformula with iferror and vlookup does not update automatically

My spreadsheet is for inventory checking. I use several of arrayformula ,iferror and vlookup. The problem is I just noticed that sometimes the formula does not update. It might because I duplicated ...
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Get last value entered past a specific row

I have been on this a couple of days and I cannot get my head around this ... I use a spreadsheet to track the number of miles traveled by drivers and I want to work out how many miles a driver has ...
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Returning max value based on two conditions

I've been reading through a lot of other solutions to similar problems but am not able to resolve my issues. I have a Google Sheet with two sheets I am working with: Sheet 1 A list of contacts (...
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How to search value in another column?

Using Google Sheets, I am trying to two compare two columns on Google Sheets, like the one below: Basically, I want to compare column A and B, basically, if a cell in column A is inside a cell in ...
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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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Array Formula with IF function and SUMIFS function

I am trying to convert the below formula into an array formula. I can make it work in an array, but it displays the wrong values, compared to the normal formula which I have to drag down. Normal ...
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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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If a cell equals to this date, then filter through another sheet and grab that cell that has the same date

When you input a date in sheet 1, I want it to automatically grab data from sheet 2 and input text that matches that date back into sheet 1
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Help using 2 parameters to output a specific category

I'm looking to be able to enter an "AGE" and a "V02" in a formula that tells me what "category" the person would be in ie; good, excellent, etc.
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Search max value of column after individual operation on each value of that column using arrayformula or similar

I have a Google Sheets with a column D with identifiers in a certain format (i.e. Y19_XXX): Y19_234 Y19_213 Y19_814 Y19_215 Y19_817 ... Now I want to determine the highest value XXX in that column ...
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Automatic cell coloring via conditional formatting

I am working on a sheet for a game I play and having some trouble with cell coloring. I have one sheet, named "PlayerList" which maintains a list of player names, class and role. Players are ...
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Selecting row with best value for items with several versions/upgrades

I'm sure my problem is quite simple to solve, but I've been on it for a while and I could use some help. I have a huge table, but the problem boils down to this: some items have 2 versions (one ...
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How to filter only the highest value for each date based in a criteria?

I have a table with 3 columns. I want to filter only the highest value of column B for each date (A) if column C contains the code "red". My sheet: date entries code 08/04/2019 1 red 08/04/...
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How do I arrange raw data in Google spreadsheet in group way?

I have a list of orders, like this: Paid $28.00 | 2019-04-08 15:14:20 Unpaid $00.00 | 2019-04-08 15:13:48 Unpaid $00.00 | 2019-04-08 15:12:58 Unpaid $00.00 | 2019-04-08 15:12:10 Paid $18.00 |...
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Return a value from a column if multiple criteria are met

Can anyone teach me how I can return a value from a column if multiple criteria are met where if: a cell in a column of another sheet contains a word in a cell (referenced) the same row in another ...
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How to import values from the 2nd sheet based on the colum of the 1st sheet?

I have two sheets - Sheet1 includes: col 1 | col 2 [Name] | [phones ] Sheet2 includes: col 1 | col 2 [Name] | [e-mail] I want to importrange if the name on Sheet1 is equal to name on Sheet2.
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VLOOKUP needs to find value from a list and if its equivalent then

I have a problem where I'm currently using a VLOOKUP function on this sheet. LINK What I wanted to happen is VLOOKUP would search on the List on G column and compare it to B column and if it matches. ...
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Creating a parent ID cell in Google Sheets

I've got a spreadsheet of various categories and I'd like to create a column which gets the parent name of that particular category. They are currently broken down as follows: 01.01 Category 1 01.02 ...
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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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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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Lookup another sheet get whole row in sheet and no duplicates

I have looked through the questions but somehow I just can't find what I am looking for. What am I looking for? I have a document with 2 sheets. Let's say, sheet 1 is the backlog, sheet 2 is the ...
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VLOOKUP Google Sheets not finding entry from formula

Here is a link to my sheet. I am trying to do some base 36 to binary encoding and VLOOKUP claims to not be able to find the values of column E even though they are clearly there. I've narrowed down ...
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How to return array of cells from a table in Google Sheets

We have # EXAMPLE TABLE with product SKUS on the top row, and the first columns is ingredients. Each SKU row is showing the value of the ingredient row. What we want to do is have another sheet with a ...
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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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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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VLOOKUP using cell reference with IMPORTRANGE gives error

I can't see what I'm doing wrong with this. This Doesn't Work =Vlookup(L2,IMPORTRANGE("https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1_Le0cMfbHRSgXqhCdzjQrBscFNm6p1sL-DowWdCZ0Fs/edit#gid=1761671943","...
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Vlookup across multiple columns

This question is related to the same project in this question, but I'm now at a later step. I have a Google Sheet with a variety of German translations of a large set of English words. Using a ...
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INDEX & MATCH / VLOOKUP counting number of found matches instead of showing one of them

I have two sheets in Google Sheets. In one I have two columns with values I need to find in two columns of the second one and return number of matches for each row in the first one. =Iferror(INDEX ( ...
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How do I accomplish a VLOOKUP if my key range is discontinuous?

So, I've got a chart (an EXP chart for an RPG) with several break points in it. One column is how many EXP is required to get to a level, the other column is what level you get to be given that EXP ...