Tom Urtis: “Lookup First and Last Values Along Row”

“When you are faced with a table that is scattered with values among empty cells, you might need to know the first (left-most) or last (right-most) value in that row.

In the following picture, the first value in the row is returned by the formula
=INDEX(D2:H2,MATCH(TRUE,INDEX((D2:H2<>0),0),0)), copied down as needed.” …To Read More Click Here to go to Tom Urtis’s Lesson.


Tom Urtis: “Reverse Intersecting Lookup: Return Row and Header Labels”

While tidying up the storeroom for the VLOOKUP WEEK Blog… we came across a few things – this is one.

“I recently posted this example, followed by this more advanced example for finding an intersecting value in a table with multiple rows and columns.

Today it’s the opposite scenario, where you identify a value in the table and you lookup the value’s row header, column header, and while we’re at it, the address of the value. In the picture, the maximum number is identified, with its address, and header labels for Month and Salesperson.” …To Read More Click Here to go to Tom Urtis’s Lesson.


From ‘Beginning Excel': “HLOOKUP to Find Resistor Values”

From ‘Beginning Excel’ on WordPress we have an entry into the “VLOOKUP WEEK 2012″ event that looks at HLOOKUP.

“Converting color bands to the equivalent resistance value is a good example of how table lookup function can be employed. Anyone can pick a separate color for every band through a drop-down list (built from data validation facility) and Excel matches color selected to the reference table, counts and displays the resistance value.” To Read More Click Here to go to Beginning Excel’s Lesson.


Crystal Long Declares: “Not Over Yet… Convert VLOOKUP Equations to MS Access!”

Microsoft Access MVP Crystal Long has Decalred that “VLOOKUP WEEK 2012″ is not over yet and has decided to take VLOOKUP in another direction; today Crystal gives us a lesson in Converting VLOOKUP to Equations for MS Access!

“In my last VLOOKUP Week video, I showed you how to make a Distance Table using the VLOOKUP function in Excel. Now, we build the same thing in Access — will show you how to convert VLOOKUP equations to Access.” … To Read More Click Here to go to Crystal Long’s Lesson.

Crystal Long may be found at Strive4Peace as well as on YouTube Learn Access by Crystal


“We’re Going To Need A Bigger Week!”

Just when you thought it would be safe to go back into the VLOOKUP WEEK 2012 Archives to dig up some much needed information… More Entries! Yes, that’s right – more entries! Stay tuned for information about several new twists to the Week that won’t end: “VLOOKUP WEEK 2012″.

Entries will appear – at random – beginning April 2nd, 2012.


Bill Jelen: “From 1979 – VisiCalc and LOOKUP”!

You read correctly – 1979. In Bill’s last installment for VLOOKUP WEEK 2012, we go back to 1979…VisiCalc and the whole ’20 Functions’ available in that time! There were no IF statements and there was no VLOOKUP…but there was ‘LOOKUP’. Follow along and see where VLOOKUP began!


Mike Girvin “VLOOKUP WEEK Double Header Wrap Up!”

Mike ‘ExcelisFun’ Girvin has produced Tutorials each day this week for the VLOOKUP WEEK 2012 effort. In this post, Two (2) Videos Tutorials from Mike!

VLOOKUP WEEK 2012 Tutorial #5: “CHOOSE Function – Beginner to Advanced with 12 Examples

“Unlike other lookup functions, CHOOSE lets you lookup “things” besides values: Text, Numbers, Formulas, Functions, Cell References, Ranges, Defined Names, Array Constants” You may Download the workbook at: http://people.highline.edu/mgirvin/ExcelIsFun.htm

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VLOOKUP WEEK 2012 Tutorial #6: “Excel Lookup Picture Approximate or Exact match

    1. See how to use a formula with INDEX and MATCH functions and Defined names to do Approximate or Exact match lookup.
    2. See formula inserted into picture for Excel 2010 and 2003.
    3. See formula inserted into bitmap image for Excel 2007.

You may Download the workbook at: http://people.highline.edu/mgirvin/ExcelIsFun.htm

Find more of Mike Girvin’s Excel Tutorials at ExcelisFun On YouTube.


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