Tag Archives: VLookup Formulae

Mike Girvin: “Approximate Match & Sort To Reduce Match Calc Time”

Mike “ExcelisFun” Girvin is really taking VLOOKUP to Task! In this 4th daily installment for VLOOKUP WEEK 2012, Mike Offers us “Approximate Match & Sorting To Reduce Exact Match Calculation Time”.

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

 

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


From XL-Dennis: “Using VLOOKUP in VB”

From XL-Dennis we have an entry that uses a VLOOKUP in Visual Basic [VB]!

“I thought it would be interesting to create a case and see how VLOOKUP can be part of  VB-solutions. Actually, for several years ago I did similar solutions but with classic VB (VB6) for a customer. Imagine that we have a price list for our products. Because of the frequent price updates the company has decided to store it in a MS Excel workbook.” … To Read More Click Here to go to XL-Dennis’ Lesson.

Among other places around the Cyber-Globe, XL-Dennis may be found at The VSTO & .NET & Excel Blog


Charles Williams: “Why 2 VLOOKUPS are better than 1 VLOOKUP”

Microsoft Exel MVP Charles Williams sends in his contribution to VLOOKUP WEEK.

For all you VLOOKUP junkies who can’t get enough of VLOOKUP, here is a wonderful reason to use 2 VLOOKUPs instead of 1 !!

Exact Match VLOOKUP is slow

When you have a lot of data in Excel (think 10,000 or 100,000 or 1,000,000 rows) you often need to detect when a value you are looking for does not exist in the data.
You can do this using VLOOKUP and the formula…” To continue reading Charles’ lesson click here.

Charles may be found at Fast Excel on wordPress as well as DecisionModels.com


Ute Simon: “Currency Conversion Excel 2010 with VLOOKUP & Conditional Formatting”

Submitted to the VLOOKUP WEEK 2012 Blog, by Ute Simon (Microsoft PowerPoint MVP, Germany) at Office2010-Blog.de, is a German Language entry posted at the Office2010-Blog by Frank Arend-Theilen (Former Excel-MVP). This entry is a Currency Conversion Worksheet created in Excel 2010.

“Sommerzeit ist Reisezeit! Die Koffer sind schon gepackt. Da die Fahrt auch in Länder führt, die nicht zur Euro-Zone gehören, lege ich mir in Excel eine Umrechnungstabelle an, die nach Eingabe eines Eurobetrags sofort in jede Nicht-Euro-Währung umrechnet. Damit auch das richtige Währungskürzel zum ausgesuchten Land angezeigt wird, bemühe ich zusätzlich noch die Bedingte Formatierung.” …To Read More Click Here to go to Frank Arend-Theilen’s Lesson.

Ute Simon may be found on Twitter @Ute_S,  at  Ute-Simon.com  and  The Office2010-Blog.de


Bill Jelen: “Consolidate and Lookup”

VLOOKUP WEEK is moving along and Bill brings us another use of VLOOKUP combined with the ‘Consolidate Function’.


Mike ‘ExcelisFun’ Girvin: “INDEX and MATCH How-To”

Mike ‘ExcelisFun’ Girivn checks in for day 3 of VLOOKUP WEEK 2012 with “INDEX and MATCH How To”. There are approximately 30 examples in this 1 hour ‘+’ video!

Example Files are available – Download files: https://people.highline.edu/mgirvin/ExcelIsFun.htm


Rahim Zulfiqar Ali: “Getting Started with New Ideas on LOOKUP”

From Rahim’s Post:
 
The Excel lookup function (LOOKUP, VLOOKUP and HLOOKUP) are not case sensitive. For example, if you write a lookup function to look up the text rahim, the function considers any of the following a match: RAHIM, Rahim or RaHiM
Example:
1. Create the sheet given below:
 
The figure below shows a simple example. Range D2:D7 is named Range1, and range E2:E7 is named Range2. The word to be looked up appears in cell B1 (named Value).  … To Read More Click Here to go to Rahim Zulfiqar Ali’s Lesson.

 

 

 

 

You may find Rahim Zulfiqar Ali Google Sites

Que Publishing: “Video Podcasts on VLOOKUP Formulas “

The QUE blog checks in for some mid-week Excel-lence:

“For day three of VLOOKUP Week, this two-part video podcast featuring Bill Jelen demonstrates the VLOOKUP Formulas in Excel. Bill Jelen, author of Excel 2010 In Depth offers a beginning and advanced look at VLOOKUP in these two videos. In video 1, matching data from two lists:! …Click here to continue on to the Videos presented at  Que Publishing Blog.

 


From The MS Office Blog: “VLOOKUP Tutorial: Updating prices in a master product list”

From Emily Warn at Microsoft Excel Blog:

“In honor of VLOOKUP Week, MVP Bill Jelen has created a VLOOKUP tutorial for those of you who have a basic working knowledge of Excel but want to improve your skills. You most likely know the core set of formulas that come with Excel and have heard that VLOOKUP is an easy way to look up a value in an Excel workbook, speeding up getting work done. But that’s about it.”… Click here to continue at Blogs.Office.Com

 


Colin Legg and “Binary Searches With VLOOKUP”

Check out this entry from Colin Legg: “Binary Searches With VLOOKUP”

“I went for a job interview about a year ago and the interviewer made a passing comment that he didn’t understand why anyone would ever pass TRUE into VLOOKUP’s  range_lookup parameter. There are lots of cases when you might want to do this so I thought a few, nice examples would be a great way to get VLOOKUP week underway.” To Read More Click Here to go to Colin Legg’s Lesson.

PLEASE NOTE that Colin will continue to contribute Excel-lent articles this week for VLOOKUP WEEK 2012! Be sure to check them out at Colin Legg on WordPress

To find more from Colin, visit his blog Colin Legg on WordPress


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