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Mike and Bill Debate: “=LOOKUP vs. @LOOKUP”

Going back to “VLOOKUP WEEK 2012” Mike ‘ExcelisFun’ Girvin and Bill ‘MrExcel’ Jelen look at the ‘LOOKUP’ Function. Taking cues from an email Bill received from Dan Bricklin [co-founder/inventor of VisiCalc] Bill argues the point that “=LOOKUP” is ambiguous in Microsoft Excel when the Data Set Table is ‘square’. Mike, on the other hand, thinks that “=LOOKUP” is not an ambiguous Function in that scenario; that it is intuitive and dynamic. Follow along with Episode #1550 to hear the debate and decide for yourself.

 

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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.


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.


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


ExcelisFun – Excel VLOOKUP WEEK Video #2

The Second Video for “VLOOKUP WEEK 2012″ from Mike “ExcelisFun” Girvin: “LOOKUP function Beginner to Advanced” covering 23 examples!! 

Download the workbook for this example video at: http://people.highline.edu/mgirvin/ExcelIsFun.htm Learn about LOOKUP function:
1. Approximate Match only ( 00:40 min) 2. Table taller or equal to width, does vertical lookup ( 2:18 min) 3. Table wider than tall, does horizontal lookup ( 3:48 min) and 20 more examples contained on this video! To see the full menu of the video, visit Mike’s YouTube Site Here


ExcelisFun – Excel VLOOKUP WEEK Video #1

Our First “VLOOKUP WEEK 2012” VLookup Entry from Mike “ExcelisFun” Girvin: “LOOKUP function Beginner to Advanced” 

Download The Workbook: http://people.highline.edu/mgirvin/ExcelIsFun.htm VLOOKUP is one of the most important functions because everyone needs to look stuff up. Not only that, but if you want to get a job, you must know VLOOKUP. In this video learn everything you need to know about VLOOKUP in 1 video. Click here to read more -including the Full Video Content List on YouTube!