VLOOKUP function is used to pull a value from a list or table based on a corresponding value. For example, if you have a worksheet with a table showing employee names, hire date, and salary, you could use
VLOOKUP in a separate worksheet to pull the hire date and salary for individual employees from the first worksheet. In this example, the employee name serves as a key, identifying which information from the first worksheet you wish to pull.
This feature works the same in all modern versions of Microsoft Excel: 2010, 2013, and 2016.
To use the
VLOOKUP function, you need to know:
VLOOKUPto retrieve. This table can be in another worksheet or even another workbook from the one in which you enter the
To use the
VLOOKUP function in Excel:
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