In this tutorial, I’m going to be showing you how to:
- Understand the purpose of the VLOOKUP function
- Use the VLOOKUP function
- Why using Tables is effective for VLOOKUP
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Tutorial 66: How to use IFERROR function with VLOOKUP in Excel | FREE Excel Course
Or go back to:
Lesson 64: Create Drop-down lists in Excel | Input message to a drop-down list | FREE Excel Course
Lesson 63: Create a table in Excel | Convert data range into a table in Excel | FREE Excel Course
Lesson 62: The AverageA function in Excel | Why and When to use the AverageA function in Excel
Lesson 61: AVERAGEIFS function in Excel | Find the average value by using many criterias in excel
Lesson 60: What is the AVERAGEIF function in Excel | How to insert the AVERAGEIF function in Excel?
Lesson 59: FORMULATEXT function in Excel | Display formulas or functions of individual cells only
Lesson 58: SUMIFS function in Excel to ADD multiple CRITERIONS from different columns
Lesson 57: SUMIF function used to ADD up MULTIPLE different items in one column in Excel | SUMIF+SUMIF
Lesson 56: SUMIF function in Excel | What it is & how to insert the SUMIF function in Excel?
Lesson 55: COUNT function in Excel | COUNTA function in Excel | COUNTBLANK function in Excel
Lesson 54: COUNTIFS function in Excel with 2 examples | How to use Data Filter in Excel
Lesson 53: COUNTIF function used to COUNT MULTIPLE different items in a column in Excel | COUNTIF+COUNTIF
Lesson 52: COUNTIF function in Excel | What it is & how to insert the COUNTIF function in Excel?
Lesson 51: How to use FILTER DATA in Excel | Number Filters: Greater Than Or Equal To | Less Than
Lesson 50: How to LINK data and ADD up cells from a DIFFERENT WORKBOOK in Excel
Lesson 49: How to LINK data and ADD up cells from MULTIPLE different worksheets in Excel
Lesson 48: How to Hide & Unhide Worksheets in Excel | Hide Worksheets, so it CANNOT be unhidden easily in Excel!
Lesson 47: How to Hide & Unhide Rows & Columns in Excel | Hide & Unhide Multiples Columns & Rows in Excel
Lesson 46: Find & Replace in Excel | What is Match Case & Match Entire Cell Contents in Excel
Lesson 45: How to apply borders around and in-between cells in Excel | Difference between borders & Gridlines in Excel
Lesson 44: Use the IF function to work out if you are over BUDGET or not in Excel
Lesson 43: How to change a DATE to different FORMATS in Excel
Lesson 42: How to set and print rows & titles automatically at the top of each page in Excel
Lesson 41: How to display and print GRIDLINES and ROW & COLUMN HEADINGS in Excel
Lesson 40: How to MOVE a chart to a new worksheet on its own in Excel | Name the new worksheet in Excel
Lesson 39: How to insert a LINE chart with MARKERS in Excel | Select non-adjacent data in Excel
Lesson 38: How to add DATA LABELS to charts in Excel | Change colour of pie-chart segments in Excel
Lesson 37: How to CHANGE the CHART from one TYPE to another in Excel | Column chart to Pie chart in Excel
Lesson 36: Best method to COPY a CHART to a new worksheet in Excel | Making sure data is LINKED with the new chart!
Lesson 35: How to insert a NEW worksheet in-between 2 worksheets in Excel | Rearrange and Rename worksheets in Excel
Lesson 34: What is the PLOT & CHART AREA on a chart in Excel | How to SHADE the plot area in a chart in Excel
Lesson 33: How to insert an Embedded Clustered Column Chart in Excel | What is a Clustered Chart?
Lesson 32: What is Scale to Fit in Excel | How to use Scale to Fit (shrink pages) in Excel
Lesson 31: Relative OR Absolute references in Excel | Everything explained | Confusion solved!
Lesson 30: Best method to format numbers to display as PERCENTAGES in Excel
Lesson 29: Everything you need to know about ABSOLUTE cell references before replicating a formula in Excel
Lesson 28: A simple DIVISION formula in Excel | How to DIVIDE in Excel
Lesson 27: What is the thousand separator in Excel | How to use the thousand separator in Excel
Lesson 26: Use the AUTOSUM button to quickly ADD up cells in Excel | What is the Autosum Button in Excel?
Lesson 25: Everything you need to know about FREEZING PANES (rows & columns) in Excel | What is Freeze panes?
Lesson 24: How to SORT data in ASCENDING order in Excel
Lesson 23: Best techniques to widen columns & adjust the height of rows in Excel
Lesson 22: How to RENAME a worksheet in Excel
Lesson 21: How to COPY cells from one spreadsheet to another spreadsheet in Excel
Lesson 20: How to select multiple NON-ADJACENT cells in Excel | What are the benefits?
Lesson 19: What is a Workbook and Worksheet in Excel | What is the difference between a workbook and worksheet in Excel?
Lesson 18: What is a Formula and Function in Excel | What is the difference between a formula and function in Excel?
Lesson 17: How to PRINT the spreadsheet SHOWING the formulas and functions in Excel
Lesson 16: What is Page Orientation in Excel | Change Portrait orientation to Landscape in Excel
Lesson 15: Format the Font colour in Excel | Shade a range of cells to any colour in Excel
Lesson 14: How to insert a HEADER in Excel? | How to insert an AUTOMATIC FILENAME in the header?
Lesson 13: How to Format cells as Currency, Date, Percentages and apply Decimal Places to numbers in Excel
Lesson 12: Wrap Text in Excel | Break Text to Multiple Lines | Shrink to Fit
Lesson 11: Merge & Center in Excel | Merge Across | Merge Cells
Lesson 10: How to use the INSERT FUNCTION command in Excel
Lesson 9: Simple Subtraction Formula in Excel
Lesson 8: Using the COUNT and COUNTIF function to count ONLY the cells, which contains TEXTUAL data
Lesson 7: Count & CountA function in Excel | Difference between Count and CountA function in Excel
Lesson 6: MIN & MAX function in Excel | Find the Minimum and Maximum value within a range in Excel
Lesson 5: Average Function in Excel | What does Average mean
Lesson 4: Multiplication Formula in Excel | Replicate or Copy Formulas in Excel
Lesson 3: Formatting Cells in Excel | Make a Spreadsheet look visually attractive
Lesson 2: SUM function in Excel | Entering Text & Numbers | FREE Series of Microsoft Excel Lessons
Lesson 1: Introduction to Microsoft Excel | Excel Interface | FREE Series of Microsoft Excel Lessons (pdf guide included)
Hope you are enjoying your learning 🙂
Habib Ali – ICT Tutor