Join Dennis Taylor for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating a 2-way lookup with VLOOKUP, HLOOKUP, INDEX, and MATCH functions, part of Excel Tips Weekly.
- [Instructor] Excel has a number of lookup…and reference functions.…And foremost among them are the V lookup function,…it's companion H lookup, and also index and match.…They're listed here in column A down at row 12.…Now, in this particular worksheet, there's a list…off to the right.…And you can imagine this being much much larger…with many many more items.…And instead of months down here, maybe we might have weeks.…So a model like this could be expanded easily.…What we would like to be able to do,…is to enter a month in cell B two.…
Enter a product in cell B three.…And then, return the dollar sales…for that particular combination.…So, May printers for example,…we'd like to see this number 12,698.…And the bigger the model, the more valuable…this approach is going to be.…So which of these functions is going to work?…Invariably, it will take a combination of these.…So we can approach this in different ways.…One approach could be; let's find out…where May is on the list.…Let's find out where printers happens to be on the list.…
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