Join Dennis Taylor for an in-depth discussion in this video Use VLOOKUP, MATCH and Index functions with array formulas, part of Excel Tips Weekly.
- [Instructor] When you're trying to match up data…from different lists, as we see on this worksheet here,…you can imagine each of these lists being quite large,…it's not uncommon to see lists like this…on different worksheets, but sometimes you're trying…to match up information to pull in related data.…So let's look at the list on the left-hand side here.…First name, last name, ID,…we'd like to get the salary into this list.…Now we've got a list somewhere else that has people's names.…Here the names are together, last name, first name order,…and we see salaries there.…
Now in that list, possibly, we'd like to get the ID number.…So let's imagine we've got two different needs here,…working off the opposite set of data.…And the way we approach these…is going to be a little bit different.…So let's first look at the list on the left,…and imagine what we're trying to do here.…Susan Carr.…We see her name off to the right, she makes $69,000.…We're trying to get at that number.…So first thought, vlookup.…Here's what we're looking up.…
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