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In basic terms, VLOOKUP is used to look up a value from a different location in your workbook. It’s useful because when dealing with large amounts of data because you always need to look things up. Here’s the description, courtesy of Excel: and then returns a value in the same row that you specify.Does VLOOKUP work for text?
Re: Vlookup function doesn't work on identical text you don't have to change the actual format of a cell and still can reference it in a different format. For example, if cell a2 have a text value of 01, when you reference to a2, you can reference to it as a number by simply add value(a2).Will VLOOKUP return text?
Either the first column in the table contains lookup values that are numbers stored as text, or the table contains numbers, but the lookup value itself is a number stored as text. In either case, VLOOKUP will return an #N/A error, even when there appears to be a match.