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Why INDEX-MATCH is better than VLOOKUP. There are many ways of looking up and retrieving values from a table of data in Excel. The VLOOKUP() and HLOOKUP() functions are widely used because of their simplicity, but they have some limitations and can fall down in certain situations. The INDEX(MATCH()) combo is a far more robust and reliable method.Can I use VLOOKUP without an exact match?
If set to TRUE or "1" (which is the default) VLOOKUP will allow a non-exact match. If set to "0"or FALSE, VLOOKUP will require an exact match. In this case, we definitely want to allow a non-exact match because the exact sales amounts will not appear in the lookup table, so I'll use TRUE.Which is better VLOOKUP or index match?
Actually it depends on what is your definition for the word “better”. If you mean “better” as in more flexible, or more robust then yes, INDEX-MATCH is better than VLOOKUP: INDEX-MATCH allows for “look left” and VLOOKUP can’t.How to find VLOOKUP in Excel?
In its simplest form, the VLOOKUP function says: =VLOOKUP (What you want to look up, where you want to look for it, the column number in the range containing the value to return, return an Approximate or Exact match – indicated as 1/TRUE, or 0/FALSE).