This post will guide you how to vlookup values from right to left in your worksheet in excel. How do I look up values to left column with a column in Excel 2013/2016. How to use Vlookup function to extract the corresponding value of the left column in your worksheet in Excel.
Lookup Values to Left Column
By default, you can use the VLOOKUP function to lookup values in a range and then return the corresponding value of the right column in Excel. And if you want to extract the corresponding value of the left column. How to do it.
Assuming that you have a list of data in range A1:B5, and you have product names in range D2:D5, and you want to get their relative ID values in the left Product column. You can use the following formula with VLOOKUP function to achieve it.
Type this formula into formula E2, and press Enter key, then drag the AutoFill Handle down to other cells to apply this formula. Let’s see the last result:
Note: D2 is the value that you want to look up from range A1:B5. B2:B5 is a range that you want to looking for, A2:A5 is the range that contain the value that you want to extract.
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