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If Cell is This Value or That Value

IF function is frequently used in Excel worksheet to return you expect “true value” or “false value” based on the result of logical test. If you want to see if a cell is A or B, and if one of them is true, true value is returned and if none of them is true, false… read more »

If Value is Greater Than A Certain Value

IF function is frequently used in Excel worksheet to return you expect “true value” or “false value” based on the logical test result. If you want to see if a value in one cell is greater than a specific value, you can use IF function to build a formula with logical test argument is “value>certain… read more »

If Cell is Not Blank

IF function is frequently used in Excel worksheet to return you expect “true value” or “false value” based on the result of created logical test. If you want to see if a cell is blank or not, and leave some comments for not blank cells, you can build a formula with IF function, IF function… read more »

If Cell is Blank

IF function is frequently used in Excel worksheet to return you expect “true value” or “false value” based on the result of created logical test. If you want to see if a cell is blank or not, and leave some comments for blank cells, you can build a formula with IF function, IF function can… read more »

If Cell Equals Certain Text String

IF function is frequently used in Excel worksheet to return you expect “true value” or “false value” based on the result of created logical test. If you want to see if cell equals a certain text string like “Win”, you can build a formula with the help of IF function to return either true result… read more »

If Cell Contains Either Text1 or Text2

IF function is frequently used in Excel worksheet to return “true value” or “false value” based on the logical test result. If you want to see if cell contains certain substring1 like “abc” or substring2 like “def”, and returns true of false based on test result, you can build a formula based on IF function… read more »

If Cell Contains Certain Text OR Equals Certain Text

IF cell equals certain text IF function is frequently used in Excel worksheet to return “true value” or “false value” based on the logical test result. If you want to test values to see if they equal certain text like “abc”, you can build formula with IF function to return result. FORMULA To test if… read more »

VLOOKUP From Another Sheet Not Working

In the previous post, you should know that how to fix or remove the #N/A error when using VLOOKUP formula to lookup value from another sheet. And this post will show you reasons why your VLOOKUP formula is not working in Excel 2003/2010/2013/2016 or Excel 365. You should be want to know some of the… read more »

If Cell Begins with One of Three Supplied Characters

If you want to test values to see if they begin with some given specific characters like “x”, ”y”, or “z”, you can create a formula with COUNTIF and SUM functions to return results. EXAMPLE You can see “TRUE” or “FALSE” is returned properly based on the first letter in each cell. In this example,… read more »

Fix #N/A Error For VLOOKUP From Another Sheet

This post will show you how to fix the #N/A error why it occurs when you extract values from another sheet using VLOOKUP function in Excel 2016,2013,2010 or other Excel versions. How can you correct a #N/A error in VLOOKUP function in Excel. This post will also show you several reasons why VLOOKUP formula is… read more »

How to Average Only Positive or Negative Numbers of a Range

Suppose both positive numbers and negative numbers exist in a table. If we want to know the average of only positive numbers in this table, we can create a formula to get average of all positive numbers with all negative numbers ignored. In this article, we will help you to construct a formula with AVERAGE… read more »

Sort Positive Numbers and Negative Numbers by Absolute Values

If both positive numbers and negative numbers exist in the same column, when sorting them by absolute values, we can sort them with the help of ABS function and helper column. In this article, we will show you the way to sort numbers by absolute values. EXAMPLE We want to sort numbers in “Numbers” column… read more »

Get Employee Information by VLOOKUP

VLOOKUP is one of the key functions among all lookup & reference functions in Excel. Today, in this article, we will show you the way to apply VLOOKUP to retrieve employee information. I hope this article will help you in your daily work. EXAMPLE The left table contains employee information like HRID, name, age, and… read more »

VLOOKUP with Two Lookup Tables

VLOOKUP is one of the key functions among all lookup & reference functions in Excel. Today we will show you the application of VLOOKUP function when there are two lookup tables. EXAMPLE Table1 and table2 record the rates of Y2020 and Y2021 separately. Rates are increased in Y2021. In “Statistic” table, we want to fill… read more »

VLOOKUP with Multiple Lookup Values

VLOOKUP is one of the key functions among all lookup & reference functions in Excel. It can scan and retrieve data from a static or dynamic table based on your lookup value. It can perform approximate match or exact match by setting lookup matching modes. Today, we will show you the way to use VLOOKUP… read more »

VLOOKUP Data by Date

VLOOKUP is one of the key functions among all lookup & reference functions in Excel. It can scan and retrieve data from a static or dynamic table based on your lookup value. It can perform approximate match or exact match by setting lookup matching modes. Today, we will show you the way to apply VLOOKUP… read more »

VLOOKUP – Retrieve Data from Another Workbook

VLOOKUP is one of the key functions among all lookup & reference functions in Excel. It can scan and retrieve data from a static or dynamic table based on your lookup value. It can perform approximate match or exact match by setting lookup matching modes. Today, we will show you the way to apply VLOOKUP… read more »

VLOOKUP – Retrieve Data from Another Worksheet

VLOOKUP is one of the key functions among all lookup & reference functions in Excel. It can scan and retrieve data from a static or dynamic table based on your lookup value. It can perform approximate match or exact match by setting lookup matching modes. Today, we will show you the way to apply VLOOKUP … read more »

Case Sensitive Lookup with SUMPRODUCT and EXACT

Today, we will show you how to use SUMPRODUCT and EXACT to perform a case sensitive exact match. In this article, we provide a simple example to calculate bonus for employees whose names are case-sensitive. If you meet similar scenarios in your daily work, you can directly use this formula to deal with your problem…. read more »

Basic Usage of INDEX & MATCH – Case Sensitive Lookup

In Excel, INDEX function and MATCH function are often used together for retrieving data from a particular position. MATCH function is one of Excel lookup & reference functions that can perform approximate match or exact match by setting different match types. They are not case-sensitive functions. If we need to perform a case-sensitive lookup, we… read more »

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