Two way lookup in excel with vlookup match

VLOOKUP function will search for the value in a table vertically and returns the value of the column based on the column index for matching row. The column index is defined in the formula and usually it is a constant value. With the combination of VLOOKUP MATCH function we can dynamically change the column index. This will enable two dimensional READ MORE

Vlookup to the left: 3 ways to lookup left in excel

Vlookup is the most widely used function in Excel. As we all know Vlookup searches for the given value in a table and brings the value of that column or the column which is in the right side. That means by default Vlookup can look right side in the table. However with the combination of other functions we can make READ MORE

How to use Vlookup wildcard search in excel

In excel formulas; we can use the wildcard for partial matches to get the results. This can be used many functions where we do matching to get the results. Similarly, we can use the wildcard in vlookup formula. In this post I will explain you how to use vlookup wildcard in excel formula. You can also download the sample excel READ MORE

Excel VBA to Display search result in listbox

In case if you have a large list of employee data in a sheet and you want to select one employee details in main sheet based on the employee number. You can put a vlookup table and the details can be retrieved based on id in that table as below. But in case if you cant remember all employee id’s, READ MORE

Excel autocorrect feature and tricks to save time

While typing in excel, you might have seen that excel will do many auto correct functions.  We can customize the autocorrect features in excel as per our requirement. To go to excel autocorrect options, follow the below steps: Click on Office buttonClick on Excel options and thenClick on Proofing Click on AutoCorrect options. It gives various options and you can customise READ MORE

How to insert drop down list in excel

In various web pages and software you might have seen drop down list.This drop down list allows us to select the input without any error. Now let’s see advantages of drop down list and how to insert drop down list in Excel : it will give options to the user to select the input easily and quickly the input given by READ MORE

How to add the developer tab to the ribbon

In case you want to learn macros, vba programming and want to become advanced user of excel, you will have to add the developer tab to the ribbon. By default in excel this will not be added in the ribbon. How to add the developer tab to the ribbon in excel 2007 ? Click on excel Office Button Click on READ MORE

How to find duplicates in excel- 3 ways to check for duplicates

As a part of data analysis , in excel we can find and remove duplicate values. there are different ways to remove duplicates in excel. In this article let us understand how to find duplicates in excel. 3 Different ways to check duplicates: There are three different ways to find duplicates in excel. Conditional formating to find duplicates  Using Remove READ MORE

How to lock cell and protect sheet in excel

Excel provides the facility to protect sheet from updating from users. We can define the cells to be protected and cells to be allowed to be used in the sheet in a same sheet. The cells not protected will be allowed for user for updating the data and the protected cell can’t be altered by the users. The protection can READ MORE