LOOKUP function


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Match a range value containing both text and numerical characters

This article demonstrates how to match a value containing both text and digits to ranges. The search value is specified […]

SUMPRODUCT and nested IF functions

I have demonstrated in a previous post how to simplify nested IF functions, in this article I will show you how […]

Sum by group

To extract groups from cell range B3:B10 I use the following regular formula in cell B13.

Distribute values across numerical ranges

This article demonstrates how to distribute values into specific ranges with possible overlapping ranges. I have written articles about filter […]

Extract duplicate values with exceptions

This article demonstrates formulas that extract duplicate values from a column, however, column D contains values that you don't want […]

Find last value in a column

This article demonstrates formulas that return the last value in a given cell range or column. The image above shows […]

Lookup and match last value – reverse lookup

This article shows a formula that performs a reverse lookup and returns the corresponding value based on the last matching […]

How to use the LOOKUP function

Finds a value in a sorted cell range and returns a value on the same row.

Find last matching value in an unsorted list

This article demonstrates a formula that returns the last matching value based on a given condition. The above image shows […]

Find date range based on a date

This article demonstrates a formula that returns a date range that a date falls under, cell C3 above contains the […]

How to use VLOOKUP with multiple conditions

I will in this article demonstrate how to use the VLOOKUP function with multiple conditions. The function was not built […]

Vlookup – Return multiple unique distinct values

Ahmed Ali asks: How to return multiple values using vlookup in excel and removing duplicates? I have tried the formula […]

Return multiple matches with wildcard vlookup

Mr.Excel had a "challenge of the month" June/July 2008 about Wildcard VLOOKUP: "The data in column A contains a series […]

Filter duplicates within same date, week or month

The image above demonstrates a formula in cell E3 that extracts duplicate items if they are on the same date. […]

Remove duplicates based on date

Question: Column B has dates Column C as data B5 : 1/1/2010 : 5000 B6 : 2/1/2010 : 4000 B7 […]

Extract unique distinct year and months from dates

Question: How to create unique distinct year and months from a long date listing (column A)? You can find the […]

Extract unique distinct values if value contains string

The image above demonstrates a formula in cell F3 that extracts unique distinct values from column B if they contain […]

How to return a value if lookup value is in a range

In this article, I will demonstrate four different formulas that allow you to lookup a value that is to be found […]

Formula for matching a date within a date range

This article demonstrates how to match a specified date to date ranges. The image above shows a formula in cell […]

Filter unique distinct values where adjacent cells contain search string

Question: How do I create a unique distinct list where adjacent cell values contain a search string? AA102 CA AA103 […]

Search and display all cells that contain multiple search strings

Jerome asks, in this blog post Search for multiple text strings in multiple cells in excel : If the list […]

Filter unique values and sort based on adjacent date

The formula in cell F3 extracts unique values from column C, the formula in cell F3 extracts the corresponding dates […]

Extract a list of duplicates from three columns combined

The following regular formula extracts duplicate values from column B (List1), D (List2) and F (List3) combined, the result is […]

Extract a list of duplicates from a column

The array formula in cell C2 extracts duplicate values from column A. Only one duplicate of each value is displayed […]

Extract a list of duplicates from two columns combined

The following regular formula extracts duplicates from column B (List1) and column D (List2) combined, the result is shown in […]

Extract a unique distinct list from three columns

Question: How do I extract a unique distinct list from three ranges or lists? The ranges are not necessarily adjacent […]

Extract a unique distinct list from two columns

Question: I have two ranges or lists (List1 and List2) from where I would like to extract a unique distinct […]

Create a list of duplicates where adjacent cell value meets a condition

Question: How do I filter duplicates with a condition? Answer: Column B contains category and column C contains Items. Only […]

Create a unique distinct list based on criteria

The regular formula in cell E6 extracts unique distinct values from column B based on the corresponding number in column […]

Extract unique values from two columns

I read an article Merging Lists To A List Of Distinct Values at CPearson. The article describes code that you […]

5 easy ways to extract Unique Distinct Values

First, let me explain the difference between unique values and unique distinct values, it is important you know the difference […]

Extract a unique distinct list and ignore blanks

This article demonstrates formulas that extract unique distinct values and ignore blank empty cells. Table of contents Extract a unique […]