Excel | Lookup functions exercise | Exact Match Lookups - Playground

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Software ==> Excel  (146 exercises)
Version ==> Excel 2016 and later
Topic ==> Lookup functions  (14 exercises)
Level ==> Average difficulty
Courses ==> Excel Advanced  /  Excel Business Modelling
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Open the file contained within the folder name shown above.

We want Excel to search through the codes in this sheet:

Main Excel sheet

This spreadsheet will be your lookup table.

When Excel finds the code in column A that exactly matches the code in cell B18, we want Excel to complete cells B19:B24 with the correct information for that site:

Exact Match Lookups

We need to use an exact match lookup formula.

First create a range name for all the data in your main spreadsheet table (A4:G16).

Also create a range name for cell B18 where you will keep changing the site code.

In cell B19 create an exact match lookup formula to return the site location from column B (the second column in your lookup table).

Remember - exact match lookup formulae have an extra variable:

=VLOOKUP(Cell to lookup, Table range, Column ref, FALSE)

Copy the formula down to cell B24 and then edit each formula by changing the column reference to return the correct item data.

Change the site code in cell B18 to B92/771 to check that all your formulae work.

Use Save As... to save the file in your own new Excel work folder.

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