Combine 2 VLOOKUPs to give returns in same cell

Superstig666

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Hi everyone

Are you able to help, im using a vlookup to return text in a coloumn on a different tab if there is a match based on a cell in my main working tab.

This currently looks at my August tab but I would also like it to return any text from a previous month too i.e a July tab

My curren formula here works for one return

=VLOOKUP('Current Extract'!F6, 'August 2020'!F:V,16,FALSE)

But I need something like this, can someone help how to merge 2 VLOOKUPs as I'm getting an error 😢

=VLOOKUP('Current Extract'!F6, 'August 2020'!F:V,16,FALSE)&VLOOKUP('Current Extract'!F6, 'July 2020'!F:V,16,FALSE)

Any ideas?
 

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Try wrapping them both in an iferror
=iferror(VLOOKUP('Current Extract'!F6, 'August 2020'!F:V,16,FALSE),"")&iferror(VLOOKUP('Current Extract'!F6, 'July 2020'!F:V,16,FALSE),"")
 

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Cross posted Combine 2 VLOOKUPs to give results in same cell

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Superstig666

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Cross posted Combine 2 VLOOKUPs to give results in same cell

While we do allow Cross-Posting on this site, we do ask that you please mention you are doing so and provide links in each of the threads pointing to the other thread (see rule 13 here along with the explanation: Forum Rules). This way, other members can see what has already been done in regards to a question, and do not waste time working on a question that may already be answered.
Thank you will give your suggestion a try.
Link to other site as requested

 

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Do you mean workbook, or worksheet?
 

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