VLOOKUP fill down copies result not formula

Chunky_22

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Hi Guys

I have the following in G2:

=VLOOKUP(A2,Sheet1!A:D,4,FALSE)

The formula returns the correct result, which in this case is a number - 2

When I fill down my range, the formula copies correctly, but every result is the same. 2.

However, if I go to the next cell down (G3) and activate it by pressing F2, and then hit Enter, the result changes and is now correct.

Any ideas whats going wrong?
 

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pagrender

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It sounds like your calculation has been turned from automatic to manual.

A quick way to check that is to hit F9, which will recalculate all your formulas.

If you find that's the case, go to Excel options and you should find an option to turn on automatic calculation.
 

Qadah

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It sounds like your calculation has been turned from automatic to manual.

A quick way to check that is to hit F9, which will recalculate all your formulas.

If you find that's the case, go to Excel options and you should find an option to turn on automatic calculation.

I registered just to say thank you :)
 

albech

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Thank you! This solution helped me with the problem, and you have saved me hours of work!
 
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