VLOOKUP issue.

MiStr

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Good afternoon,I've a problem with VLOOKUP function. I search from one file in another file values base on a lookup_value. But after I choose lookup_value and try to mark table_array in another file, in this second file doesn't appear VLOOKUP fuction with this array in function row, but there appears a value of top left cell of the choosen array.Is there a problem in format in the second file, or is there another setting of this file in Excel Option?Could you help me with this please.Thank you for you help in advance.MiStr.
 

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Firefly2012

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Hi

Could you post the VLLOKUP formula you are trying to use - are you trying to reference an Excel table (an actual 2010 table) in a closed target file?
 

MiStr

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I'm useing VLOOKUP in 2007 version Excel, both files are open and saved as *.xlsx.


Hi

Could you post the VLLOKUP formula you are trying to use - are you trying to reference an Excel table (an actual 2010 table) in a closed target file?
 

Jonmo1

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Sounds like the 2 books are opened in seperate instances of Excel.

To resolve..

Open the first book.
From within the first book, click File - Open - browse to and open the 2nd file.

Now it will behave the way you expect when creating a formula in the 1st file and moving to the 2nd file.
 

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