Vlookup when Lookup_Value starts with "~" fails...

lovallee

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Vlookup when Lookup_Value starts with "~" seems to always returns N/A even if there a value to return.

I have rechecked my formula several time, its works with all value on my list except when lookup_value starts with "~".

~ is obtained on my keyboard (set as English United States) by clicking on
Shift + the key just left of the "1" key.

Anybody knows how to resolve that problem without changing the ~ in the lookup_value field (since this caracter is necessary to keep the field as a primary key)

Thanks

Louis
 

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lovallee

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Re: Vlookup when Lookup_Value starts with "~" fail

Thanks!

I have tried the search function of the board to find it but I was unsucessful withthe following query: +vlookup +~

May I ask you the query syntax you entered to find it ?

Thanks
 
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Brian from Maui

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Re: Vlookup when Lookup_Value starts with "~" fail

lovallee said:
Thanks!

I have tried the search function of the board to find it but I was unsucessful withthe following query: +vlookup +~

May I ask you the query syntax you entered to find it ?

Thanks

Vlookup ~ and the most important search criteria...Aladin Akyurek
 
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just_jon

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Re: Vlookup when Lookup_Value starts with "~" fail

Brian from Maui said:
lovallee said:
Thanks!

I have tried the search function of the board to find it but I was unsucessful withthe following query: +vlookup +~

May I ask you the query syntax you entered to find it ?

Thanks

Vlookup ~ and the most important search criteria...Aladin Akyurek
2nd that.
 
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