vlookup

riso

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thank you for your help todate.

I am still having a little trouble fully understanding the vlookup formula to the enth degree. I want to match exactly the name of the lookup value, there are other names in table array as below
lookup value Australia Mobile
Names table array
Australia
Australia Adelaide
Australia Mobile
Australia Sydney

any ideas
 

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Dave Patton

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On 2002-09-04 07:32, riso wrote:
thank you for your help todate.

I am still having a little trouble fully understanding the vlookup formula to the enth degree. I want to match exactly the name of the lookup value, there are other names in table array as below
lookup value Australia Mobile
Names table array
Australia
Australia Adelaide
Australia Mobile
Australia Sydney

any ideas

Did you ask this question before?

What formula are you using?

What is the error message or problem with your result?

You could search this board for addtional information on VLookups.
 

Chris Davison

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to find an exact match, use "FALSE" or "0" as the 4th arguement in your VLOOKUP formula
 

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