VLOOKUP

tbird

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How do I get VLOOKUP to return a blank (instead of a "0") if the target cell is empty?
 

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Aaron

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Am I understanding you correctly, the value you are looking up is there, but the column you want pulled in is blank?

1) You could use an IF formula =IF(VLOOKUP=0,"",VLOOKUP)

2) If the value you are looking up is not present use =IF(ISNA(VLOOKUP.....

I hope this helps.
This message was edited by Aaron on 2002-10-25 11:04
 

dave_219

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All you have to do is add a CHAR(160).
Assuming you are in cell B1 type the following:

=IF(A1=0;CHAR(160);VLOOKUP(A1;table_arrey;col_index_num;0))

David
 

tbird

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Thanks to both!
Aaron, your simple solution (#1) worked for my specific example - the "Dumbs" have invaded my brain lately! I should remember how to test for nulls using an IF statement. Thanks.
 

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