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    Hi, I have a workbook consisting of 3 worksheets, i have to perform an exact lookup to find the codes for people on a worksheet called people.I am working on a worksheet called data,how do i achieve this, i have tried various methods each resulting in #REF
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    Hi

    =VLOOKUP("Bill",Sheet1!A1:B20,2,FALSE)

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    =INDEX(Sheet1!A1:B20,MATCH("Bill",Sheet1!A1:A20,0),2)

    Would both look in Column A of sheet1 for "Bill" and return the value from the corresponding row in Column B



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    Thanks got it, the first formula worked a treat.
    Charlie

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