# Excel - How to Use a VLOOKUP Formula - Expert Solution

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I need help with a VLOOKUP formula. How do create a formula.
Solved by K. A. in 20 mins
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Excelchat Expert 04/02/2018 - 10:26
hello dear, welcome to got it pro
User 04/02/2018 - 10:26
Hi
User 04/02/2018 - 10:26
I need help with a vlookup formula
Excelchat Expert 04/02/2018 - 10:26
would you have any data on which you would like to use vlookup
User 04/02/2018 - 10:27
No just in general
Excelchat Expert 04/02/2018 - 10:27
ok
User 04/02/2018 - 10:27
could you walk me through a vlookup
Excelchat Expert 04/02/2018 - 10:27
yes, why not
User 04/02/2018 - 10:27
so say I have a list of 10 names and I want to create a vlookup
Excelchat Expert 04/02/2018 - 10:28
In Vlookup, V stands for vertical
Excelchat Expert 04/02/2018 - 10:28
ok create a list of names
User 04/02/2018 - 10:28
ok
User 04/02/2018 - 10:29
now how do I create a vlookup in another cell to only say
User 04/02/2018 - 10:29
look up molly
Excelchat Expert 04/02/2018 - 10:29
now write some thing in front of their names
User 04/02/2018 - 10:29
in another cell?
Excelchat Expert 04/02/2018 - 10:29
In front of names, In column B
Excelchat Expert 04/02/2018 - 10:29
anything
User 04/02/2018 - 10:30
ij
User 04/02/2018 - 10:30
ok*
Excelchat Expert 04/02/2018 - 10:30
yes, its ok now
Excelchat Expert 04/02/2018 - 10:30
now i created a sheet two
Excelchat Expert 04/02/2018 - 10:31
write down just three of the names here
User 04/02/2018 - 10:31
ok wait now I realized I need to do a formula where if it says face care look up pam
User 04/02/2018 - 10:31
how do I do that
Excelchat Expert 04/02/2018 - 10:31
I am gona show you vlookup, just do what i said
User 04/02/2018 - 10:32
ok
Excelchat Expert 04/02/2018 - 10:32
wrute down three random names in sheet 2, that existing in sheet 1
User 04/02/2018 - 10:32
ok
User 04/02/2018 - 10:32
i did
Excelchat Expert 04/02/2018 - 10:33
now look
User 04/02/2018 - 10:37
what does the 1/2 mean
User 04/02/2018 - 10:37
2*
Excelchat Expert 04/02/2018 - 10:39
dear in this formula, "A1" is a value to find in 1st column of range A3:A10" of sheet1
Excelchat Expert 04/02/2018 - 10:40
and 2 means, pick a value in 2nd column of range
Excelchat Expert 04/02/2018 - 10:40
false means exact match.
User 04/02/2018 - 10:40
how come it didn't work
Excelchat Expert 04/02/2018 - 10:42
wait i,ll semding you an excel file
Excelchat Expert 04/02/2018 - 10:42
ith vlook up formula
User 04/02/2018 - 10:43
ok
Excelchat Expert 04/02/2018 - 10:45
here it is
Excelchat Expert 04/02/2018 - 10:45
you can checck

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