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

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Please insert a formula into column D that brings the code from Column H into Column D, using VIN in column I as the look up factor. I think this is a vlookup function but I am struggling
Solved by C. A. in 40 mins
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Excelchat Expert 10/02/2018 - 03:11
hi welcome at got it pro
Excelchat Expert 10/02/2018 - 03:12
hello are you there?
User 10/02/2018 - 03:12
yes
User 10/02/2018 - 03:12
I am going to copy and paste in the table
Excelchat Expert 10/02/2018 - 03:12
User 10/02/2018 - 03:14
It won't allow me to copy it in
Excelchat Expert 10/02/2018 - 03:14
can you share your data sheet?
User 10/02/2018 - 03:14
It is nine columns across.
User 10/02/2018 - 03:15
I don't think so.
User 10/02/2018 - 03:15
It is part of an application. I am just stuck on this vlookup
Excelchat Expert 10/02/2018 - 03:15
can i give any example of vlookup to shared sheet/?
User 10/02/2018 - 03:16
please insert a column formula into colum d that brings the dealer code from column h into column d, using VIN in column I as the look up factor
Excelchat Expert 10/02/2018 - 03:17
can you able to see the shered sheet?
User 10/02/2018 - 03:18
where it says 1,2,3 yes.
Excelchat Expert 10/02/2018 - 03:21
here lookup value must be arrived in the 1 column so that i switch the Deler code after the VIN column
Excelchat Expert 10/02/2018 - 03:22
hello i made the formula in shared sheet
Excelchat Expert 10/02/2018 - 03:22
User 10/02/2018 - 03:22
where do i see the formula
Excelchat Expert 10/02/2018 - 03:22
in cell D3
User 10/02/2018 - 03:23
there is nothing in D3 for me.
Excelchat Expert 10/02/2018 - 03:23
=VLOOKUP(C2,I:J,2,0)
Excelchat Expert 10/02/2018 - 03:24
can you able to see the shared sheet?
User 10/02/2018 - 03:24
yes
Excelchat Expert 10/02/2018 - 03:24
User 10/02/2018 - 03:24
i still don't get it
User 10/02/2018 - 03:24
all i see is sheet 1.
Excelchat Expert 10/02/2018 - 03:25
yes
Excelchat Expert 10/02/2018 - 03:25
please change the value in cell C2 and cell D2 will automatically be changed
User 10/02/2018 - 03:26
sorry to say i am not at all following this.
Excelchat Expert 10/02/2018 - 03:27
Excelchat Expert 10/02/2018 - 03:27
User 10/02/2018 - 03:28
that sheet does not open
Excelchat Expert 10/02/2018 - 03:28
User 10/02/2018 - 03:30
I'm sorry i appreciate your help but this isnt working
User 10/02/2018 - 03:30
it won't open. i thought it was a more simple question
Excelchat Expert 10/02/2018 - 03:31
User 10/02/2018 - 03:31
Yes. I am looking at it.
Excelchat Expert 10/02/2018 - 03:32
User 10/02/2018 - 03:36
but it doesn't really help with my question/
Excelchat Expert 10/02/2018 - 03:37
but i gave you an example without original data how can i able to make formula...beause it is very cell by cell
Excelchat Expert 10/02/2018 - 03:39
if you share some dummy data or origional data then i can easily made this or you have any query with this formula then let me know

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