VLOOKUP is an Excel function to look up data in a table organized vertically. VLOOKUP supports approximate and exact matching, and wildcards (* ?) for partial matches. Lookup values must appear in the first column of the table passed into VLOOKUP. The matched value from a table.
How does VLOOKUP work in Excel?
In its simplest form, the VLOOKUP function says: =VLOOKUP(What you want to look up, where you want to look for it, the column number in the range containing the value to return, return an Approximate or Exact match – indicated as 1/TRUE, or 0/FALSE).
How do I consolidate lists in Excel?
Select the upper-left cell of the area where you want the consolidated data to appear. On the Ribbon, Choose Data > Consolidate to view the Consolidate dialog: In the Function box, click the summary function that you want Excel to use to consolidate the data.
How do I automatically consolidate data in Excel?
Step 1: Open all files (workbooks) that contain the data you want to consolidate. Step 2: Ensure the data is organized in the same way (see example below). Step 3: On the Data ribbons, select Data Tools and then Consolidate. Step 4: Select the method of consolidation (in our example, its Sum).
How do I consolidate data from multiple rows in Excel?
To merge two or more rows into one, heres what you need to do:Select the range of cells where you want to merge rows.Go to the Ablebits Data tab > Merge group, click the Merge Cells arrow, and then click Merge Rows into One.More items •Feb 6, 2014