As popular as the VLOOKUP function is, it has limitations. This session walks through the limitations and suggests how to improve the VLOOKUP function. We then discuss how to move beyond VLOOKUP altogether. We spend some time trapping errors with the IFERROR function, which was first rolled out with Excel 2007.
Error trapping and improving lookups.
Working knowledge of Excel.
Anyone who wants to increase their knowledge of Excel.
Improve the use of VLOOKUP with MATCH. Improve the use of VLOOKUP with VALUE/TEXT. Move beyond VLOOKUP with INDEX. Trap errors with IFERROR. Use the IF function.
Jeff Lenning, CPA, CITP Click Consulting / Seal Beach, CA
Jeff Lenning, author of Excel University, is an award-winning Excel instructor who has provided continuing education to thousands of CPAs nationwide over the past 10 years.
He is a Microsoft Certified Excel Expert, and his Excel articles have been featured in trade publications such as the Journal of Accountancy and California CPA.
He is a former chair of the California CPA State Technology Committee, and has held a variety of other leadership positions within his local CalCPA chapter.
He worked at Arthur Andersen, Gateway computers, and Interpore Cross International. In 2000, he started Click Consulting, a technology consulting firm.
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