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LOOKUP: Everything You Should Know about the Very Unknown Excel Formula

Besides the well-known VLOOKUP formula, there is a similar formula in Excel: LOOKUP. The formula is very unkown and hardly used. But there are good reasons why you should not use the LOOKUP formula. Let’s start with the basics about the formula and then talk about why you should avoid it.

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Dictionary for Excel Formulas

Microsoft Excel supports many languages. In total, you can use Excel in 107 different languages. Many of these languages also use local formula names. For example, VLOOKUP is called SVERWEIS in German, BUSCARV in Spanish or DÜŞEYARA in Turkish. Fortunately, you don’t need to remember different formula names because Excel automatically translates the formulas to your language. However, in some cases you need to know the local formula term. Please refer to our comprehensive dictionary below.

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LEN Formula: Get the Number of Characters in Excel

You need to know how many characters does the cell contain?

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SUBTOTAL in Excel: Everything You Should Know

SUBTOTAL is one of those formulas in Excel, which is very powerful but not well known. The reason is, that you can achieve all its operations by other formulas as well. But in many cases, SUBTOTAL would be the better choice. Read here how to use it and why SUBTOTAL is very useful.

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Weekday Name in Excel: Paste This Easy Formula into Excel Cell

You want to know the weekday of a certain date? Excel provides the WEEKDAY formula. The WEEKDAY formula returns the day of the week as a number, for example 1 for Sunday, 2 for Monday and so on. You can modify, which weekday starts with one.

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3D Lookups in Excel: 6 Methods (+Download)

The king of lookups in Excel: The 3 way- or 3D lookup. Imagine this scenario: You got several Excel tables, each has rows and columns. Depending on your input values, you want to get the data from a specific cell from the right table, row and column. Such lookups are called 3D lookups or 3 way lookups. In this article we explore 6 methods of how to conduct 3D lookups in Excel.

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COUNTIFS in Excel: Everything You Need to Know

The COUNTIFS function works similar like the SUMIFS function. But instead of adding up the values, it counts how many items with one or more criteria are in your table.

2D Lookups in Excel: 4 Easy Methods for 2 Way Lookups + Excel Download

There are many cases in which you need a 2 dimensional lookup. That means, if you want to get a value from a specific row-column combination with neither rows or columns fixed. Unfortunately, the problem of a two way lookup comes up quite often. In this article we explore 4 methods of how to conduct 2D lookups in Excel.

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HLOOKUP in Excel: Everything you need to know

You’ve probably heard of VLOOKUP which is a very popular and powerful formula in Excel. Far less known is the little brother: HLOOKUP. It basically works the same way as VLOOKUP with one difference: Instead of looking up values vertically, HLOOKUP works horizontally. In this article, you learn how to use HLOOKUP, what to keep in mind, possible error messages and some more advices about HLOOKUP.  […]

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VLOOKUP in Excel: All You Need to Know About the Powerful Formula

One of the most popular formulas in Excel is the VLOOKUP. VLOOKUP is not as easy to use as a SUM or COUNT. In this article, you learn how to use VLOOKUP, what to keep in mind, possible error messages and some more advices about VLOOKUP.  […]