Question: What is VLOOKUP command in Excel?

VLOOKUP stands for Vertical Lookup. It is a function that makes Excel search for a certain value in a column (the so called table array), in order to return a value from a different column in the same row.

How does VLOOKUP works in Excel?

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.

What is the formula for Excel?

In Excel, a formula is an expression that operates on values in a range of cells or a cell. For example, =A1+A2+A3, which finds the sum of the range of values from cell A1 to cell A3.

Why do we use pivot tables?

A Pivot Table is used to summarise, sort, reorganise, group, count, total or average data stored in a table. It allows us to transform columns into rows and rows into columns. It allows grouping by any field (column), and using advanced calculations on them.

What is the shortcut for PivotTable in Excel?

Select the data set and press Alt > N > V (this is a sequential shortcut so press Alt then N then V). A dialog box will appear with options to create a pivot table.

What is required for a Pivot Table?

Necessary conditions Each column of the Pivot Table must have a title. The title should be written in a single row. In a column, all the items should be of the same data type (numbers, dates or strings). The data table should not contain any merged cells.

What are the shortcut keys for Excel?

Microsoft Excel Shortcut KeysShortcutMenuShift+F11Shift F11Insert WorksheetShift+F12Shift F12File SaveCtrl+F3Ctrl F3Insert Names DefineCtrl+F4Ctrl F4File Close94 more rows

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