# Vlookup (search All Of Column A For The Highest Number In The Range)

Sep 4, 2009
I WANT it to search all of column A for the highest number in the range (which will change daily to a new high number above the highest currently), and return the value in column 4 (column D) that corresponds to that value from column A. This is what I have, but it is not working, it is giving me the number (1) in Cell A800 (which is the lowest valued number in my range. The numbers range in value from 1 to 762 with none repeating (they are sequential). The formula I have is :

=+VLOOKUP(MAX(A76:A2000),A76:I2000,4)

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Jul 28, 2014

need to understand the easiest way of highlighting the highest and lowest number in a range of cells several times in the same column.

As I said the cell range will be in the same column. So highlight the highest number green and lowest number red in cells a3 to a9 and then repeat the same process again in cells a11 to a17 and so on.the cell references are an example.

So I have several separate sets of numbers in the same column.

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Mar 10, 2013

I need to locate the highest number in column b then in column c minus the users score from the highest so they can see how much they are behind the highest score. eg.

A B C D

fred 150 highest

dawn 125 25 points needed

mark 100 50 points needed

kevin 80 70 points needed

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Dec 20, 2013

I am looking to have the items in column K 1 through 16 listed from highest to lowest and at the same time post the corresponding number from column J 1 through 16.

So that it reads as follows:

04 - 18 - 06

02 - 17 - 06

08 - 10 - 03

Item 04 has 18 points and is listed in 6 columns etc.

How can I get Excel to do this?

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Nov 2, 2011

I have a column that is filled with different names. Some names appear more than once. There is one name in fact that appears four times.

I am looking for a formula, or VBA if that's necessary, that will look through the range Y2:Y50, and return a value of 4, because the person that has the most duplicates, her name appears 4 times.

If everyone's name appeared only once, except for a person whose name was in that range twice, then the formula would return a 2.

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Apr 1, 2009

I have a range of 30 cells in a row. From that row there are groups of cells that have data that might be 1-7 cells populated in a row and in between these groups are blank cells in the row. I need to see what is the highest number of cells in a continuous row that contain data, what the mode is for continuous cell counts, and what is the average value for the data from the continuous cells. The average is a nice to have but not entirely necessary as most cell data will be fairly similar and I can get a close enough average just by knowing the average number of cells that contain data in a row. I have to do this calculation for about 1000 rows of individual data so its important a formula fit in one row.

Almost need a count function to count starting with each cell and then stopping at the first no no value it finds. Then it would show those counts and I could run a formula to pick the highest count and also show the mode of counts.

I will let the experts at it!, my weak mind could not think this one through. I thought something to do with MATCH for a while but no go from what I could do.

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Mar 4, 2010

what i am trying to do is use concatenate in a vlookup to search for a resource number and date, then return another column in the array.

the formula looks like:

=VLOOKUP(CONCATENATE(D7,$H$6),Roster_Allocation,7,FALSE)

but only results in NA.

if i search for the resource number only, i get the correct result.

also, the res# and date are concatenated in the table array. could this be related to the way excel is storing the dates (40241?) even though both concatenated fields look the same?

i have also tried adding a new coumn which has the res# and dates concatenated as the lookup value but still all NA.

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Apr 3, 2008

1. can i limit vlookup on sheet2 to search only a certain range of cells on a sheet1.

example, I want vlookup to look in sheet1, colum A - Y but only look between rows 1 and 100

2. If 1 can be done, and i happen to add a row in worksheet1 (making it 101 rows vice 100) will the vlookup code on sheet2 include that 101st row or do i have to redo the range manualy.

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Sep 24, 2006

I need a cell formula that will (a) identify the highest N values in an above specified column range, (b) color the interior of those N cells (I suspect that this is not possible), and most importantly (c) return the average value of N corresponding cells, where the corresponding cells are located on the same rows as the identified N high value cells but in a specified column to the left (not necessarily adjacent)

Does anybody know what this formula would look like?

Example:

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...| A | B | C | D | E | F |

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1 |....| * |.........| 7 |...

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2 |....................| 2 |...

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3 |....| * |.........| 6 |...

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4 |....................| 1 |...

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5 |....| * |.........| 5 |...

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6 |....................| ? |...

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? = average of B1,B3,B5 where (N = 3) and (specified column to the left = B)

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Sep 27, 2012

use the VLOOKUP function when the column I need to search is not column A?

I have a Workbook with two worksheets in it and in Sheet 1 I have 10 columns of various text and numbers. In cell A1 of sheet 2 I will fill with a certain code that appears in column E in Sheet 1. The result I would be looking for should come from Column A in Sheet 1. I thought that the following would work copied into B1 of Sheet 2 but it doesn't appear to - =VLOOKUP($A1,'Sheet 1'!E$1:$E$481,1,FALSE).

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Jan 22, 2014

I need to lookup to search a range on a different sheet and return the appropriate corresponding cell.

Basically its if a1 is found in the other sheets range a1:a100 then return the corresponding Bcolumn value from the different sheet.

Formula

=VLOOKUP(A2,'All Users'!A$2:A$100,'All Users'!B!2:B!100)

Example of 'All Users' Sheet

A B

STAFFIDSTAFFNAME

24177John

10487Paul

20031George

84087Ringo

85772Pete

24485Stuart

3829George

51836Yoko

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Oct 7, 2008

I'm looking for a formula to search for a value in the SECOND (instead of first) column of a table array and return a value in the same row from FIRST (instead of the same or another) column in the table array. Formula would be searching for the unique production order number in the column B and return production line id from the column A.

A1 production line_id

B1 poduction_order_number

A2 L1

A3 L2

A4 L1

B2 505212

B3 504234

B4 505663

I was trying vlookup(504234;B2:A4;2;0) to make formula go search from right columns to the left but then excel is switching the search table to A2:B4 and gives #N/D!

One remark-there is no possibility to switch these 2 columns to simplify. I have to leave them as they are.

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Mar 29, 2012

I want to search for contents of A1 in range of A1:B3 and if it is in the range return Y or N if not there.

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Sep 3, 2008

how to find text from a row in column, where is a lot of text and return row number, of located text?

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May 22, 2014

I have this horizontal list of dates.

4/1/2014 5/1/2014 6/1/2014

A C E

B D F

I am trying to search for a certain date and get its row and column number. I am having trouble finding the dates due to its date formats.

4/1/14 4/01/2014 etc

I am using this code to search Set Foundcell = Range("1:1").Find(What:=(Sheets("Data").Range("AF1").Value)).row

When debugging the value of the Foundcell I am getting NOTHING as a result even if the the value at AF1 is 4/1/14

However if I find using the .Find(What:="4/1/2014").row i am getting the row number

I also tried application.match function. foundcell= Application.Match(Sheets("Data entry").Range("AF1").Value, Sheets("Data entry").Range("1:1"), 0) result is NOTHING

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Sep 25, 2013

how to search a defined range (using namned range and offset to last non empty row) and register row number for the first occurance of each ID using VBA. I made an example file where I need to search column A (search range using namned range "ID" and offset to last non empty row) and register rownumber for the first occurance of each ID in Column C.

example.xlsm

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Nov 8, 2009

using vlookup I am trying o find the highest value>>>>

e.g

Column A Column B

111036 01/05/09

111036 08/08/09

111036 09/10/09 <<<<

Is vlookup the correct way to go,,, if not could someone point me in the correct direction

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Oct 24, 2008

If a column contains it contains apple and ipod then display manufacturer as Apple Corp in c2. How can i do this?

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May 15, 2014

Is there a way to put a formula within a Vlookup formula that will act as the column number? For example I have this simple Vlookup formula: VLOOKUP($B4,'TAB'!$A:$N,8) and 8 references the year 2014. Well if I update the numbers on the separate tab and the year 2014 changes to a different column, I want the formula to automatically change to that.

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Jul 21, 2007

I am building a Workbook which takes data from SheetA and inserts it into SheetB.

Part of the data is only entered when a positive value exists.

I then do an export from SheetB.

The problem is that I need to get the column number and pass it to the cell reference based on the field name in row 1.

Dim sFindstring As String

Dim rFindcell As range

Dim iR As Integer

Dim iC As Integer

sFindString = " Find this string in the cell"

'Using cells find the findstring

Set rFindCell = Cells.Find(What:=sFindString, After:=[A1], LookIn:=xlValues, LookAt:=xlPart, SearchOrder:=xlByRows, SearchDirection:=xlPrevious)

'OK so look here

iR = 3

'I am trying to pick up the column number

iC = rFindCell.Column

rFindCell throws an object or with block variable not set error. Is there some property that I need to set.

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Jul 15, 2012

What i have so far is:

-3 Sheets (Sheet1 - Search, Sheet2 - Data, Sheet3 - Result)

-Sheet1 has a userform ready to link up - this opens up when workbook and worksheet is activated.

-Sheet2 has some example data to search - the search is for column 1 (see attachment)

-Sheet3 has a template ready for the data to be pasted to.

I would like the search result is column 1 to copy the data from columns 1 to 7 to sheet3.

I want the template/layout to remain after the pasting of results. (everything protected from editing, if possible).

Once finished (ie go back to sheet1, i want the data from sheet3 to be cleared.)

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Oct 29, 2009

I have the following formula. How can I change it so thst when copy/drag the column number automatically increments by 1

IF(ISNA(VLOOKUP($A2,'Purchase Order Pivot Table'!$5:$500,67,FALSE)),0,VLOOKUP($A2,'Purchase Order Pivot Table'!$5:$500,67,FALSE))

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May 17, 2013

I'm currently working with a largish file of about 300 columns and 40K+ rows.

1. To populate the cells, I have to find a match in column A first.define all of its entries as a range and make Excel's Find dialog box look for matches only within this range?Because right now I have to either constantly select column A before doing the search or move the cursor manually to the top cell before every search to prevent Excel from looking elsewhere... This is turning into a real drag. How to speed things up a bit?

2. After I've found a match in column A, I need to find the right column. All of them have a unique entry in the second row (B2, C2, etc.). The huge problem is there's a c..p load of these columns and identifiers aren't arranged according to any recognizable pattern. So, every time I have to do another search on row 2 to find the column I need. All of this is mind-numbingly, excruciatingly slow.

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May 17, 2013

I'm currently working with a largish file of about 300 columns and 40K+ rows. So two questions:

1. To populate the cells, I have to find a match in column A first.

Is there a way to define all of its entries as a range and make Excel's Find dialog box look for matches only within this range?

Because right now I have to either constantly select column A before doing the search or move the cursor manually to the top cell before every search to prevent Excel from looking elsewhere... This is turning into a real drag.

2. After I've found a match in column A, I need to find the right column. All of them have a unique entry in the second row (B2, C2, etc.). The huge problem is there's a c..p load of these columns and identifiers aren't arranged according to any recognizable pattern. So, every time I have to do another search on row 2 to find the column I need. All of this is mind-numbingly, excruciatingly slow...

Is there a way to make Excel jump to a specific column based on a value in a specific cell (in this case, B2-....MO2). Like maybe creating a form with buttons or checkboxes, so that whenever the right box is checked the focus would move to that column and to the row where the Find dialog just found a match in column A. Only I've never had anything to do with programming, so wouldn't even know where to start with this...

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Aug 1, 2013

I'd like to create a macro that searches a column within a changing, variable range.

For example, I have a roster with a list of teams. Each team is separated by a blank row. In each team, there are a varying number of team members, and one team leader. Column I has the position code, which designates whether the person is the team leader (SL), or just a team member (RD).

What I'd like to do, is search each team for the team leader, then check another column (Col A) just within that team for another value, and if that value is present return the last name of the team leader as well as the name of the member with the value in Col A.

The problem is, I'm not sure how to search a varying range in Col I. Teams can vary in size from 3-11 members (including leader), and the number of teams varies each day. I don't have the option of changing the format or layout of the roster - it's automatically generated by some other program and given to me in a CSV list.

For example, from this sample data of two teams

Testing Program : DKSFS

Scoring Center : Concord

Rater Schedule Date : 07/29/2013

[Code]....

how to define that range in Col I which changes with each new team. My approach is to find a way to search a range (essentially the values between blank cells ) in Col I for the value "SL", then search that same range in Col A for the value "VM". If there's a value of VM within that range (team), then copy Cols A-E, write them to a list, and insert that person's team leader last name at the right.

how to define a dynamic range in Col I? I already have a working macro written which generates that last time, sans team leader name, just trying to figure out how to search that changing range in Col I for each team to find team leader name.

Note, not all teams will have a member flagged with that VM marker in Col A.

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Mar 25, 2008

I want to create a user defined function to search a column of data for a part number.

If it exists I want to have a the UDf returna "fail" otherwise "pass"

Here is the code I was trying to use

Function firstpass(SN As String) As String

ws = Worksheets("Defects")

c = ""

With ws.Range("a1:a9999")

Set c = .Find(SN, LookIn:=xlValues, lookat:=xlWhole)

End With

If Not c Is Nothing Then

firstpass = "Pass"

Else

firstpass = "Fail"

End If

End Function

This function only returns a "#value" and I don't quite know how to troubleshoot it.

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Mar 24, 2003

I would like to do a VLOOKUP (or similar operation) to grab information from a column based on a column name instead of column number.

For example, instead of:

=vlookup(a2,t5:z10,4,FALSE)

I would like the formula to read:

=vlookup(a2,t5:t10,"COLUMN_NAME",FALSE)

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Apr 30, 2007

I'm currently trying to insert the copy range of one worksheet to another. Let's say I have 3 worksheets, one main and two additional info sheet. I want to search column C in main worksheet for blank cell and use column F in the same row as the worksheet name which I want to copy from, then use column E from main worksheet as the keyword for the range I want to copy(range from column E to column Z). But when inserting, I want the keyword in main worksheet such as 'G' in the same row as blank cell to match the 'G' in copied worksheet. Because the 'G' in main worksheet is not in the same column for each row, I try to search the forum but can't find the inserting part. I also attach the example workbook.

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Sep 25, 2008

ColumnA Column B ColumnC (Yes/No)

2121 345766

23423 6456546

4234 6456456

7567 64566456

76756 654645

67567 3344534

76575 34534534

756756 45345

7657 534545

756767 4534534

756756 435345

Hello,

What I am trying to do is

Search the number written at ColumnB in ColumnA and if found write YES to column C

if not write No

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Jun 30, 2014

I need a macro, or a formula that can identify if the words in the Words Column (Column A) is contained in Title Column (Column B). If it is, It displays as "Yes". If not, display as "No".

Case is not sensitive.

Words

Title

Displayed?

Christmas

Coworker has chronic hiccups

Yes

Excel

I Love Excel

Yes

Cartman

I Like Turtles

No

Ninja

Oh Christmas Tree

Yes

Tiger

Case of the Mondays

No

Chronic

Cute Monkeys

No

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Jan 8, 2009

I would like to do a vlookup where the lookup value isn't in the first column of a range/table. Would I use index/match? For example, I have fields for vendor, part # and location in that order. I'd like to pull up location with a formula based on part #.

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Jun 1, 2009

I'm trying to write a code that calculates 2nd column based on 3rd column's number or vice versa based on the condition set on the 1st column. Below, there are two procedures. "SimpleCalc" and "SimpleCalc2". I first wrote SimpleCalc2, but it isn't working, so I worked around the error by writing SimpleCalc, which selects a cell and moves around by offset. I personally find it hard to read and error prone as I develop more logic around it.

I'm trying to develop more function based on this code, so I need to make it neat and flexible. what I'm doing wrong in SimpleCalc2? Or do you have any suggestion to improve the code "SimpleCalc"? I'm using Excel 2003.

Sub SimpleCalc()

Dim SimpleMethodRng, SimpleMethod As String, i As Integer

ActiveWorkbook.Worksheets("Dashboard").Range("P5").Select

SimpleMethodRng = ActiveWorkbook.Worksheets("Dashboard").Range("N5:P12")

For i = 1 To 8

SimpleMethod = SimpleMethodRng(i, 1).........

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May 23, 2014

I want to get highest number from filenames in a folder.

for example below are files in folder

AB-1234-001.plt

AB-1234-002.plt

AB-1234-003.plt

AB-1234-004.plt So I want to get "004"

XY-12345-001.plt

XY-12345-002.plt

XY-12345-003.plt

XY-12345-004.plt

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XY-12345-075.plt

XY-12345-076.plt Here I want to get "076"

file format is same but some times 4 digits in middle (AB-1234-001.plt) and some time 5 digits (XY-12345-001.plt)

My idea is , counting files ignoring suffix (eg 001,002,003) and count howmany are in folder. So code counts based on AB-1234 and return me value how.

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Aug 15, 2007

I'm using this CF to show me the largest number in a range;

=F10=MAX(F$10:F$33)

I now want to also show the second largest number in the same range.

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Jul 22, 2008

I have a few rows in an excel sheet and I want to highlight the highest number(s) in each row.

I've been playing around with conditional formatting, and using the formula:

=$C23=MAX($C$23:$C$55)

in the conditional formatting box and selecting a formatting type, I can automatically highlight the highest number in column C (row 23 to 55). However, this formula only seems to work when I'm selecting columns of data rather than rows. If I want to highlight the highest number in row 23, the formula I'm using is:

=$C23=MAX($C$23:$M$23)

Which I think should highlight the highest number From C23 to M23, but it doesn't - nothing happens.

What am I doing wrong?

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Aug 17, 2008

in cell A1 i have the balance. i would like to record the balance every time it reaches a new high in cell B1. how would this be possible please using excel 2007

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Oct 26, 2006

I have a table of information which is sorted in ascending order. I have created a vlookup to find the highest value as close to 1 as possible.

Say it returns the value 0.95.

i now have another cell which i need to find the second highest value from the column of data.

however i dont know how to do it. because the second vlookup function just returns the 0.95 all the time and not the second highest value..

E.G.

Column A

0.70

0.75

0.81

0.84

0.87

0.90

0.95

So in the cell with the first Vlookup i get the value 0.95 returned.

I need then for the second cell to return the next highest value in this case 0.90.

Then third cell third highest

fourth cell fourth highest value etc.

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Feb 20, 2007

this is a formular that i used to divide

=IF(Z6=TRUE,K6/MID(D6, FIND("1=",D6)+2,LEN(D6)-FIND("1=",D6)-1),K6)

the problem i have is that if i have 14 in cell k6 and 1=10 in d6 the answer i get is 1.40 what i need the formular to do is always round it up to the highest number

ie 2 not 1.4

example 1=10 20 answer 2

1=10 25 answer 3

1=4 11 answer 3

1=4 20 answer 5

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May 31, 2007

I have a dilemma. What I want to do is: If I input a date in a cell I want the adjacent cell to take the next highest number from a list on another worksheet. My example attached

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Oct 5, 2013

I am looking for a formula that will find the lowest 5 number group in column A with a total value from column B under $100 in the below table.

1 $28.75

2 $28.00

3 $27.75

4 $24.75

5 $25.50

6 $25.25

7 $25.25

8 $16.50

9 $24.75

10 $26.50

11 $24.50

12 $27.00

13 $26.50

14 $23.50

15 $23.00

16 $19.25

17 $20.75

18 $25.00

19 $20.50

20 $20.50

21 $17.75

22 $22.50

23 $20.50

24 $19.75

25 $20.00

26 $10.75

27 $11.25

28 $5.25

29 $13.00

30 $9.00

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