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    LOOKUP formula not working

    Hi I have attached a small example sheet it's pretty obvious what I am trying to do and looks to me as though it should be working. However when you see the sheet you will notice that it is giving me the value of the cell in the row beneath the one I am looking for in the formula.

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    Re: LOOKUP formula not working

    Maybe try VLOOKUP?

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    Re: LOOKUP formula not working

    VLOOKUP and LOOKUP work well for sorted data, but may return the wrong value when working with unsorted data. I'd use INDEX/MATCH instead:

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    Re: LOOKUP formula not working

    vlookup works perfectly well with unsorted data
    VLOOKUP("10-01",A1:F4,6,FALSE)
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