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101 Excel 2013 Tips, Tricks and Timesavers

By : John Walkenbach
Book Image

101 Excel 2013 Tips, Tricks and Timesavers

By: John Walkenbach

Overview of this book

Excel is a popular program. Millions of people throughout the world use it on a regular basis. But it’s a safe bet that the vast majority of users have yet to discover some of the amazing things this product can do. 101 Excel 2013 Tips, Tricks, & Timesavers?is packed with information that you need to know in order to confidently and seamlessly master the challenges that come with using Excel! Excel 2013 is excellent, but there's lots to learn to truly excel at Excel! In this latest addition to his popular Mr. Spreadsheet's Bookshelf series, John Walkenbach, aka "Mr. Spreadsheet," shares new and exciting ways to accomplish and master all of your spreadsheet tasks. From taming the Ribbon bar to testing and tables, creating custom functions, and overcoming "impossible" charts, mixing nesting limits, and more,?101 Excel 2013 Tips, Tricks, & Timesavers?will save you time and help you avoid common spreadsheet stumbling blocks.
Table of Contents (10 chapters)
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Cover
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Table of Contents
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Title Page
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Introduction

Tip 35: Performing a Two-Way Lookup

A two-way lookup identifies the value at the intersection of a column and a row. This tip describes two methods to perform a two-way lookup.

Using a formula

Figure 35-1 shows a worksheet with a range that displays product sales by month. To retrieve sales for a particular month and product, the user enters a month in cell B1 and a product name in cell B2.

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Figure 35-1: This table demonstrates a two-way lookup.

To simplify the process, the worksheet uses the named ranges shown in the following minitable.

...

Name

Refers To

Month

B1

Product

B2

Table

D1:H14

MonthList

D1:D14

ProductList