excel vlookup

Posted on 2012-08-28
Last Modified: 2012-08-28
I have a question the VLOOKUP formula


If I enter this formula into a cell and then use autofill to drag the formula down to the following cells, the values increase by 1 each time. Is there a way of stopping the value of F increasing  by 1 each time. I don't see the need for this  unless it is the way the formula needs to work.
Question by:doctorbill
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    Or more likely:


    if you want the C reference to track down, but the lookup area to be fixed.

    You might also want to fix the column ref on the C ref:



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    You can anchor the range by putting a $ in front of the row number.


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    Thanks to all

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