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Attached is a vlookup failing,

can anyone see why?

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Vlookup.xlsx
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Question by:Seamus2626
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Because there is no match found in column C for any of your values in column B
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There are no matches.

So nothing to return.
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Seamus2626,

The values you're looking up don't exist in column C! If you copy B2 to C2 the lookup works.

Regards,
Brian.
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You can use =IFERROR(VLOOKUP(B2,C:D,2,0),"No Match Found") in A2 and below if you want to show "No Match Found" when Vlookup is not able to find any matching value

Replace "No Match Found" with "" if you want blank when vlookup fails
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Hi,

None of the values you have in column B are not in column C. Vlookup tries to find exact match. Note that you also have some trailing space in column C.
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Is there a relationship between SecurityId and Id?
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Obviously Vlookup dies not know to work only with one column where this column represents looking value and source value)
If you add one more column (copy SecurityId to another column) if seems it is working as you expect - see attached excel file
Copy-of-Vlookup.xlsx
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All sorted!

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