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How To Use Excel HLOOKUP Function

How to use Excel HLOOKUP function

SUMMARY INFO

All the basic information regarding Excel HLOOKUP function is listed in the table below. (This data is regularly updated from Microsoft and several resources)

Function: HLOOKUP
Function Category: Lookup and reference
Description: Looks in the top row of an array and returns the value of the indicated cell
Return Value: The matched value from a table.
Syntax: =HLOOKUP (value, table, row_index, [range_lookup])
Applies to: Excel 2016, Excel 2013, Excel 2011 for Mac, Excel 2010, Excel 2007, Excel 2003, Excel XP, Excel 2000
Other languages: English: HLOOKUP
French: RECHERCHEH
German: WVERWEIS
Spanish: BUSCARH
Dutch: HORIZ.ZOEKEN
Italian: CERCA.ORIZZ
Russian:  ГПР
Danish: VOPSLAG
Swedish: LETAKOLUMN
Portuguese (Brazil): PROCH
Polish: WYSZUKAJ.POZIOMO
Finnish: VHAKU
Norwegian: FINN.KOLONNE
Portuguese (Portugal): PROCH
Czech: VVYHLEDAT
Hungarian: VKERES
Turkish:  YATAYARA
All Other Languages: HLOOKUP
Related Functions: VLOOKUP

 

FUNCTION DETAILS

Syntax details with an example regarding the correct usage of function can be seen below.

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=HLOOKUP (value, table,  row_index[range_lookup])

value  The value to look up.
table  The table from which to retrieve data.
row_index
The row number from which to retrieve data.
range_lookup [optional] A boolean to indicate exact match or approximate match. Default = TRUE = approximate match.

 

VIDEO EXAMPLES

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LINKS AND RESOURCES

Here we provide a list of useful links which we think can be useful while trying to learn the function usage with some examples and tips.

Microsoft Office support page – Excel HLOOKUP function:
https://support.office.com/en-us/article/HLOOKUP-function-a3034eec-b719-4ba3-bb65-e1ad662ed95f

 

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