All the basic information regarding MATCH function is listed in the table below. (This data is regularly updated from Microsoft and several resources)
|Function Category:||Lookup and reference|
|Description:||Looks up values in a reference or array|
|Return Value:||A number representing a position in lookup_array.|
|Syntax:||=MATCH (lookup_value, lookup_array, [match_type])|
|Applies to:||Excel 2016, Excel 2013, Excel 2011 for Mac, Excel 2010, Excel 2007, Excel 2003, Excel XP, Excel 2000|
|Other languages:||English: MATCH
|Portuguese (Brazil): CORRESP
Portuguese (Portugal): CORRESP
All Other Languages: MATCH
|Related Functions:||INDEX, VLOOKUP|
Syntax details with an example regarding the correct usage of function can be seen below.
=MATCH (lookup_value, lookup_array, [match_type])
|lookup_value||The value to match in lookup_array.|
|lookup_array||A range of cells or an array reference.|
|match_type [optional]||How to match, specified as -1, 0, or 1. Default is 1.|
Check the video below to see How to use Excel MATCH function with some examples:
LINKS AND RESOURCES
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Microsoft Office support page – Excel MATCH function:
INDEX & MATCH functions in Excel – a better alternative to VLOOKUP:
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