## How to vlookup to return blank or specific value instead of 0 or N/A in Excel?

Normally, when you apply the vlookup function to return the corresponding value, if your matching cell is blank, it will return 0, and if your matching value is not found, you will get an error #N/A value as below screenshot shown. Instead of displaying the 0 or #N/A value, how can you make it show blank cell or other specific text value?

The matching cell is blank: 0 is displayed |
The matching value is not found: N/A value is displayed |

**Vlookup to return blank or specific value instead of 0 with formulas**

**Vlookup to return blank or specific value instead of N/A with formulas**

**Vlookup to return blank or specific value instead of 0 or N/A with a powerful feature**

** Vlookup to return blank or specific value instead of 0 with formulas**

Please enter this formula into a blank cell you need:

**=IF(LEN(VLOOKUP(D2,A2:B10,2,0))=0,"",VLOOKUP(D2,A2:B10,2,0))**

And then press **Enter** key, you will get a blank cell instead of the 0, see screenshot:

**Notes**:

1. In the above formula, * D2* is the criterion which you want to return its relative value,

*is the data range you use, the number*

**A2:B10***indicates which column that the matched value is returned.*

**2**2. If you want to return a specific text instead of the 0 value, you can apply this formula: **=IF(LEN(VLOOKUP(D2,A2:B10,2,0))=0,"Specific text",VLOOKUP(D2,A2:B10,2,0)).**

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** Vlookup to return blank or specific value instead of N/A with formulas**

To replace the #N/A error with blank cell or other custom value if your searched value is not found, you can use the below formula:

**=IFERROR(VLOOKUP(D2,A2:B10,2,FALSE),"")**

And then, press** Enter** key to get the result you need, see screenshot:

**Notes:**

1. In this formula, * D2* is the criterion which you want to return its relative value,

*s the data range you use, the number*

**A2:B10***indicates which column that the matched value is returned.*

**2**2. If you want to return a specific text instead of the #N/A value, you can apply this formula: **=IFERROR(VLOOKUP(D2,A2:B10,2,FALSE),"Specific text").**

** Vlookup to return blank or specific value instead of 0 or N/A with a powerful feature**

If you have **Kutools for Excel**, with its **Replace 0 or #N/A with Blank or a Specific Value** feature, you can solve this task quickly and easily.

**Tips:**To apply this ** Replace 0 or #N/A with Blank or a Specific Value** feature, firstly, you should download the **Kutools for Excel**, and then apply the feature quickly and easily.

After installing **Kutools for Excel**, please do as this:

**1**. Click **Kutools** > **Super Lookup** > **Replace 0 or #N/A with Blank or a Specific Value**, see screenshot:

**2**. In the **Replace 0 or #N/A with Blank or a Specific Value** dialog box:

- (1.) Specify the lookup value and output range as you need;
- (2.) Choose the returned result as you need, you can select
**Replace 0 or #N/A value with empty**option or**Replace 0 or #N/A value with a specified**option; - (3.) Select the data range and the corresponding key and returned column.

**3**. Then, click **OK** button, the certain value you are specified in step 2 has been displayed instead of the 0 or # N/A error value, see screenshot:

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