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How to VLOOKUP and return multiple corresponding values horizontally in Excel?

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In default, VLOOKUP function can return multiple corresponding values in the vertical level in Excel, in some cases, you may want to return multiple values in horizontal level as below screenshot shown. Here I will tell you a formula can solve this task.
VLOOKUP and return multiple values horizontally

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For example, you have a range of data as below screenshot shown, and you want to VLOOKUP the prices of Apple.
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1. Select a cell and type this formula =INDEX($B$2:$B$9, SMALL(IF($A$11=$A$2:$A$9, ROW($A$2:$A$9)-ROW($A$2)+1), COLUMN(A1))) into to it, and then press Shift + Ctrl + Enter and drag the autofill handle to right to apply this formula until #NUM! appears. See screenshot:
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2. Then delete the #NUM!. See screenshot:
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Tip: In the above formula, B2:B9 is the column range which you want to return the values in, A2:A9 is the column range that the lookup value is in, A11 is the lookup value, A1 is the first cell of your data range, A2 is the first cell of the column range that you lookup value is in.

If you want to return multiple values vertically, you can read this article How to lookup value return multiple corresponding values in Excel?


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This article says this uses VLOOKUP, but it uses INDEX... which does not help me. I need a solution for multiple values using VLOOKUP or XLOOKUP in tables.
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you can use TEXTSPLIT function followed by TEXTJOIN FUNCTION in excel 365
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For anyone experiencing issues in a big data range, ensure you dont have any cells existent with "#N/A" or it will break it. Simple error but can be overlooked.
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Hello, I want to use keyword instead of specific text or value here for multiple return values, can you please share code formula for same.
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Hello - This formula worked perfectly - thank you! However, I want to apply it to a long list of lookup values. When I copy and paste the formula it obviously returns the same results as the first lookup value so I removed the $'s from $A$11, but that changes the result to something incorrect. How can I quickly apply this same formula for a long list of lookup values?

Thank you!

M
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Bonjour,

J'ai retransposé mon problème exactement dans les mêmes positions de colonne que l'exemple et j’obtiens le message #VALEUR! dès la première case.

Mon excel fonctionne en francais, j'ai tout retranscrit en francais, passé ";"au lieu de ",", appuyé sur CTRL+MAJ+Entrée... des idées sur l'origine du problème?

Fanny
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what you want to put the price in order of highest qty from column c?
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i have to find vertical value first, in vertical value there are more horizontal value and i have choose grater value which i have. which function or formula can help
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Hi. I have three google spreadsheet. First sheet is named "Summary. It is a table containing the name of our employee and number of evaluation in a week from 1-7. The next sheet is named "Chat Score"and third sheet is named √čmail Score". What I want to to do is when we input a evaluation score to one of our employee it will be automatically recorded on the "Summary sheet" as evaluation 1 or 2 and so on and so forth. In short I want to get multiple return value in a single seach key across multiple sheet. I hope you can help. https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1lt-e4MxddUKg5xDt_0YchBiEgGe4mFKB-dHENwwtA6Y/edit?usp=sharing

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1lt-e4MxddUKg5xDt_0YchBiEgGe4mFKB-dHENwwtA6Y/edit?usp=sharing
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Although I'm looking up my values in another worksheet (I don't think this should cause a problem?), I only seem to have success dragging to the right if I go in and change the +1 to '0' for the 1st instance of the lookup ID, '1' for the 2nd instance and so on. I know how many instances of the lookup ID I have so I can workaround. What do I need to change to allow me to successfully drag the fx across horizontally without needing to edit (i.e getting the #NUM to appear once there are no more lookup values to return).
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Sorry, I have not found any solutions about your problems. If you have found that, could you tell me? Thank u.
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Change Column to Row at the end of the formula

"=INDEX($B$1:$B$206, SMALL(IF($A$209=$A$1:$A$206, ROW($A$1:$A$206)-ROW($A$1)+1), ROW(A1)))"
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How to List all values(like list of groceries bought) caused by a specific value (by a person X) using VLOOK_UP and other possible formulas
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You mean that to list all grocerise a person need to buy, right? If so, you can refer to the formula in this article, and change the arguments as you need as below screenshot shown.
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