How to vlookup between two dates and return corresponding value in Excel?
Supposing you have a report of some projects schedule, now, you want to get the specific project of a given time which is between two given dates of the schedule. Take the following screenshot data for example, I would like to look up the given date 12/1/2019, if this date falls between the start dates and end dates within the report, then return its corresponding project name. This article, I will introduce the LOOKUP function to deal with this problem.
To get the relative value on which date falls between two dates, the below Lookup formula may help you. Please do as this:
1. Enter the below formula into a blank cell where you want to place the result:
Note: In the above formua:
- B2:B8 is the range of start dates and C2:C8 is the end date range in your table;
- the E2 is the given date which you want to get its corresponding value.
2. And then, drag the fill handle down to the cells to get the result you need. See screenshot:
- If the date doesn’t exist, you will get an error value after typing this formula.
- Here is another simple formula that also helps you:=LOOKUP(E2,$B$2:$C$8,$A$2:$A$8).
If you don't want to remeber these painful formulas, Kutools for Excel's LOOKUP between Two Values feature can help you to solve this job as quickly as you need.
After installing Kutools for Excel, please do as this:
1. Click Kutools > Super Lookup > LOOKUP between Two Values, see screenshot:
2. In the LOOKUP between Two Values dialog box, please do the following operations:
- Select the lookup value cells and output cells from the Lookup values and Output Range section;
- Then, specify the corresponding items from the Data range section.
3. Then, click OK button, the matching records based on the given dates have been extracted as following screenshot shown:
Note: If you want to replace the error value when the date doesn’t exist with other specific text, please check Replace #N/A error value with a specified value option.
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