How to vlookup matching value from bottom to top in Excel?
Normally, the Vlookup function can help you to find the data from top to bottom to get the first matching value from the list. But, sometimes, you need to vlookup from bottom to top to extract the last corresponding value. Do you have any good ideas to deal with this task in Excel?
To vlookup matching value from bottom to top, the following LOOKUP formula can help you, please do as follows:
Please enter the below formula into a blank cell where you want to get the result:
Then drag the fill handle down to the cells that you want to get the results, the last corresponding values will be returned at once, see screenshot:
Note: In the above formula: A2:A17 indicates the column that you are looking for, D2 is the criteria which you want to return its relative data and B2:B17 is the list that contains the value you want to return.
If you have Kutools for Excel, with its LOOKUP from Bottom to Top feature, you can also solve this task without remembering any formula.
After installing Kutools for Excel, please do as this:
1. Click Kutools > Super LOOKUP > LOOKUP from Bottom to Top, see screenshot:
2. In the LOOKUP from Bottom to Top dialog box, 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, all the last matching values will be returned at once, see screenshot:
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