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How to vlookup and return whole / entire row of a matched value in Excel?

Normally, you can vlookup and return a matching value from a range of data by using the Vlookup function, but, have you ever tried to find and return the whole row of data based on specific criteria as following screenshot shown.

Vlookup and return whole / entire row data of a matched value with formula

Vlookup and return whole / entire row data of a matched value with array formula


Vlookup and return whole / entire row data of a matched value with formula

To get the whole row data of a matched value, please apply the following formula:

Enter this formula: =VLOOKUP($F$2,$A$1:$D$12,COLUMN(A1),FALSE) into a blank cell where you want to get the result, for instance, H1, and then drag the formula to right ( from H2 to K2), and you will get the whole row data you want. See screenshot:

Note: In the above formula, F2 is the lookup value you want to return the whole row based on, A1:D12 is the data range you want to use, A1 indicates the first column number within your data range.


Vlookup and return whole / entire row data of a matched value with array formula

Except for the above formula, here is another array formula also can help you.

1. Please select the cells where you want to output the whole row result, then enter this array formula: =VLOOKUP(F2,$A$2:$D$12,{1,2,3,4},FALSE) into the formula bar, see screenshot:

2. And then press Ctrl + Shift + Enter keys together, you will get the whole row of the matched value, see screenshot:

Note: In the above formula, F2 is the lookup value you want to return the whole row based on, A2:D12 is the data range you want to use, 1,2,3,4 is the column number that you want to return its corresponding value.


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