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 How to vlookup matching value from another google sheet?

Supposing, you have following two google sheet files, now, you need to vlookup the matching value in one file from another one, do you have any good solutions to finish it?

Vlookup matching value from another google sheet with formula


Vlookup matching value from another google sheet with formula


The following formula can help you to extract the matching values based on one key column, please do as this:

1. Enter this formula: =IFERROR(vlookup(A2,IMPORTRANGE("https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1Plv5B3v3VfPtdWSJ4zFM6DKPY0MhcCxiYS0vYrxORHE/edit#gid=543140280","my data!A2:B12"),2,false),) into a blank cell where you want to vlookup the matching value.

Note: In the above formula:

  • A2 is the cell which you want to vlookup its matching value;
  • https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1Plv5B3v3VfPtdWSJ4zFM6DKPY0MhcCxiYS0vYrxORHE/edit#gid=543140280 is the file address which you want to vlookup from;
  • my data!A2:B12: is the sheet name and cells range you want to search from;
  • 2: indicates the column number that your matched value is returned.

2. Then press Enter key to get the first result, see screenshot:

3. And then select the formula cell and drag the fill handle down to the cells you want to extract the matching value as you need, see screenshot:


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Not working please help.
getting blank cell as result.
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Have you granted access for "importrange" part? If not, you need to put formula "=importrange("link, range") in a blank cell first. Then you will have a pop-up window asking you to grant the access. Now, the full formula should work.
I had exactly the same problem before and found this solution on another website. Hope it works. Good luck.
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This fixed it for me. Thank you so much! I was tinkering for hours.
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Wow, very nice of you to share the solution here... Thanx a lot
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Thank you so much. It worked for me too!
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Had the same problem and this solution worked for me too - super, thanks!!
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Thank you for the fix!
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After putting above formula i am getting value as blank and later "You don't have permissions to access that sheet".
- how do i resolve this?
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Can someone help please. I am getting #N/A as a result. I have even tried to put in the importrange formula in a blank cell but still no luck. I have also tried using the LINK SHARE url instead of the actual URL.


Thanks
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Thanks for this! However, this is only working on about half of my items. I have copied the text exactly as it appears and made sure the format type is the same as well. About half of my data is being found, while the other half is empty (due to the iferror formula). has anyone else found this or have a solution?
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You'll need to protect the range from changing on drag on the importrange.

=IFERROR(vlookup(A2,IMPORTRANGE("https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1Plv5B3v3VfPtdWSJ4zFM6DKPY0MhcCxiYS0vYrxORHE/edit#gid=543140280","my data!$A$2:$B$12"),2,false),)

without that, as you drag down the formula it will automaticallyl adjust the range. The second-row cell will be A3:B13 next A4:B14 removing possible matching values from your range. You don't really need the $ in front of the column but I leave it in to freeze the exact column in case I move it around.
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Update for this answer, in my case the syntax should use semicolon instead of comma for working
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Esto es lo que necesito, pero entre tabs de un mismo documento.
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Hi, I fill in the same formulae, but my value is returned Blank?
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Hi, I tried using the formulae, but my values are returned blank. I do have access to the files as I created two mock sheets to test my formulae.
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Hello everyone,
Can anyone help me how pull date from another sheets using sheet name in cell reference ?

I have day wise data, sheet name are saved as dates from 1st - 31st Ex.01-05-2021

30 days sheets were there so if i want to lookup a value from any sheet am ending formula changing dates! to get values from sheets according to dates


Will that possible? can anyone help me please how to use sheet name in cell reference apply VLOOKUP IMPORTRANGE formula for another sheet


Thanks in advance
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