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How to return a value if a given value exists in a certain range in Excel?

As the left screenshot shown, if a given number 5 is in a certain number range, how to return the value in the adjacent cell. The formula method in this article can help you achieve it.

Return a value if a given value exists in a certain range by using a formula


Return a value if a given value exists in a certain range by using a formula

Please apply the following formula to return a value if a given value exists in a certain range in Excel.

1. Select a blank cell, enter formula =VLOOKUP(E2,A2:C8,3, TRUE) into the Formula Bar and then press the Enter key. See screenshot:

You can see the given number 5 is in the number range 4-6, then the corresponding value Addin 012 in the adjacent cell is populated into the selected cell immediately as above screenshot showed.

Note: In the formula, E2 is the cell contains the given number, A2:C8 contains the number range and the value you will return based on the given number, and number 3 means that the value you will return locates in the third column of range A2:C8. Please change them based on your need.


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Doesn't work. if only it was that simple, wouldn't need to be googling for this
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It does. Try it out before rudely complaining, simple as that.
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It obviously does. Instead of whining and trying to be a smartass about it, you could have at least tried it out.
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awesome, thanks!
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The value works on the first cell. How do you do it for the entire column cell?
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You will need to use $ for the lookup cells values
So if you have a column of values you want to look up you would modify the formula as follows:
=VLOOKUP(E2,$A$2:$C$8,3, TRUE)

E2 would change as you fill down but the table you are looking up from will remain constant
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Can you do a lookup searching a range of 3digit zips (i.e. 010-013 or 280-283,286,297) and pull in the city / state from your zip code list. The zip code list is all 3 digit zips in US broken out individually. The zips are listed multiple times because there are several city / state combinations. (i.e. 010 Ludlow MA; 010 Plamer MA etc).
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Yo quiero devolver 1, si se encuentra en un rango de numeros determinados, ej. el rango es de 4 a 10, y en la celda tengo 5, devolver 1, pero si tengo 2 o 15, devolver 0.
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Hi Daili,
If you just want to check if a number exists in a given range and return a specified value, you can combine IF with AND functions to get it done.
Suppose the number 4 is in cell A9, the number 10 is in cell B9, the number you want to determine if it exists between 4 and 10 is locateed in D9, you can apply the following formula to get the correct result.
=IF(AND(D9>A9,D9<B9),1,0)
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Bonjour je cherche à vérifier si une de mes valeurs correspond à une plage de données, le problème est que je n'ai pas qu'une valeur à vérifier mais une longue liste. J'aimerais que si une des 3 valeurs suivantes que je tape dans une case (exemple "panneau";"Strat";"chants") correspondent à une plage de données, elles 's'affichent en rouge par exemple. Sauriez vous me renseigner ? Merci.
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This seems to also work with text. I got this to work with exact value rather than a range by using the "Value" column as part of the range in the formula.

My question is, are you forced to use 2 columns or is it possible to only use 1 and the value column?

I created a master sheet to call from but this is how I setup the formla

=VLOOKUP(I2,'Master Sheet'!$A$2:$B$53,2,TRUE)

Column "I" text (Number column in the example), I was forced to have a range so column "B" is both the Range and Value.

Is this best practice or would I run into unexpected issues down the road if more line items are added to this list?
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Hi Andrew,
You may need to upload a screenshot of your data. Sorry for the inconvenience.
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Prezados,
Bom dia!

É possível determinar algum parâmetro dentro do Range.

Quero fazer o PROCV trazer de um intervalo, porém ele acaba retornando valores de CEPs que não existem, mas que estão muito próximos...

Exemplo:

Na tabela existe a faixa de CEP 68795000 A 68796999 que é do estado do Pará
Ao utilizar as formula sugeridas, resulta como "verdadeiro" para a faixa de CEP 69301000 A 69390971 que é do estado de Roraima, devido a proximidade da numeração.
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Hi Nilton Vanini,
I don't quite understand your question. Do you mind uploading a screenshot of your data? Sorry for the inconvenience.
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