VLookup Help


I am attempting to create a sheet that will pull in certain criteria for projects but can't seem to get my formula correct....keep getting a NO MATCH

Formula in the Stage column is: =VLOOKUP("Project Code Name", {West}, 4, false)

{West} is the other sheet I am trying to pull from....I highlighted most of the data on that sheet so not sure why there is no match.

Any help/insight would be appreciated....Thanks


  • Zachary Hall
    Zachary Hall ✭✭✭✭✭✭

    Hi Deb,

    It looks like your syntax isn't quite right for the VLOOKUP. Try:

    • =VLOOKUP([Project Name]@row,{West},4, false)

    You might want to consider an INDEX/MATCH if you are worried about the ability to look to columns to the left of where the Project Name falls. That would look something like:

    • =INDEX({Stage}, MATCH([Project Name]@row, {West}, 0))

    Hope this helps!


    Zach Hall

    Training Delivery Manager / Charter Communications

  • Deb White
    Deb White ✭✭✭✭

    Zach - unfortunately this did not work; I feel the issue is with the lookup table - I have attempted to pull in the entire sheet. This is my first attempt at using VLOOKUP formula

  • Andrée Starå
    Andrée Starå ✭✭✭✭✭✭

    Hi @Deb White

    I hope you're well and safe!

    Can you share some more screenshots of the lookup table? (Delete/replace any confidential/sensitive information before sharing) That would make it easier to help.

    I hope that helps!

    Be safe, and have a fantastic week!


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  • Deb White
    Deb White ✭✭✭✭

    Andree, Its a pretty robust pipeline sheet but here's a screen shot of the first few columns

    Thank you for taking a look.

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