# VLOOKUP Formula

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Hi Smartsheet community!

This may seem like a simple question but I cannot figure out this formula for the life of me.

I am trying to do a basic VLOOKUP formula. On sheet #1 I will have a column that lists employee alias's and a column that will VLOOOKUP that same alias's level from sheet #2.

On sheet #2 it will be a list of alias's and their matching level.

Sheet #1: (raw data no formula)

Sheet #2: (VLOOKUP Sheet)

I am needing the VLOOKUP formula to pull the level listed on sheet #1 and match it to the alias on sheet #2.

I keep getting error messages back and I cannot figure out what I am doing wrong.

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I hope you're well and safe!

Can you paste the formula you're working with here?

I hope that helps!

Be safe and have a fantastic week!

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Hi @BCK Team

Hope you are fine, please check the following formula

=VLOOKUP(Alias@row, {Sheet#1 Level}, 2)

i suppose the column number in the searching table in sheet#1 for levell is 2

bassam.khalil2009@gmail.com

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I hope you are well, safe and happy too!

I re-read my initial post and realized I explained my situation backwards. My apologies.

This is what I am needing.

Sheet #1 will contain a list of an employee alias's, sometimes the alias will be listed multiple times. In the column "Level (Formula)" on sheet #1, I am needing the VLOOKUP formula to pull the level that matches this alias from Sheet #2.

Sheet #1:

Sheet #2 will hold a list of all employee alias's and their matching level. This is where the formula (in sheet #1) will be pulling from.

Sheet #2:

I have tried a variation of formulas:

=VLOOKUP(Alias@row, {Sheet #2 Range 1} + {Sheet #2 range 2}, 2)

=VLOOKUP(Alias@row, {Sheet #2 Range 1}:{Sheet #2 range 2}, 2)

I am not sure how to fix my formula.

Thanks again for the help :)

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