Vlookup a cell with a formula
Hello everyone,
I am trying to use a normal Vlookup function in smartsheet. The search_value (number) and also the value that is supposed to be looked up in the look_up table (same number) are also pulled with other formulas. If I hardcode the numbers instead of suing a formula, then the Vlookup works. Does this mean that in smartsheet you can´t vlookup a search_value that is also pulled from a fomrula?
Many thanks for your help!
Dennis
Answers

Seems like you are looking up a number (163) but the result of your formula: =LEFT(Predecessors@row, FIND(" ",Predecessors@row)3) is a text.
Try wrapping your formula in a VALUE function:
=VALUE(LEFT(Predecessors@row, FIND(" ",Predecessors@row)3))

Hi Leibel,
thanks for your quick reply :) I added "VALUE" to the function and now the #NO MATCH changed to #CIRCULAR REFERENCE.
Any clue on what to change now?

Where did you put this value formula and where is the error?

Hi Leibel,
my mistake was within the vlookup function. I had selcted the wrong table array and created a circular reference.
It works now! Thanks for the hint with "VALUE". It did the trick :)
Cheers,
Dennis
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