How to use wildcards "*" in a formulate like vlookup
I am looking for a formula like vlookup that can use wildcards to search text within a cell.
Excel example
=VLOOKUP(D1&"*",A1:B9,2,FALSE)
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I was able to figure it out. But will take suggestions if they are out there.
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Hi @gveilleux
You can use the CONTAINS function to check within a column to see if any cell contains a partial bit of text.
However instead of a VLOOKUP I would maybe suggest a JOIN(COLLECT, in case you have more than one match.
E.g:
=JOIN(COLLECT({Column to Return}, {Column with Criteria}, CONTAINS("Text", @cell)), ",")
Resources that may be useful: JOIN Function / COLLECT Function / CONTAINS Function / Create Efficient Formulas with @cell and @row / Crosssheet formulas
Cheers,
Genevieve
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I was able to figure it out. But will take suggestions if they are out there.
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