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How to use Vlookup in MS Excel in your Wholesale

Discount Database

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What is Vlookup?

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You can use the

VLOOKUP function

You can use the VLOOKUP function www.ThePrecisionMinister.com PrecisionMinister@Gmail.com

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to search the first column

of a range of cells,

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and then return a value from any cell on the same row of the range.

then return a value from any cell on the same row of the range. www.ThePrecisionMinister.com PrecisionMinister@Gmail.com

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The V in VLOOKUP

stands for vertical

The V in VLOOKUP stands for vertical www.ThePrecisionMinister.com PrecisionMinister@Gmail.com

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Use VLOOKUP instead of HLOOKUP

when your comparison values

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are located in a column to the left of the data that you want to find.

in a column to the left of the data that you want to find. www.ThePrecisionMinister.com PrecisionMinister@Gmail.com

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Syntax: VLOOKUP(lookup_value,

table_array, col_index_num,

[range_lookup])

VLOOKUP(lookup_value, table_array, col_index_num, [range_lookup]) www.ThePrecisionMinister.com PrecisionMinister@Gmail.com

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The VLOOKUP function syntax

has the following arguments:

The VLOOKUP function syntax has the following arguments: www.ThePrecisionMinister.com PrecisionMinister@Gmail.com

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Lookup value: The value to search in the first column of the table or range

The value to search in the first column of the table or range www.ThePrecisionMinister.com PrecisionMinister@Gmail.com

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Table array: The range of

cells that contains the data

Table array: The range of cells that contains the data www.ThePrecisionMinister.com PrecisionMinister@Gmail.com

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Col index num: The column number in the table array argument

Col index num: The column number in the table array argument www.ThePrecisionMinister.com PrecisionMinister@Gmail.com

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from which the matching

value must be returned.

from which the matching value must be returned. www.ThePrecisionMinister.com PrecisionMinister@Gmail.com

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Range lookup: A logical value that specifies whether you want VLOOKUP

lookup: A logical value that specifies whether you want VLOOKUP www.ThePrecisionMinister.com PrecisionMinister@Gmail.com

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to find an exact match or

an approximate match

to find an exact match or an approximate match www.ThePrecisionMinister.com PrecisionMinister@Gmail.com

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When searching

number or date values,

When searching number or date values, www.ThePrecisionMinister.com PrecisionMinister@Gmail.com

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ensure that the data in the first column of table_array is not stored as text values.

in the first column of table_array is not stored as text values. www.ThePrecisionMinister.com PrecisionMinister@Gmail.com

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In this case, VLOOKUP might return an incorrect or unexpected value.

this case, VLOOKUP might return an incorrect or unexpected value. www.ThePrecisionMinister.com PrecisionMinister@Gmail.com

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When searching text values in

the first column of table_array,

When searching text values in the first column of table_array, www.ThePrecisionMinister.com PrecisionMinister@Gmail.com

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ensure that the data in the first column of table_array does not contain leading spaces,

the first column of table_array does not contain leading spaces, www.ThePrecisionMinister.com PrecisionMinister@Gmail.com

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trailing spaces, inconsistent use of straight ( ' or " ) and curly ( ‘ or “) quotation marks,

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or nonprinting characters. In these cases, VLOOKUP might return an incorrect or unexpected value.

cases, VLOOKUP might return an incorrect or unexpected value. www.ThePrecisionMinister.com PrecisionMinister@Gmail.com

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Let’s begin!

Let’s begin! www.ThePrecisionMinister.com PrecisionMinister@Gmail.com

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Open your MS Excel

Open your MS Excel www.ThePrecisionMinister.com PrecisionMinister@Gmail.com

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Click on it

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This is MS Excel

This is MS Excel www.ThePrecisionMinister.com PrecisionMinister@Gmail.com

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I will now input my

wholesale data

I will now input my wholesale data www.ThePrecisionMinister.com PrecisionMinister@Gmail.com

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Type Wholesale

discount

Type Wholesale discount www.ThePrecisionMinister.com PrecisionMinister@Gmail.com

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Type quantity ordered

Type quantity ordered www.ThePrecisionMinister.com PrecisionMinister@Gmail.com

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Place the quantities for

Wholesale

Place the quantities for Wholesale www.ThePrecisionMinister.com PrecisionMinister@Gmail.com

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Type the item code

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Input the item codes

Input the item codes www.ThePrecisionMinister.com PrecisionMinister@Gmail.com

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Put price

Put price www.ThePrecisionMinister.com PrecisionMinister@Gmail.com

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Type each price

Type each price www.ThePrecisionMinister.com PrecisionMinister@Gmail.com

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Type discount

Type discount www.ThePrecisionMinister.com PrecisionMinister@Gmail.com

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Type net price

Type net price www.ThePrecisionMinister.com PrecisionMinister@Gmail.com

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And type total

And type total www.ThePrecisionMinister.com PrecisionMinister@Gmail.com

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Type discount schedule

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Place quantity

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Input the numbers

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Place discount

Place discount www.ThePrecisionMinister.com PrecisionMinister@Gmail.com

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Type the discounts

Type the discounts www.ThePrecisionMinister.com PrecisionMinister@Gmail.com

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Now lets use the

VLOOKUP

Now lets use the VLOOKUP www.ThePrecisionMinister.com PrecisionMinister@Gmail.com

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Click this cell

Click this cell www.ThePrecisionMinister.com PrecisionMinister@Gmail.com

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Type equals sign =

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Type Vlookup

Type Vlookup www.ThePrecisionMinister.com PrecisionMinister@Gmail.com

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Type open parenthesis (

Type open parenthesis ( www.ThePrecisionMinister.com PrecisionMinister@Gmail.com

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Click the first quantity ordered

on the first column

Click the first quantity ordered on the first column www.ThePrecisionMinister.com PrecisionMinister@Gmail.com

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This is the lookup value

This is the lookup value www.ThePrecisionMinister.com PrecisionMinister@Gmail.com

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Type comma ,

Type comma , www.ThePrecisionMinister.com PrecisionMinister@Gmail.com

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Highlight the whole

discount schedule area

Highlight the whole discount schedule area www.ThePrecisionMinister.com PrecisionMinister@Gmail.com

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This is the table array

This is the table array www.ThePrecisionMinister.com PrecisionMinister@Gmail.com

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Lock it down by clicking

Fn+f4

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Type comma ,

Type comma , www.ThePrecisionMinister.com PrecisionMinister@Gmail.com

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Type 2

Type 2 www.ThePrecisionMinister.com PrecisionMinister@Gmail.com

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2 is the 2 nd column (discount) in the table array

2 is the 2 n d column (discount) in the table array www.ThePrecisionMinister.com PrecisionMinister@Gmail.com

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Type close parenthesis )

Type close parenthesis ) www.ThePrecisionMinister.com PrecisionMinister@Gmail.com

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Press enter

Press enter www.ThePrecisionMinister.com PrecisionMinister@Gmail.com

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Now you have the

recommended discount rate

Now you have the recommended discount rate www.ThePrecisionMinister.com PrecisionMinister@Gmail.com

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Click on the cell

Click on the cell www.ThePrecisionMinister.com PrecisionMinister@Gmail.com

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Place your mouse at the

end of the highlighted cell

Place your mouse at the end of the highlighted cell www.ThePrecisionMinister.com PrecisionMinister@Gmail.com

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Till your cursor turned

into a plus sign +

Till your cursor turned into a plus sign + www.ThePrecisionMinister.com PrecisionMinister@Gmail.com

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And then double click

And then double click www.ThePrecisionMinister.com PrecisionMinister@Gmail.com

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And now you have the total list of discount rates per quantity ordered

you have the total list of discount rates per quantity ordered www.ThePrecisionMinister.com PrecisionMinister@Gmail.com

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Lets find the total price of

each quantity ordered

Lets find the total price of each quantity ordered www.ThePrecisionMinister.com PrecisionMinister@Gmail.com

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Click this cell

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Type equals sign =

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Click 50 (first quantity

ordered)

Click 50 (first quantity ordered) www.ThePrecisionMinister.com PrecisionMinister@Gmail.com

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Type asterisk *

Type asterisk * www.ThePrecisionMinister.com PrecisionMinister@Gmail.com

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Then click 25.00 (the

first price)

Then click 25.00 (the first price) www.ThePrecisionMinister.com PrecisionMinister@Gmail.com

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Press enter

Press enter www.ThePrecisionMinister.com PrecisionMinister@Gmail.com

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The total price will now appear

but still without the discount

The total price will now appear but still without the discount www.ThePrecisionMinister.com PrecisionMinister@Gmail.com

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Click on the cell

Click on the cell www.ThePrecisionMinister.com PrecisionMinister@Gmail.com

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Place your mouse at the

end of the highlighted cell

Place your mouse at the end of the highlighted cell www.ThePrecisionMinister.com PrecisionMinister@Gmail.com

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Till your cursor turned

into a plus sign +

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And then double click

And then double click www.ThePrecisionMinister.com PrecisionMinister@Gmail.com

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You now have the total list

of prices sans the discount

You now have the total list of prices sans the discount www.ThePrecisionMinister.com PrecisionMinister@Gmail.com

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Lets find the final

discounted prices

Lets find the final discounted prices www.ThePrecisionMinister.com PrecisionMinister@Gmail.com

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Click this cell

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Type equals sign =

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Click the first total price

on the right

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Type asterisk *

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Type open parenthesis (

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Type 100%

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Type minus sign -

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Click the discount

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Type close parenthesis )

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Click enter

Click enter www.ThePrecisionMinister.com PrecisionMinister@Gmail.com

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Click on the cell

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Place your mouse at the

end of the highlighted cell

Place your mouse at the end of the highlighted cell www.ThePrecisionMinister.com PrecisionMinister@Gmail.com

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Till your cursor turned

into a plus sign +

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And then double click

And then double click www.ThePrecisionMinister.com PrecisionMinister@Gmail.com

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You now have the total list

of discounted prices

You now have the total list of discounted prices www.ThePrecisionMinister.com PrecisionMinister@Gmail.com

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Highlight the 2 columns

Highlight the 2 columns www.ThePrecisionMinister.com PrecisionMinister@Gmail.com

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Go up the menu bar

Go up the menu bar www.ThePrecisionMinister.com PrecisionMinister@Gmail.com

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Click the dropdown menu

Click the dropdown menu www.ThePrecisionMinister.com PrecisionMinister@Gmail.com

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And choose accounting

And choose accounting www.ThePrecisionMinister.com PrecisionMinister@Gmail.com

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Now you have the

currency on each price

Now you have the currency on each price www.ThePrecisionMinister.com PrecisionMinister@Gmail.com

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Congratulations, you’re

now a pro!

Congratulations, you’re now a pro! www.ThePrecisionMinister.com PrecisionMinister@Gmail.com

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Credits to Microsoft office and Danny

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