About HLOOKUP() function
The HLOOKUP() function is a lookup and reference function that stands for horizontal lookup that returns the piece of information for the lookup value matches in the database that is in horizontal form. It keeps 4 parameters and they are lookup_value, table_array, row_index_num and range_lookup.
Where to apply :
This function helps in getting data from master table and to map the data.
=HLOOKUP(lookup_value, table_array, row_index_num, [range_lookup])
lookup_value - A value that is used for matching data in the table to
table_array - A table or a range.
row_index_num - row number of the table array.
[range_lookup] - True of False. FALSE for exact match and TRUE for approximate match.
Excel based example:
Lets take a table to understand the use of HLOOKUP() function.
1. Here we need to find name for the codes mentioned below.
Formula that we apply to retrieve name against code.
The HLOOKUP() function is well explained in above image.
Hope, it would have added in your Excel function knowledge.
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