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How to use VLOOKUP IF in cell that contains Text
Can anyone advise me how I do a VLOOKUP if a cell Contains a certain word. The cells contain various sizes which are either Standard, Secure or Secure Plus. Thanks 
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Re: How to use VLOOKUP IF in cell that contains Text
One way to do that is, with data in A1 =IF(ISERROR(SEARCH("Secure Plus",A1)),"",your_lookup_formula) Or another method = IF(ISERR(SEARCH("Secure Plus",A1)),"",VLOOKUP(A1,E1:F12,2)). 
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Re: How to use VLOOKUP IF in cell that contains Text
What I can assume that you are trying to find a numeric value in a column that might be text values, the solution is to convert the text value to search for the formula TEXT (value, format) or seek to convert the column where the value in numbers to do so, in a parallel column, enter = VALUE and drag the formula down until the last record, once done, copy and the first cell of the matrix Give original edit > paste special > values, it should work. Like for example :


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