Introduction to XLOOKUP (FULL COURSE)

The XLOOKUP function was introduced during 2020 and is a flexible replacement for older functions such as VLOOKUP, HLOOKUP and LOOKUP, all of which have their limitations.

XLOOKUP can find values in vertical or horizontal ranges and can perform approximate and exact matches. In addition, XLOOKUP can search data starting from the first value or the last value.

Throughout this video, we will demonstrate the use of the functions VLOOKUP, HLOOKUP and IFERROR before then explaining why the XLOOKUP function would be far better.

The topics:

  • Using XLOOKUP instead of
  • Creating a two-way lookup with XLOOKUP
  • Overcoming limitations of VLOOKUP
  • Returning multiple results with a single XLOOKUP
  • Using XLOOKUP to find the nearest match