## Can you use Vlookup for horizontal data?

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The VLOOKUP function can search for a specific category or value in a table and return the “opposing” value from adjacent columns. HLOOKUP works exactly in the same way except that it looks horizontally rather than vertically. “V” in VLOOKUP refers to vertical and “H” in HLOOKUP refers to horizontal.

### How do I use lookup in Excel 2007?

Special tools to Vlookup in Excel

- Choose your main table and lookup table.
- Specify the following columns (in many cases they are picked automatically): Key column – the column in your main table containing the values to look up. Lookup column – the column to look up against.
- Click the Insert button.

**Can lookup tables be designed horizontally?**

The Excel HLOOKUP function is designed for horizontal lookup. More specifically, it searches for a certain value in the first row of the table and returns another value in the same column from a row that you specify.

**What’s the difference between Vlookup and Hlookup?**

The most commonly used LOOKUP functions in Excel are VLOOKUP and HLOOKUP. VLOOKUP allows you to search a data range that is set up vertically. HLOOKUP is the exact same function, but looks up data that has been formatted by rows instead of columns.

## Does Xlookup work horizontally?

The XLOOKUP function in Excel searches a range or an array for a specified value and returns the related value from another column. It can look up both vertically and horizontally and perform an exact match (default), approximate (closest) match, or wildcard (partial) match.

### How do you do a Vlookup across rows?

Enter this formula: =VLOOKUP($F$2,$A$1:$D$12,COLUMN(A1),FALSE) into a blank cell where you want to get the result, for instance, H1, and then drag the formula to right ( from H2 to K2), and you will get the whole row data you want.

**How do I do a Vlookup in Excel Windows 7?**

Click the Formulas tab. Under the “Functions Library” section, click the Lookup and Reference drop-down menu and select the VLOOKUP option to open the Functions Arguments wizard. In the Lookup_value field, specify the cell that contains the reference of the item you want to find the answer to—for example, C9.

**How do you make a horizontal and vertical lookup in Excel?**

Look up vertically and horizontally Microsoft Excel used to have two functions for different lookup types, each having its own syntax and usage rules: VLOOKUP to look vertically in a column and HLOOKUP to look horizontally in a row. The XLOOKUP function can do both with the same syntax.

## How does Hlookup work in Excel?

HLOOKUP stands for Horizontal Lookup and can be used to retrieve information from a table by searching a row for the matching data and outputting from the corresponding column. While VLOOKUP searches for the value in a column, HLOOKUP searches for the value in a row.