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# How To Use XLOOKUP() Function in Google Sheets

Description

Returns the values in the result range based on the position where a match was found in the lookup range. If no match is found, it returns the closest match.

Common Questions About the XLOOKUP Formula:
1. What is XLOOKUP?
2. What are the arguments for XLOOKUP?
3. What is the syntax for the XLOOKUP formula?
4. What is the difference between the XLOOKUP and other lookup formulas?

How Can the XLOOKUP Formula Be Used Appropriately?
The XLOOKUP formula can be used to search for a relevant value inside a range of data or to find out the location of a row that contains the relevant value. It can also be used to create meaningful data from two different sets of data and compare them.

How Can the XLOOKUP Formula Be Commonly Mistyped?
The XLOOKUP formula can be commonly mistyped by leaving out necessary arguments or forgetting to include the reference names of the ranges used in the formula.

What Are Some Common Ways the XLOOKUP Formula Is Used Inappropriately?
The XLOOKUP formula is used inappropriately when it is used to look up data that is very large and complex. It may also be used inappropriately when it is used to lookup data that is not in the same dataset.

What Are Some Common Pitfalls When Using the XLOOKUP Formula?
Common pitfalls when using XLOOKUP include mistyping the formula, not using exact references for the ranges, and searching for data that is too large or complex for the formula.

What Are Common Mistakes When Using the XLOOKUP Formula?
Common mistakes when using XLOOKUP include omitting necessary arguments, forgetting to include the references of the ranges used in the formula, and not using the correct reference names.

What Are Common Misconceptions People Might Have with the XLOOKUP Formula?
Common misconceptions include thinking that XLOOKUP can be used to search through large datasets, or thinking that it can be used to look up data that is not in the same dataset."

How To Actually Use XLOOKUP() in Sheets

`XLOOKUP(search_key, lookup_range, result_range, missing_value, [match_mode], [search_mode])`

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