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Two-way Lookup in Microsoft Excel

This article explains Two-way lookup in Microsoft Excel and how you can use it effectively.

Two-way Lookup

Using the Index and Match function you can get a value in a two-dimensional range. This is known as the Two-way Lookup.

Here use two-match functions along with the index function.


=INDEX(lookup_array, MATCH(….), MATCH(….))

Lets take a look on the example given below

Two-way Lookup in Microsoft Excel

In this example, there are two match function which finds the position of the two lookup values (F7-MAY and F8-PAY2) from two different range(A2:A6 and B1:C1) respectively. And finally the index function returns the value from that particular location.