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VLOOKUP FOR REPORTING

November 22, 2010

The ‘vlookup’ function is often used for basic reporting in Excel. It provides an easy method of returning an associated value from another location based on a ‘lookup value’ common to both locations.

In this example a ‘vlookup’ function returns custom categories to the Income Statement that has been generated through the Sage Intelligence menu; the common ‘lookup value’ in this case is the GL account number:

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