For many years, VLOOKUP has reigned supreme as the most widely used lookup function in Excel. But now that XLOOKUP is more widely available, VLOOKUP's reign will likely come to an end. XLOOKUP is a modern replacement for the VLOOKUP function and is more capable in almost every way. Let's look at how these two functions stack up against each other.

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Hi - I'm Dave Bruns, and I run Exceljet with my wife, Lisa. Our goal is to help you work faster in Excel. We create short videos, and clear examples of formulas, functions, pivot tables, conditional formatting, and charts.