 # Using Lookup Formulas with Excel Tables [Video]

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Excel Tables, a newly introduced feature in Excel 2007 is a very powerful way to manage & work with tabular data. I really like tables feature and use it quite often. If you are new to tables, read up Introduction to Excel Tables.

In this short video tutorial I explain how to combine VLOOKUP, INDEX, MATCH formulas with Excel Tables.

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### 6 Responses to “Using Lookup Formulas with Excel Tables [Video]”

1. Damian says:

H1 !
this is my very first comment.
Can you use same technique with Excel 2003 lists ?
thanks 😀

2. Tom says:

Thanks, Chandoo! I like seeing the sneak peak of what's to come on Friday too 🙂

3. Chandoo says:

@Damian.. Welcome to chandoo.org. Thanks for the comments.

Yes, you can use the same with Excel 2003 lists too.

@Tom.. You have seen future and its awesome.. isnt it?

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5. Q.fg says:

Hi, is there a vlookup formula for the second example (IDlist)? I used a similar formula to look up the ID for the person, but the reverse way (look up the person with the ID) comes up N/A.

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