Chapter 9Using Powerful Functions: Logical, Lookup, and Database Functions

This chapter covers four groups of workhorse functions. If you process spreadsheets of medium complexity, you turn to logical and lookup functions regularly.

  • The logical functions, including the ubiquitous IF function, help make decisions.

  • The information functions might be less important than they once were because Microsoft has added the IFERROR function, but INFO, CELL, and TYPE still come in handy. The lookup functions include the powerful VLOOKUP, MATCH, and INDIRECT functions. These functions are ...

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