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This function returns the relative position of a specified item in a range.

Syntax

MATCH(value1,array,type)

Arguments

You can use a single array (cell range) instead of a list of values. You can use multiple arrays (cell ranges) as well.

Argument

Description

value

Value to search for

array

Range to search in

type

[Optional] Value to return if the formula returns an error

Remarks

The value can be a number, text, or logical value or a cell reference to a number, text, or logical value. The array is the range of cells to search.

The type can be 0 (first value that is equal to value), 1 (largest value that is less than or equal to value), or -1 (smallest value that is greater than or equal to value) and is optional.

Data Types

The value can be a number, text, or logical value or a cell reference to a number, text, or logical value. Returns numeric data.

Examples

MATCH(25,A1:E5)

 

See Also

LOOKUP

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