Build hyperlink with VLOOKUP

An excel formula to build hyperlink with vlookup

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 Build hyperlink with VLOOKUP

To create a hyperlink from a lookup, you can use the VLOOKUP function together with the HYPERLINK function.

In the example shown, the formula in F5 is:


How this formula works

The hyperlink function allows you to create a working link with a formula. It takes two arguments: link_location and, optionally, friendly_name.

Working from the inside out, VLOOKUP looks up and retrieves a link value from column 2 of the named range "link_table" (B5:C8). The lookup value comes from column E, and VLOOKUP is configured for exact match.

The result is fed into HYPERLINK as link_location, and the text in column E is used for friendly_name.

HYPERLINK returns a working link.

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