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Hey Jerry,

Hope all is well. I just wanted to find out a formula that would sum up two vlookup value and returned blank if #N/A is returned.

Can this be possible?


Excel 2007 introduced the IFERROR() function that makes it easy to turn errors into something else.


=IFERROR(OriginalFormula, 0)

So, summing two VLOOKUP formulas is easy:

=VLOOKUP(A1, B:C, 2, 0) + VLOOKUP(A2, B:C, 2, 0)

Now wrap those if IFERROR to eliminate the errors:

  =IFERROR(VLOOKUP(A1, B:C, 2, 0), 0) + IFERROR(VLOOKUP(A2, B:C, 2, 0), 0)

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