DBF file is a Database file extension that is used by the data management system dBase. The data that is in the file is stored within a series of various records and fields. It was made for small businesses, that’s why it’s so simple and straightforward. DBF files were used in one of the first data management programs and software.
Whether for a school project or a work assignment, chances are you’re going to need to use VLOOKUP at least once in your life. Let’s say you have a long list of names, contact information, and addresses, including zip codes.
You need to pull the zip codes for a targeted subset of contacts on the list, but looking up each contact individually is time consuming. Fortunately, VLOOKUP can help you quickly pull zip codes for any sized list of contacts. Let’s take a look how to VLOOKUP zip codes.
VLOOKUP is one of the most powerful and easily accessible Excel formulas available. Capable of quickly scanning thousands of rows to almost immediately pull the desired information into a new cell, VLOOKUP should be in every Excel user’s arsenal. If you’re not familiar with the VLOOKUP formula, it can often feel intimidating, especially if you’ve run across your first real need to use it.
Working with large sets of data can often be intimidating. There may be times when you need to identify one column of data compared to another, either to quickly identify which values are missing, or to pull out specific cells. So how do you do that without manually reviewing each cell? The answer – Vlookup.