If you want a formula that will return the value using case sensitive lookup,you can use a combination of “INDEX”,” MATCH” & “EXACT” functions to derive the output.
INDEX: Returns a value or reference of the cell at the intersection of a particular row and column, in a given range.
array:Array is a range of cells or table.
row_num:The row number in the array from which the value is returned.
column_num:It is optional. It is the column number in the array that is used to return the value.
MATCH function searches for a specified item in a selected range of cells, and then returns the relative position of that item in the range.
lookup_value: The value you want to look for
lookup_array: The table of data contains information from which you want to return the output.
match_type: 1,0 and -1 are three options.
1(Default): It will find the largest value in the range. List must be sorted in ascending order.
0: It will find an exact match
-1: It will find the smallest value in the range. List must be sorted in descending order.
EXACT: Checks whether two text strings are exactly the same, and returns TRUE or FALSE. EXACT is case-sensitive.
text1: Itis the first text string
text2: It is the second text string
Let us take an example:
We have some characters in column A & their codes in column B using Code function.
This is the way we can retrieve the value using case sensitive lookups in Microsoft Excel.
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