# Why is my VLOOKUP showing 0?

## Why is my VLOOKUP showing 0?

VLOOKUP function retrieves a 0 value when the value in column C is an empty cell. For non-blank cells, lookup result will be a matchable product value from the column C. Our result is an empty string because Product B value is an empty cell.

**Why is my VLOOKUP not finding a value?**

Solution: If you are sure the relevant data exists in your spreadsheet and VLOOKUP is not catching it, take time to verify that the referenced cells don’t have hidden spaces or non-printing characters. Also, ensure that the cells follow the correct data type.

### How do I get VLOOKUP to return blank instead of zero?

If you want to return a specific text instead of the 0 value, you can apply this formula: =IF(LEN(VLOOKUP(D2,A2:B10,2,0))=0,”Specific text”,VLOOKUP(D2,A2:B10,2,0)).

**Why does my formula return 0 in Excel?**

If you have a formula in a worksheet, and the cell referenced by the formula is blank, then the formula still returns a zero value. For instance, if you have the formula =A3, then the formula returns the contents of cell A3, unless cell A3 is blank. In that case, the formula returns a value of zero.

#### Why is VLOOKUP returning same value?

If it is returning the same value over and over again for your whole range, you probably have your Calculation Options set to “Manual”. Go into Formulas on the top ribbon and choose Calculation Options. There, you can change your calc method to “Automatic”.

**Why does Excel not show 0?**

How to suppress zeros in an entire Excel sheet

- Click the File tab, choose Options in the left pane, and then click Advanced in the left pane.
- In the Display options for this worksheet section, uncheck Show a Zero in Cells that Have Zero Value (Figure A).
- Click OK to close the dialog.

## How do I convert 0 to blank in Excel?

Convert zero to blank by Find and Replace function

- Press Ctrl + F to display Find and Replace dialog.
- In the Find and Replace dialog, click Replace tab, and type 0 into Find what text box, a space into Replace with dialog, then click Options to expand the dialog and check Match entire cell contents.