Learning the VLOOKUP formula is, for most people, the first step taken towards becoming an advanced Excel user. For me, this milestone actually occurred in 2004 during an internship at Microsoft in the company's Commercial Operations Division. One of the senior analysts showed me the ropes by teaching me the formula. While
If you want to have Excel for your home computer but don’t want to spend a lot of money, the answer to your problem is Microsoft’s Home Use Program (HUP). While you can obviously buy the software on your own, the HUP allows you to purchase the entire Office suite for just $10 dollars.