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VLOOKUP based text grouping

You must read this article first: Grouping Text in Pivot Tables. This article explains how to combine multiple text items into a single group. This is used for classifying or for correcting spelling mistakes. If new items appear, they remain ungrouped. That way, you have to keep doing the Grouping update repetitively. An alternative is to use VLOOKUP based text grouping. Read on to find out how this is done.

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Knowledge Pack – Data Grouping (Text, Numbers and Dates)

Analytics is all about summarizing and grouping. Numbers are grouped into bins, text is categorized and dates are compressed into months, quarters and years. This series covers various quick and powerful methods to perform sophisticated grouping in seconds.

 data Grouping in Excel Knowledge Pack

Estimated reading time 10 min

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