Speedy lookups

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Have you ever used VLOOKUP, HLOOKUP, or MATCH to find an exact match in unsorted data? If so, you might have noticed that it took a little while. However, in this update of Excel, you'll notice these calculations are noticeably faster.

For example, in a previous version of Excel, we found five VLOOKUP formulas that took 37 seconds to calculate. But in this update, the same calculation took only take 12 seconds. That's approximately a 67% reduction in calculation time!

There are other performance improvements in this update as well. Read more about these improvements here.

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