VLookup: The Best Alternative to Monday.com Mirror Columns

VLookup is a tool that helps monday.com users store and update the same information across multiple boards in their account. It allows you to connect your boards and make changes to one board, which will automatically update the other board. This saves you time because you don’t have to update each board separately.

There are a few things that monday.com’s mirror columns cannot do.
  • They cannot be used in automations.
  • You cannot select mirrored email columns when integrating with Gmail or Outlook. 
VLookup offer more flexibility and functionality than monday.com’s mirrored columns.

You can copy mirror columns to regular columns.

  • Automatically link subitem mirror columns to regular subitem columns
  • Link subitem mirror columns to regular columns
  • You can link with a variety of column types including numbers, timelines, people, status, text, long text, date, and labels.
  • Lets you mirror multiple items from the same board, which can be helpful if you have multiple projects or tasks you want to keep in sync.

To use VLookup, follow these steps:

  1. Install VLookup Integrations in both the source and target boards:
  • Go to your source board and click on the Integration Center.
  • Search for VLookup and install the integration.

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  1. Install the VLookup Edit View in both the source and target boards:
  • Go to your source board and click on the + icon below the board’s title.
  • Select the “VLookup Edit View” option and follow the prompts to install the integration.

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  1. Create a recipe to link the relevant columns of data between the source and target boards. This will allow VLookup to automatically update the target board whenever a new leave request is added to the source board.

In conclusion, VLookup is a useful tool for anyone who wants to synchronize data across multiple boards in monday.com. It saves time and effort by connecting and updating data automatically, and it has a variety of column types to choose from.

Try VLookup today and see how it can benefit your team.

This app is free to try and $35/month to fly

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