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Vlookup Fill Down Copies Result Not Formula

Hi Guys

I have the following in G2:

=VLOOKUP(A2,Sheet1!A:D,4,FALSE)

The formula returns the correct result, which in this case is a number - 2

When I fill down my range, the formula copies correctly, but every result is the same. 2.

However, if I go to the next cell down (G3) and activate it by pressing F2, and then hit Enter, the result changes and is now correct.

Any ideas whats going wrong?


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