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i want to write a formula like "if value of B2 exist in A:A show C2 value else show "NA"

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Excelchat Expert
10/09/2017 - 07:22

Hello, I understand that you need help with an IF and match function, right? Are you able to give me a sample data we can work on?

User
10/09/2017 - 07:22

ya giving

Excelchat Expert
10/09/2017 - 07:23

Preferably, you sample data mirrors your actual data so there'll be no need to edit the formula.

User
10/09/2017 - 07:23

ya

User
10/09/2017 - 07:24

so as given i need in D values od b

User
10/09/2017 - 07:24

values of B

User
10/09/2017 - 07:24

matchin A and C

Excelchat Expert
10/09/2017 - 07:24

So if C exists in A then give B value?

User
10/09/2017 - 07:25

ya

User
10/09/2017 - 07:25

ya

Excelchat Expert
10/09/2017 - 07:25

Please see the formula in column D.

Excelchat Expert
10/09/2017 - 07:25

Basically, what we used is the combination of Index Match. However, we can also use the standard vlookup() formula for this.

User
10/09/2017 - 07:26

can u use it and show me???

Excelchat Expert
10/09/2017 - 07:26

Column E has the Vlookup formula.

User
10/09/2017 - 07:27

ok thanks for help

Excelchat Expert
10/09/2017 - 07:27

Vlookup is the simpler approach, basically you are just telling it to look for the C3 value in column A then return the adjacent cell in B.

Excelchat Expert
10/09/2017 - 07:27

Entering Explanation Phase

Excelchat Expert
10/09/2017 - 07:27

Vlookup is the simpler approach, basically you are just telling it to look for the C3 value in column A then return the adjacent cell in B.

Excelchat Expert
10/09/2017 - 07:27

Entering Discussion Phase

Excelchat Expert
10/09/2017 - 07:27

Do you have any questions regarding the solution provided?

User
10/09/2017 - 07:28

whats 2 saying in vlook formula

Excelchat Expert
10/09/2017 - 07:28

It means to return the 2nd adjacent column.

Excelchat Expert
10/09/2017 - 07:28

If you change that to 1, it'll return column A.

User
10/09/2017 - 07:28

and 0?

Excelchat Expert
10/09/2017 - 07:29

0 means EXACT match.

User
10/09/2017 - 07:29

ok thanks

Excelchat Expert
10/09/2017 - 07:29

You can actually change 0 to FALSE and it will still work.

User
10/09/2017 - 07:29

ok

Excelchat Expert
10/09/2017 - 07:29

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User
10/09/2017 - 07:29

ya sure

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10/09/2017 - 07:29

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User
10/09/2017 - 07:29

yA

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10/09/2017 - 07:30

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User
10/09/2017 - 07:30

ok

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10/09/2017 - 07:30

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Excelchat Expert
10/09/2017 - 07:30

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10/09/2017 - 07:30

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Excelchat Expert
10/09/2017 - 07:30

Please do not forget to click the End Session button so we may help other clients in need. Thank you.

Excelchat Expert
10/09/2017 - 07:31

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1I45nnslqVbOtSXP8KMgA-lBhRYYb8MlS-4TDz28Q9jI/edit?usp=sheets_home&ths=true

Excelchat Expert
10/09/2017 - 07:31

You can download the sheet by going to the link above, clicking FILE > DOWNLOAD AS > Microsoft Excel (.xlsx)

Excelchat Expert
10/09/2017 - 07:32

Please do not forget to click the End Session button so we may help other clients in need. Thank you.

Excelchat Expert
10/09/2017 - 07:33

Please do not forget to click the End Session otherwise I'll be stuck here until the timer expires and be unable to help others. Thank you.

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