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How to code this? Eg. Under Table 2 - does D, B, C exist in Table 1? (in that correct order) if so, say YES, if not say NO

Solved by V. U. in 36 mins

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Excelchat Expert
17/10/2017 - 03:28

Hello...

User
17/10/2017 - 03:28

Hi there!

User
17/10/2017 - 03:28

I would really appreciate it if I can get this to work. I've been looking for answer

Excelchat Expert
17/10/2017 - 03:29

Sure... Let me see how to build the solution...

Excelchat Expert
17/10/2017 - 03:30

K L M answer should have been "YES"?

Excelchat Expert
17/10/2017 - 03:30

in table 2?

User
17/10/2017 - 03:30

Yes, you're right!

User
17/10/2017 - 03:30

That's a typo sorry

Excelchat Expert
17/10/2017 - 03:31

no probs.. now i get the question... let me see which solution to build..

User
17/10/2017 - 03:32

Ok thanks!

Excelchat Expert
17/10/2017 - 03:40

Are you able to see the updates on column J...

Excelchat Expert
17/10/2017 - 03:40

thats updated via formula...

Excelchat Expert
17/10/2017 - 03:41

Does this look right?

User
17/10/2017 - 03:41

Ok thanks.. will that work if the value under date is an actual date, and item is just mixed text and number? eg. Apple 10.. and under amount would be $20.16 ?

User
17/10/2017 - 03:44

See, if you look at the code, TABLE 2 line 2, it still says YES even though A,B,C does not exist anymore in TABLE 1

Excelchat Expert
17/10/2017 - 03:45

yes... i'm checking the error with the problem...

User
17/10/2017 - 03:45

Thank you very much. I really appreciate the assistance very much!

Excelchat Expert
17/10/2017 - 03:48

let me take a diff approach for the formula..

User
17/10/2017 - 03:49

Ok :)

Excelchat Expert
17/10/2017 - 03:52

can we add an additional column to table 1?

User
17/10/2017 - 03:53

Is it required for the code to work/

User
17/10/2017 - 03:53

?*

Excelchat Expert
17/10/2017 - 03:54

the solution i'm trying would require an additional dummy column

User
17/10/2017 - 03:54

Ok that's fine

Excelchat Expert
17/10/2017 - 03:55

let me update this.. google sheet.. and we will see if this works..

Excelchat Expert
17/10/2017 - 03:56

I've added a formula driven dummy column E

Excelchat Expert
17/10/2017 - 03:57

and the output is captured on L

Excelchat Expert
17/10/2017 - 03:57

let me know if this solves the problem..

User
17/10/2017 - 03:59

I guess table 1 would look clean if it doesn't have the Dummy column. I'm sure it's possible to move Dummy column to Table 2 but the data is still coming from table 1?

Excelchat Expert
17/10/2017 - 04:00

yes we can move the dummy column to table 2.. and tweak the formula

User
17/10/2017 - 04:00

Also, I'm assuming there's no way for excel code to match three different cells that are in in the same row, but searches under multiple cells?

User
17/10/2017 - 04:01

You can't use CONCENTRATE inside the formula that checks/matches Table 2 with Table 1? It has to be a separate cell in order for the formula to work?

Excelchat Expert
17/10/2017 - 04:01

excel can selectively look for data in multiple cells.. but to have that in the same sequence would not be possible

Excelchat Expert
17/10/2017 - 04:02

when you are checking in table-1.. you cannot use concatenate aganst and array..

User
17/10/2017 - 04:03

Ok gotcha Thank you

Excelchat Expert
17/10/2017 - 04:03

no probs,..

User
17/10/2017 - 04:03

I will review the formula and make it work with my excel sheet

User
17/10/2017 - 04:03

This site is very helpful! :D

User
17/10/2017 - 04:03

I will definitely use it even after the trial/beta version :)

Excelchat Expert
17/10/2017 - 04:03

okies.. have a nice day...

Excelchat Expert
17/10/2017 - 04:04

sure.. please do comeback...

User
17/10/2017 - 04:04

Bye! :)

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