# Excel - COLUMN Function Problem - Expert Solution

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i need a formula to put the value in column f into column c, when/if column c matches column b.
Solved by F. J. in 20 mins
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Excelchat Expert 11/04/2018 - 01:04
hi
User 11/04/2018 - 01:04
hi
Excelchat Expert 11/04/2018 - 01:04
ok go on
User 11/04/2018 - 01:05
sorry im trying to put my data into this sheet.
Excelchat Expert 11/04/2018 - 01:05
User 11/04/2018 - 01:06
basically, i have data organized by subject - and then a variety of other measures. so its like this:
User 11/04/2018 - 01:08
i want to make a formula that will put the value (in d) associated with the subject id number (a and c) for each row of b.
Excelchat Expert 11/04/2018 - 01:08
oh, i think we can use vlookup there
Excelchat Expert 11/04/2018 - 01:08
for a moment
Excelchat Expert 11/04/2018 - 01:08
are you familiar with vlookup?
User 11/04/2018 - 01:09
no
User 11/04/2018 - 01:09
its vba stuff?
Excelchat Expert 11/04/2018 - 01:09
nope
Excelchat Expert 11/04/2018 - 01:09
just a useful excel formula
Excelchat Expert 11/04/2018 - 01:10
take a look at the formula in column B
User 11/04/2018 - 01:10
yeah. what is the 2 and 0?
Excelchat Expert 11/04/2018 - 01:10
2 means second column in reference column C to D
Excelchat Expert 11/04/2018 - 01:11
0 means i need to have the exact match
User 11/04/2018 - 01:11
oooo!
User 11/04/2018 - 01:11
wow! easy! thanks!
Excelchat Expert 11/04/2018 - 01:11
great :)
Excelchat Expert 11/04/2018 - 01:11

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