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Hi I am generating a large data file that I would like to create multiple lists from. I have a list of first names in column C and last names on column D emails in column E. I need it to consolidate the info to make a master list of Last name and if the email addresses match to only bring back the name list once onto a new sheet. I have multiple fist names with the same last name that have the same email address. I also have multiple last names with different email address. Can you help?

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User
31/07/2018 - 03:16

hi

Excelchat Expert
31/07/2018 - 03:16

Hi...

User
31/07/2018 - 03:16

Was the way I formed my question understandable?

Excelchat Expert
31/07/2018 - 03:17

Based on the description.. you need list to be built..

User
31/07/2018 - 03:17

yes

Excelchat Expert
31/07/2018 - 03:17

do you have sample data to share?

User
31/07/2018 - 03:17

yes hold on one moment

Excelchat Expert
31/07/2018 - 03:18

sure..

User
31/07/2018 - 03:19

here you go

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User
31/07/2018 - 03:20

On the sheet labeled "New" it has the lists I need to generate

Excelchat Expert
31/07/2018 - 03:20

let me check give me few min

Excelchat Expert
31/07/2018 - 03:22

so you want all the unique emails then then corresponding member together ?

Excelchat Expert
31/07/2018 - 03:22

example

Excelchat Expert
31/07/2018 - 03:23

123@yahoo.com - Abbot Cole Abbot Gavin Abbot

Excelchat Expert
31/07/2018 - 03:23

family name is abbot

User
31/07/2018 - 03:24

Yes and I want it to populate the email column on sheet "New" with what email address if tied to the family name

User
31/07/2018 - 03:24

only if the email addresses match

User
31/07/2018 - 03:24

I alsi have at the bottom of the list Murdock

User
31/07/2018 - 03:24

same last name different email

Excelchat Expert
31/07/2018 - 03:24

so it will be different

User
31/07/2018 - 03:24

so I need it to bring over the name for the number of different email listed

Excelchat Expert
31/07/2018 - 03:26

ok..in New there is row24..Family Name Oldest Child Name Grade 1 Grade 2 Grade 3 Grade 4
this is not possible

Excelchat Expert
31/07/2018 - 03:26

instead i can get family menber names and grades

Excelchat Expert
31/07/2018 - 03:26

only 2 columns would that help

User
31/07/2018 - 03:26

possibly

Excelchat Expert
31/07/2018 - 03:26

let me build

User
31/07/2018 - 03:26

I just need to also have the eldest child listed by first name

User
31/07/2018 - 03:27

ok thank you

Excelchat Expert
31/07/2018 - 03:27

hmm will try since the grades are stoed as 6th and 8th it may be difficult to get the eldest ... let me check

User
31/07/2018 - 03:28

thanks

User
31/07/2018 - 03:31

my email is jamieluithly@gmail.com if we get cut off

Excelchat Expert
31/07/2018 - 03:32

We would get an 20 min extention over this..

User
31/07/2018 - 03:32

great thanks

Excelchat Expert
31/07/2018 - 03:32

We aren't allowed to send out emails or other pesonal communication

Excelchat Expert
31/07/2018 - 03:32

completed the 1st part

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Excelchat Expert
31/07/2018 - 03:32

cahn you confirm

User
31/07/2018 - 03:33

part one looks good

Excelchat Expert
31/07/2018 - 03:33

ok

Excelchat Expert
31/07/2018 - 03:34

will the data be ordered?

User
31/07/2018 - 03:34

sorry I'm not sure what you mean by ordered?

User
31/07/2018 - 03:35

in order by a specific column?

Excelchat Expert
31/07/2018 - 03:36

like in your example all family members are together will that be the case?

User
31/07/2018 - 03:37

no

User
31/07/2018 - 03:37

they will be ignorer by grade

User
31/07/2018 - 03:37

then by last name

Excelchat Expert
31/07/2018 - 03:37

ok

Excelchat Expert
31/07/2018 - 03:47

check sheet 1

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Excelchat Expert
31/07/2018 - 03:47

it isnt possible to achive your requirement in formula

Excelchat Expert
31/07/2018 - 03:47

hence i created a pivot

User
31/07/2018 - 03:47

ok let me take a look

Excelchat Expert
31/07/2018 - 03:48

ig you sort by grade then the eldest will always be on the top of the group

Excelchat Expert
31/07/2018 - 03:48

Name 2 is your family name and Name 1 is the name of all members

User
31/07/2018 - 03:49

What if I added a column that had a graduating year?

User
31/07/2018 - 03:49

would it then be possible?

User
31/07/2018 - 03:50

because I have to send this file to someone who is not computer savvy at all

Excelchat Expert
31/07/2018 - 03:51

what do you need changed in Sheet1..

User
31/07/2018 - 03:52

I don't want it to be a pivot table

User
31/07/2018 - 03:53

I would like it to lookup the info on the Master sheet and bring back the name of the eldest child on a separate sheet

User
31/07/2018 - 03:53

If I added a column to the Master sheet that indicates the year the child will graduate will that be possible to generate the info I need?

Excelchat Expert
31/07/2018 - 03:54

Let me try since you mention there are cases like Murdock it is difficult to handel in a formula

User
31/07/2018 - 03:54

will it also have to look at the email

Excelchat Expert
31/07/2018 - 03:56

let me try to work on the formula

Excelchat Expert
31/07/2018 - 03:56

give me few min

User
31/07/2018 - 03:56

thank you

Excelchat Expert
31/07/2018 - 04:08

eldest remaining

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Excelchat Expert
31/07/2018 - 04:12

you there

User
31/07/2018 - 04:13

yes sorry I was looking at it not exactly what I need. I don't need to know how many kids there are in the family I need to have the name of the child who is oldest

User
31/07/2018 - 04:14

I will send you another file with a graduate date column

Excelchat Expert
31/07/2018 - 04:14

[Uploaded an Excel file]

Excelchat Expert
31/07/2018 - 04:14

no need got it

Excelchat Expert
31/07/2018 - 04:15

they are all array formula.. please make sure you press cntrl+shift+enter when you incorporate it in your excel

Excelchat Expert
31/07/2018 - 04:15

It was a challenging task :)

Excelchat Expert
31/07/2018 - 04:15

Please do leave a feedback

User
31/07/2018 - 04:15

I know it was thank you so much for all your help :)

Excelchat Expert
31/07/2018 - 04:16

:)

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