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I need a formula that says: If column "C" is equal to any value in range A1:A21, then it is "1".

Solved by S. Y. in 28 mins

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Excelchat Expert
29/08/2018 - 01:37

Hi

User
29/08/2018 - 01:37

hello

Excelchat Expert
29/08/2018 - 01:38

can you explain with an example..

Excelchat Expert
29/08/2018 - 01:38

like with sample data

User
29/08/2018 - 01:39

yes. I have a range of zip codes and a list of potential client sites that are arranged by zip code and I'm trying to write a formula that says "if within this zip code range, then "district 1"

User
29/08/2018 - 01:39

I'll paste

Excelchat Expert
29/08/2018 - 01:39

sure

Excelchat Expert
29/08/2018 - 01:40

so if we find 90001 in column A you need "1" right

User
29/08/2018 - 01:40

So im trying to say if any of the zip codes on the left match the ones in the blue list, then district 1

Excelchat Expert
29/08/2018 - 01:41

so a1 should be in column C

Excelchat Expert
29/08/2018 - 01:41

right

User
29/08/2018 - 01:41

sure

User
29/08/2018 - 01:41

im lost rn so I'll take it that you're right

Excelchat Expert
29/08/2018 - 01:44

can you check column E

User
29/08/2018 - 01:44

HA!

User
29/08/2018 - 01:44

YES

Excelchat Expert
29/08/2018 - 01:45

:)

User
29/08/2018 - 01:45

now here is the secondary issue

Excelchat Expert
29/08/2018 - 01:45

ok

User
29/08/2018 - 01:45

I have 5 districts

User
29/08/2018 - 01:45

that need similar format styling

Excelchat Expert
29/08/2018 - 01:46

ok so you want to search A1 in 5 column to check which district it belongs to right

Excelchat Expert
29/08/2018 - 01:46

?

User
29/08/2018 - 01:46

I'm being redundant... I apologize. I should just share the dang spreadsheet

Excelchat Expert
29/08/2018 - 01:47

yes that would be great

User
29/08/2018 - 01:47

[Uploaded an Excel file]

User
29/08/2018 - 01:48

There is a single column for district and I need to run a similar formatting style to what you just did for it to differentiate between the 5 districts

Excelchat Expert
29/08/2018 - 01:49

in sheet 2 i see district 1

Excelchat Expert
29/08/2018 - 01:49

where are the zipcodes for other districts?

Excelchat Expert
29/08/2018 - 01:50

ok in Sheet1 you have 1-5 marking of the district?

Excelchat Expert
29/08/2018 - 01:50

so for example 90002
belongs to 2nd district right?

User
29/08/2018 - 01:51

Exactly

User
29/08/2018 - 01:51

the x's mark what district

Excelchat Expert
29/08/2018 - 01:51

ok in case there are 2 "x" then only 1 will come up ok

User
29/08/2018 - 01:51

okay

User
29/08/2018 - 01:51

makes sense and i saw that but wasn't sure how it would label the,

User
29/08/2018 - 01:51

them**

Excelchat Expert
29/08/2018 - 01:52

give me few min to build the formula

User
29/08/2018 - 01:52

thank you very very much

Excelchat Expert
29/08/2018 - 01:58

[Uploaded an Excel file]

Excelchat Expert
29/08/2018 - 01:59

you there

User
29/08/2018 - 01:59

yes

Excelchat Expert
29/08/2018 - 02:00

does the solution look good

User
29/08/2018 - 02:00

So most of them filled with district 1 2 or 3 but then there is a stent of "No Match". What's that about?

User
29/08/2018 - 02:00

it looks great otherwise btw

User
29/08/2018 - 02:00

lifesaver

Excelchat Expert
29/08/2018 - 02:01

no match means that the zipcode wasnt fond in the sheet

Excelchat Expert
29/08/2018 - 02:01

91764 for example sint there is sheet 1

Excelchat Expert
29/08/2018 - 02:01

91765
91766
91767

Excelchat Expert
29/08/2018 - 02:01

91759
91765
91766
91767

Excelchat Expert
29/08/2018 - 02:02

60-64 series is missing

Excelchat Expert
29/08/2018 - 02:02

and so on

User
29/08/2018 - 02:02

or right. The zips were specific to :A

User
29/08/2018 - 02:02

LA

User
29/08/2018 - 02:02

and those dont fall in the range of LA

User
29/08/2018 - 02:03

I get it.

Excelchat Expert
29/08/2018 - 02:03

try changing one for the zip codes in no match with something that is there in the sheet 1 then you will see formula will work for all the districts

Excelchat Expert
29/08/2018 - 02:03

:)

Excelchat Expert
29/08/2018 - 02:03

5 dosent have codes

Excelchat Expert
29/08/2018 - 02:03

sorry i mean both 4-5 have few codes

User
29/08/2018 - 02:04

and they overlap with 1 or 2 and those are first checks so it defaults to 1 or 2 instead of 5?

Excelchat Expert
29/08/2018 - 02:04

but the problem is whichever are 5 or 4 are also 1 so as mentioned only 1 district will come that that would be the 1st district

User
29/08/2018 - 02:04

right

Excelchat Expert
29/08/2018 - 02:04

yes ur right

User
29/08/2018 - 02:05

Well you were awesome.

Excelchat Expert
29/08/2018 - 02:05

:)

Excelchat Expert
29/08/2018 - 02:05

Thanks

Excelchat Expert
29/08/2018 - 02:05

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User
29/08/2018 - 02:05

thanks again!

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