# Excel - IF Function Problem - Expert Solution

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I am trying to see if the items in column A are also included in column B.
Solved by A. U. in 29 mins
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Excelchat Expert 01/03/2017 - 05:18
Hello sir.
User 01/03/2017 - 05:18
I don't believe so. Can I share the spreadsheet with you?
Excelchat Expert 01/03/2017 - 05:18
Yes.
User 01/03/2017 - 05:19
are you able to see it?
Excelchat Expert 01/03/2017 - 05:19
No sir I cant see it.
User 01/03/2017 - 05:22
is there something special I need to do to upload the document?
Excelchat Expert 01/03/2017 - 05:23
I think not. U just press the clip and upload it.
User 01/03/2017 - 05:23
I did that
Excelchat Expert 01/03/2017 - 05:23
Excelchat Expert 01/03/2017 - 05:24
Excelchat Expert 01/03/2017 - 05:24
it was just a test.
User 01/03/2017 - 05:26
Excelchat Expert 01/03/2017 - 05:27
One moment, Sir.
User 01/03/2017 - 05:28
are you able to access the spreadsheet?
Excelchat Expert 01/03/2017 - 05:28
Excelchat Expert 01/03/2017 - 05:28
Maybe it will load for my colleagues, wait a minute
Excelchat Expert 01/03/2017 - 05:31
Yes I can see it sir
Excelchat Expert 01/03/2017 - 05:32
So you want to find out if A is also in B?
User 01/03/2017 - 05:32
yes
Excelchat Expert 01/03/2017 - 05:34
As i can see there ar no Data in column B.
Excelchat Expert 01/03/2017 - 05:39
Sir?
User 01/03/2017 - 05:39
what do you mean?
User 01/03/2017 - 05:39
there is data in columns a and b
Excelchat Expert 01/03/2017 - 05:39
The data on B is blank
User 01/03/2017 - 05:39
Excelchat Expert 01/03/2017 - 05:40
Oh sorry Sir now I see.
Excelchat Expert 01/03/2017 - 05:41
But i dont really get your question, can you describe it more
User 01/03/2017 - 05:42
I need to know if the numbers that are in column A are also in column B
Excelchat Expert 01/03/2017 - 05:46
The time is running out, we can solve your problem, when session ends go take another one.
Excelchat Expert 01/03/2017 - 05:47
Okey?
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