# Find Matches In Columns

Oct 27, 2008I have two lists of email addresses in columns and I need to find the matches between columns and have those addresses returned to perhaps a third column.

View 2 RepliesI have two lists of email addresses in columns and I need to find the matches between columns and have those addresses returned to perhaps a third column.

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I am trying to match words in two separate columns that are not exact matches. any formulas or codes I can write to do this.Below is an example.

Column A

3m Corporation

Apple Inc

Allstate Corp

State Farm

I've just started with VBA and are trying to figure out following:

I'm using a validation list where the user choose one of twelve alternatives. The option she or he made is found in one or more rows in column B. If there is a match between the alternative in the validation list and in column B I want to copy some of the cells in the same row as the match in column B (to be exact, I want to copy the cells in column E, J, N and P) to another sheet.

I've succeeded doing this with one row but I don't know how to do without using that same code over and over again until Excel has made it trough all the rows. And there is over 200 of them.

Lets see if I can put this into words.

I am trying to find matches of a specific cell in various columns. Example:

Header 1 -------Header 2----------Header 3

-ABC123-----------abc123--------------abd123

-abd123-----------hjk321---------------hdn234

-Abc123-----------dsd123--------------sds332

If I searched for the value "abc123" I want it to return Headers 1 and 2 in a seperate column. It would not matter if the same value is in one column multiple times

So the results would show me the Column Heading for anything that reads: "abc123", "ABC123", "AbC123", "aBC123"

Is this possible?

I have a list of values in a column. In that column, I want to find 50 possible matches. Is this possible in Excel? In the column there are multiple strings of text.

After it finds these 50 potential matches, the formula should return a value next to the cell where it matched. PLEASE HELP IF THIS POSSIBLE.

I'm looking for a macro to basically produce me a list of shop names on one sheet with their appropriate sales information. Bascially, i have 4 sheets one for each week of the month, with all the sales info for various shops. Each sheet will list the same shop about 10 times as they make numerous transactions so each one is listed. The list on each of the 4 sheets can be any length and will change week to week depending on how many sales there are.

What i want is to find shops that appear in more than one week and have then appear on a list on a 5th sheet, i.e. my good performers sheet!

If a row starts with T3:X3 matches up with the rows in range T6:X8605 then goto that matching row... perhaps could be done with a macro?

View 9 Replies View RelatedIn the attached sample work book Col E has text that I want to check if it is also in Col G and return Yes or No into Col F

View 4 Replies View RelatedI have a spreadsheet with 3 columns: Name, Number and percentage. I need a formula to return the name that has the percentage and the 2nd highest percentage. the spreadsheet has 5 rows, not including the columns labels.

View 2 Replies View RelatedI want to vlookup from sheet2 cell E2 to find all matches in sheet1 in coulmn G and add totals together in coulmn E. The match I am looking for is used in several rows of coulmn G on sheet1. I only want cell E2 on sheet2 to give me total amount from data in coulmn E of sheet1 when a match is found in coulmn G of sheet1.

View 9 Replies View RelatedThe objective of the code is to determine if a value in Column A exists:

- If it does, then copy data from a different worksheet into the row of the worksheet where the value resides

- if it doesnt, then go to the last used row in Column A and add then copy data from a different worksheet into the new row

The portion of the code im having trouble with involves the Finding of the value in Column A, and also the error handling when it doesnt find it.

The code below doesn't handle the error correctly.. for the data set im running the code on, it should find a value in Column A (which it does) but then it also runs the ErrHandler portion..which shouldnt happen.. it should only run the ErrHandler portion if it cant find the value in Column A (which therefore means a new record is required)

Sub UpdateRecords()

Dim fitem As String

Dim nmax As Integer

Dim nRow As Integer

Dim rFoundCell As Range

nRow = 10

nmax = Sheets("Availability").Range("schedulechange").Rows.count

Do While nRow <= nmax ....................

I am looking to create a code that searchs a column to see if there is word similar to the input (As in it's the same part name with a missing or extra letter or a space), and then return the first matched word.

View 6 Replies View RelatedI have many small spreadsheets of data organised into 4 columns and anything upto 250 rows. I want to be able to test if all the cells along each row have the same data in each of the 4 cells, so 4 occurences of the same thing. Each row of data will be different. (I'm not intertested in matching the data going down the column).

However, I won't know with each spreadsheet what is the exact data I will be looking for - if all 4 cells don't have the same data, that is fine as this will then require my manual attention which is the purpose of my project.

I just want to avoid having to check through lots of rows of data where all the data does already match.

The data will usually be text but it can be IP addresses and numbers too. I need a formula or set of operators to use for is exercise.

i have one work sheet. Column A contains 800 names bolumn B contains 15,000 names.

I need to compare column A to column B then if the name exists displat the names in a seperate column.

I am trying to use =MATCH to find a value in one column that matches a cell. The cell contains a formula and I want to match to the result.

At the moment it isn't working.

Here's what I have:

=MATCH(G2,$A$2:$A$2189,0)

where G2 is

=K2&L2

I have two columns of card numbers (16 digits) in text format, as column A and column B. In column C, I'm trying to figure out how to compare column A and B for matches, and display the match in column C, if there is a hit.

View 4 Replies View RelatedI need to line XYZ to XYZ as well as the information attached to XY&Z

i dont really know how else to explain it but i was hoping there was a macro or something out there that i could use to do this would make it a lot easier

I've been searching for a method to compare two large columns of numbers and remove replicates from the "main" column. Column A has all the numbers that are in column B and many more. I want to remove all the numbers from column A that are in column B. The result being two columns with no matching numbers. (or a third column that has only the numbers from 'A' that are not in 'B').

My search results on this forum have found results that compare rows for matches & can make deletions; and also one method that could mark all the entries that were duplicates in both columns, but nothing to remove them. The datasets I am using have over 400k entries in some columns, so manual removal of marked ones is not feasible. I need an automatic deletion method.

I have a macro that I am working on which I have gotten stuck on. It compares Column A and Column C and any numbers which match are pasted into Column D.

What I am getting stuck with is I need to copy and paste the data for column B to Column E as well. So in other words.

If column A and B match then the number from Column A that matches B will be pasted in column D along with the value that is right next to it in Column B.

Attached File : MatchingMacro.xlsm

I want to compare two columns (from two different files, but copied into a new sheet) for duplicates or identical entries. But here's the trick, each entry contains atleast a number of digits. I'm not quite sure how to find items that may be 80% identical (in the right order, but might be messing a digit, or there is a dash or a 'o' instead of a '0'). I know how to do it in C++ or Java, but not quite sure how to do it in VBA/macro. Here's an example of what I meant. Let's say column one has the following:

0244-34

9393-O0

3932-44

and second column has

939300

493384

938923

If I was comparing second column to first column, it can pick up the 9393-O0 one because it's close enough to 939300.

I know there is a forumla to compare a small database to a list, but can't find it (I used to use French Excel).

Here is an example :

In a sheet, my small database :

(in two different cells)

Value1 and ValueA

Value2 and ValueB

Value3 and ValueC

etc...

In another sheet, my list :

I have a list where there's a lot of Value1, Value2... in one column, and in the next column, a lot of ValueA, ValueB....

I want to check in my list : if I have Value1, then, on the same row (next column) I have ValueA, if I have Value2, then, I should have in the same row (next column) ValueB....

And if I have Value1 and in the same row (next colum) ValueB, I want some kind of "Error" text.

Can't find this function nor (of course) the criteria to use it correctly.

I have two columns, one with the target text (D:D) and one with text I want to compare it too (A:A). If the text in column (D:D) matches the one in (A:A), I want to return the value in (B:B). I attached a sample of the problem i'm dealing with.

View 5 Replies View RelatedI have another challenging solve for a VBA macro. So here it goes, as I have become frustrated trying to make an array formula with no joy. On my sample worksheet provided below this is what I am trying to accomplish:

(Solution cells) B4:I4 looks to the (Combination cells) M5:R10 for a match

If a match is present then cell J4 gives a "win" ,

If no match then cell J4 gives a " lose ".

Next if a win is present in cell J4, then cell K4 looks for when the draw number that matches occurred on from cells A4:A10, then subtracts the two(e.g. solutions cells from combination cells) to give the actual " # of draws to a win ". If no win is present in cell J4, then the default is zero for cell K4

The formula would be copied down thru cells J4:K12

Please refer to sample worksheet attached so that you can understand more clearly of just what I'm trying to do.

Column A = numerical IDs, multiple entries, may have duplicates that should only be counted once in comparison

Column B = numerical IDs, multiple entries, may have duplicates that should only be counted once in comparison

Need: 1 cell that compares all of the A range to all of the B range and returns a a percentage of repeats. So, if there are 50 entries in A, and only 40 are unique, and B includes 10 repeats (unique, not multiple), then the returned value would be 25%.

how to find partial match of text in 2 different columns.

For example:

Column A:

Boston

Chicago

Los Angeles

New York

Detroit

Miami

[code].....

I want to be able to create a column that finds all the matching cities from A in B.

I have two sheets with pretty much the same content but not exactely. I need to compare the data from the first sheet to the data in the second sheet in this way:

data from column b (numbers) in the first sheet needs to be compared to data in column b in the second sheet. if this dosen't match it needs to go to the next line.

if the match is positive it needs to compare the data from column d on the first sheet to the data on the second sheet same column and copy the data from the first sheet's column d to the second sheet's column d. But only if the data in column d on the first sheet isn't blank. If it is it should leave the data on column d second sheet intact.

I am trying to use a "=COUNT(IF(..." formula to count the number of hourly employees that have start dates older than 3 years. Column A has the start dates and column B has the salary status (S/H). =COUNT(IF(AND(A2:A1000<DATE(2004,1,1),B2:B1000="H"),A2:A1000)) This formula returns 1 no matter what I change the data to.

View 3 Replies View RelatedI am trying to compare mutiple columns of data, match them and copy select data. Find matching cells in 2 different columns and copy select info into that row. See file attached

View 7 Replies View RelatedI have a workbook with two sheets imported from different sources. Sheet 1 is an AdHoc query from an Oracle 10g based program. Sheet 2 (PBIC 8 in my file) is a report generated from a property accountability program. The information from Sheet 2 is manually inputted into the Oracle program that generated Sheet 1.

I would like to have a macro that would compare the cell contents in columns "RegistrationNbr" (column S) and "SerialNbr" (column T) with the cell contents in Sheet 2 (PBIC 8). The match in Sheet 2 could be an identical match or part of a longer string. The matching cells in both sheets should be highlighted.

One thing to be considered is the column names in Sheet 1 will always be the same but the column letter designation may change base on the fields selected in the AdHoc query.

I didn't realize my file was too large and didn't upload.

I am working on a list of agents and I want to get rid of the duplicates. I know I could use conditional formating to highlight the duplicate names but it conditional formating won't allow me to find duplicates based on three cells in a row. My code below works to an extent but it misses some of the duplicates in the list and I don't know why. I have check the cells of the duplicates and they are an exact match.

Sub SearchDups1()

Dim rFnd1 As Excel.Range

Dim rFnd2 As Excel.Range

Dim iCount As Integer

Dim iEnd As Integer

Dim sAdr1 As String

iCount = 2

iEnd = WorksheetFunction.Match("zzzzzzzzzz", Sheet2.Range("D:D")) + 1

Do

Set rFnd1 = Sheet2.Cells(iCount, "D")

Set rFnd2 = Sheet2.Columns("D:D").Find( _

What:=rFnd1, LookIn:=xlValues, LookAt:=xlPart, _

SearchOrder:=xlByRows, SearchDirection:=xlNext, MatchCase:=True)..............

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