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In column A i will be entering Jobs in the format : 'Customer1 Job4', 'Customer 5 Job 4'. In column B i would liek to identify the jobs automatically, so a formula that goes something like : IF(colum A contains "Job 2", "Job 2",If (Column A contains "Job 3","Job 3","")). There are only about 6 jobs but there could be many customers.

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