Vlookup Between Two Workbooks
I have looked through the forum and haven't been able to find an answer. I have two workbooks. One has a worksheet with two columns - the first column holds ID's, the second column has the names associated with them. My second workbook has a large table with many different fields and ID's only. I would like to use Vlookup to add the names to the second workbook.
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