Comparing Columns And Mark Difference?

Oct 30, 2013

When comparing collumns to find out if the values are the same or different I use this formula:

=IF((A2)=(B2);"same";"different")In some cases I see the results are not OK. I see the same values but the result states "different". This might be caused by spaces around the value that does not exist in the other cell I think.

File is attached, the green marking show what I expect to see, the yellow marking shows what puzzles me.

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CREATE TABLES LIKE BELOW?B C M N

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HTML Code:
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[Code]....

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