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I have a spreadsheet with a medium-sized data set, and I need to look up values from the large table, and thin the table down to only the relevant values.

To arrive at each unique value, I will have to match 3 input cells to the first 3 cells of the data table, then copy values from across that specific line to the appropriate cells of my smaller table. I really don't need to sum or do any math in this step, its just a copy from the master table to the smaller table, the math will come later.

I think I'm attaching the file (remember-first post) so hopefully it will help with what I'm trying to accomplish. Hopefully this isn't a big deal, but I've been pulling my hair out on this all day and I just can't find a solution anywhere that really matches up to this.

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I maintain the data flow at my work. We send and receive the data using excel files with specific formatting that I then upload to the database. Each time I send or receive the excel file I must log them, this is what my code question refers to.

I use RDBMerge to merge all the contents of the 100 plus excel files into one worksheet. The first part of the macro cleans up the merge data for use in the log (i have attached an example of the clean data and finished log).

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This is the area where my skill at using scripting dictionaries fails.

The results for the log list each file only once, but the log code for each corresponding "Record Type" in columns G-R of the "Log Sheet" must contain each unique instance of the code. In other words

if LL_LLL_BOB_ToLLLLL_20121228_01 contains an O-U with an "A" Record Type and an M-R with an "A" Record Type; then, on the log sheet there needs to be the codes "U/R2U" in the cell intersection of the LL_LLL_BOB_ToLLLLL_20121228_01 record row and "A" column (which is column "G")

So, If the File contains one of each code for each Record Type the corresponding cell must house one of each code separated by a "/" without any spaces. This means the cell value could no code, or one code and all the variations in between to all five codes. Also, for ease of human reading the log codes should be concatenated in the 1-5 order that I listed them in (U/RU/U2/R2U/R)

Here is my code so far.

Option Explicit
Sub test()
Dim dic As Object, a, i As Long, rng As Range, e, w, n As Long
Set dic = CreateObject("Scripting.Dictionary")


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