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    Help needed in comparing text in column A & B & inserting the similar value in column c

    Hi I have two columns of with a huge number of data in it.

    I need to compare data in column A to the value in Column B, & see if they match.

    if they match then put the comparison text into column C

    Please Help....

    Thanks in advance
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    Re: Help needed in comparing text in column A & B & inserting the similar value in column

    Can you provide an example of what the correct match looks like?
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    Re: Help needed in comparing text in column A & B & inserting the similar value in column

    Maybe this

    In C2

    =VLOOKUP("*"&LEFT(B2,4)&"*",$A$2:$A$17,1,0)


    A
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    C
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    1 million by paco rabanne Angel 100 mls angel perfume
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    1 million paco Carolona Herrera 212 by carolina herrera
    5
    1 million parfum
    6
    100 argan oil hair
    7
    100 mls angel perfume
    8
    2 addict dior
    9
    212 by carolina herrera
    10
    212 by caroline herrera
    11
    212 carolina herera
    12
    212 carolina herrera
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    212 cologne
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    212 cologne men
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    212 for man
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    212 for men
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    212 fragrance
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    Re: Help needed in comparing text in column A & B & inserting the similar value in column

    Thanks for the reply....

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    Re: Help needed in comparing text in column A & B & inserting the similar value in column

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