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    Vlook up for multiple columns?

    Hello everyone,

    I was hoping to get more of your expert help with excel. I've been trying for two days but can't seem to figure out what I am doing wrong or if I am even going in the right direction, I'm hopeful someone here can help me please.

    I am trying to get excel to look at the values in each row of sheet1 and see if they are an exact match to any row in sheet two. If so I want excel to take the Value in the value column of sheet2 and place it in the Column1 of sheet1. For example if row 1 sheet1 has N Copy Empty No and row 5 in sheet2 has the same values in the same columns then I want it to return the value in the Value column of sheet2 to column1 of sheet1

    I've tried everything I can think of but can't get it to work. I have attached a sample workbook so you get a better idea of what I'm trying to do


    Any help is greatly appreciated.

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    Re: Vlook up for multiple columns?

    in Sheet1!G2
    =INDEX(Sheet2!F$2:F$30,MATCH(A2,IF((B2=Sheet2!B$2:B$30)*(C2=Sheet2!C$2:C$30)*(D2=Sheet2!D$2:D$30)*(E2=Sheet2!E$2:E$30),A$2:A$30),0),1)
    Array formula, use Ctrl-Shift-Enter


    UPDATE: Before you say this doesn't work, none of your example data matches.

    UPDATE2: Sheet1 Column D has a space after each entry, the column that's supposed to match (Sheet2 Column D) does not. Therefore they will not match. You'll need to fix that.
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    Re: Vlook up for multiple columns?

    You could try
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    Re: Vlook up for multiple columns?

    Check the attachment.

    I assumed there will be no duplicates, however in case there will be duplication use column J instead of column I in match function.

    As mentioned by Special-K none of your data matches so I inserted 2 rows on both sheets.
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