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    Aligning new cells based on existing values

    Hi all, I have a quick question in relation to 'alignment'.

    I have a list of 2.5k records of our clients which contains;

    Rank, First Name, Last Name, Address 1, Address 2, Town/City, County, Postcode.

    I then have another list, with the same details but with an 'email' column instead of the 'rank' column. Both spreadsheets are in completely different order.

    I would like to align this 'email' column from this second spreadsheet to my original spreadsheet with the 'rank' in it so I have both. I will need to align this using the 'First Name' AND 'Last Name' fields, as there will be multiple Joe's in the list and hence need alignment based on both - first name and last name. From what I understand what I need to do is create an empty column with a formula to join up first name and last name so that I can find duplicates using both fields in one;

    Joe | Smith | JoeSmith

    After doing this in both spreadsheets, I would like to tell excel to find 'JoeSmith' from spreadsheet 2 and align it along with its email address next to 'JoeSmith' in spreadsheet 1. I'm looking to achieve the below;

    Joe Smith | Rank | Email | Address 1 | address 2 | Town/City | County | postcode.

    I'd like to do this across all 2.5k records.

    Is there a simple way of doing this?

    Any feedback will help massively!
    Thank you so much in advance!

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    Cool Re: Aligning new cells based on existing values

    Use Merge in Get&Transform (PowerQuery) or attach representative desensitive example excel file

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    Re: Aligning new cells based on existing values

    I am unable to include the original document due to confidentiality issues although please see attached a smaller example.

    You will find 3 worksheets - one sheet with the rank, one sheet with the email. Please note these are in a completely different order.
    &Finally you will find a sheet with an example of what I am aiming to achieve - you will see that despite the differences in the order between the two sheets, the emails are aligned to the relevant person.

    I'd like to do this for the whole list of 2.5k people based on their names only.

    Thank you for your reply!
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    Re: Aligning new cells based on existing values

    This is csv not excel file

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    Re: Aligning new cells based on existing values

    Sorry - please see attached.
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    Cool Re: Aligning new cells based on existing values

    is that what you want?
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    Re: Aligning new cells based on existing values

    Yup - that's exactly what I'm after.
    The issue is I need to so this for 2,500 records and hence align 2,500 emails to the correct person.

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    Re: Aligning new cells based on existing values

    What's the problem?
    Do the same for whole original tables and you will get correct result

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    Re: Aligning new cells based on existing values

    If that takes care of your original question, & to say Thanks, please click on Add Reputtion (bottom left corner of the post of the person(s) who helped you)
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