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Compare text strings in two columns and return text from adjacent cell

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    Compare text strings in two columns and return text from adjacent cell

    how to Chk the text string in particular cell, compare it with a super set column and get the full from of the text string from another corresponsing column and the output will be corresponsing full form of the chked text string?

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    Re: Compare text strings in two columns and return text from adjacent cell

    Attach a sample workbook. Make sure there is just enough data to make it clear what is needed. Include BEFORE/AFTER sheets if needed to show the process you're trying to complete or automate. Remember to desensitize the data.

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    Re: Compare text strings in two columns and return text from adjacent cell

    Sample Work Sheet.xlsx sample work sheet Attachment 217304

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    Re: Compare text strings in two columns and return text from adjacent cell

    Try the VLOOKUP function

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    Re: Compare text strings in two columns and return text from adjacent cell

    tried but not able to implement it properly. any suggestion

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    Re: Compare text strings in two columns and return text from adjacent cell

    error, it is showing #N/A. =VLOOKUP($C1,$A$1:$B$250,2,FALSE)
    Sample Work Sheet.xlsx

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    Re: Compare text strings in two columns and return text from adjacent cell

    That is because some strings in col A have a space at the end ( use the LEN function to verify this f.i. with "JP"
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