Search and Verfiy if data exists

Posted on 2011-04-20
Last Modified: 2012-08-13
I have two worksheets in an Excel workbook.  Sheet1 has data of capital assets send by Finance. Some assets were disposed and my database has recorded this information. So I ran a report to find all the disposed assets which is now Sheet2.

I want a formula that can search and verify the tag numbers (which is in sheet1, column C) with tag in Sheet2, column A

Any advise to resolve this will be appreciated.

Question by:ahadee
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    Accepted Solution

    Something like this:

    =IF(ISNA(VLOOKUP(A2,Sheet1!$C$2:$C$22,1,FALSE)),"Doesnt exist","Exists")

    Please check the attached file. On sheet2, if the Tag number exists on sheet1, it displays "Exists", if don't, it displays "Doesn't exist".


    Author Comment

    Thank you jppinto. Let me try this and update you.

    Author Comment

    Thank you it worked.

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