Search and Verfiy if data exists

Posted on 2011-04-20
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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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jppinto earned 2000 total points
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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

ID: 35432393
Thank you jppinto. Let me try this and update you.

Author Comment

ID: 35438354
Thank you it worked.

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