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Hi,
I have an excel sheet which i am sending in the attachment.

In sheet 1 I have this:

Name       Group
James      A
Brian      B
Richard      D
Jake              C
Lora         B

In Sheet 2:

Name       Department
Jake              Dev
James      QE
Richard      Dev
Lora              QE
Brian      Dev

What I want to make in Sheet 1 is:

Name       Group     Department
James      A            QE
Brian      B            Dev
Richard      D            Dev
Jake              C            Dev
Lora         B            QE

This is just an example and the actual list is so long.

How can I make it diagrammatically in Excel?


Thanks,



 

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Rory Archibald earned 2000 total points
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In C2 on sheet1 enter:
=VLOOKUP(A2,Sheet2!A:B,2,FALSE)
and copy down.

HTH
Rory
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by:Tolgar
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Thank you it worked. But now I cannot count how many Dev and QE are in the Department column by simply doing ctrl + F and finding all.

How can I count them?

Thanks,
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by:Rory Archibald
Rory Archibald earned 2000 total points
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You can use a formula like:
=countif(c:c,"Dev")
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