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lookup across 2 columns

amaru96 asked
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
Hi guys, I'm trying to lookup a value in a cell against 2 columns and if it exists to return "exists" and if not "does not exist" but having much luck.

To try and clarifiy, below is what I'm trying to get to, where columnB returns the result:

ColumnA         ColumnB                ColumnD       ColumnE
Jack                  Exists                       Nick                Daniel
Michael             Does not exist       John                Jack
Jenny                Exists                      Jenny               Bill
Peter                 Does not exist       Lindy                Luke
Paul                  Does not exist       Sophie             Sam
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