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I have text in Column A from rows 4 to 300 sorted alphabetically.   I have text in column B from rows 4 to 150 sorted alphabetically.   I need a formula in Column C that will look at the value in Column B and if it's found in Column A it says 'YES'.  If not then 'NO'.
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Question by:elwayisgod
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barry houdini earned 500 total points
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Try using this formula in C4 copied down

=IF(COUNTIF(A$4:A$300,B4),"YES","NO")

this doesn't rely on the data being sorted - works either way.....

regards, barry
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by:dlmille
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Use this formula, paste in C4 and copy down:

=IF(ISNA(MATCH(B4,$A$4:$A$300,0)),"NO","YES")

Dave
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by:andrewssd3
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Try:

=IF(ISERROR(MATCH(B4,$A$4:$A$300,0)),"NO","YES")

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by:andrewssd3
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Pretty impressive - no answers when I started typing mine - accepted before I pressed submit - you can't hang around here
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by:SANTABABY
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This formula is for cell C4:
=IF(ISNA(MATCH(B4,A:A,0)),"No","Yes")

Copy C4 and select the range C5:C150, then paste.
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by:dlmille
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andrewssd3 - I noticed :)  I must have been a split second too slow, lol :)

Dave
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by:elwayisgod
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Crap.. I'm sorry fellas.  First one worked so I just accepted.  I'm sure there is many ways to skin this cat :)   I appreciate all the responses.
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