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How to copy and paste in Excel through a formula.

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I've been trying formula's like vlookup, index, match etc... from previous solutions with no luck so I'm writing this request.
Can you tell me how to search for a value from col c in col m and when found in col m fill in the corresponding value from col a into col d.

col a range is A2:A53
col c range is C2:C53
col d range is D2:D619

the match search range is M2:M619

Does each cell in the D column need a formula?
Is this better solved using VB Script?
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Question by:claghorn
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Saqib Husain, Syed earned 2000 total points
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This is what I have understood from your description.

Enter this formula in D2 and copy it down.

=iferror(index($A$2:$A$52,match(m2,$C$2:$C$53,0)),"")
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by:claghorn
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It does exactly what I asked. Thanks so much.
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