Compare two columns and remove mismatches

This is just a simple example so I can understand the method - Column A has more data than Column B. I need to figure out how in Column C I can have an "x" appear whenever there is a Column A match to Column B. Basically I need to remove everything from Column A that is not represented in Column B without doing it manually.
K_DeutschAsked:
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Martin LissOlder than dirtCommented:
Here's a macro that does the deletion as well. It assumes there are no headings.


Sub RemoveUnmatched()
Dim lngLastRow As Long
Dim lngRow As Long
Dim Found As Range

Application.ScreenUpdating = False

lngLastRow = Range("A65536").End(xlUp).Row

Columns("B:B").Select

For lngRow = lngLastRow To 1 Step -1
    Set Found = Selection.Find(What:=Cells(lngRow, 1).Value, After:=ActiveCell, LookIn:=xlValues, LookAt:= _
        xlWhole, SearchOrder:=xlByRows, SearchDirection:=xlNext, MatchCase:=False _
        , SearchFormat:=False)
    If Found Is Nothing Then
        Cells(lngRow, 1).Delete Shift:=xlUp
    End If
Next

Application.ScreenUpdating = True

End Sub

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Martin LissOlder than dirtCommented:
If you don't want to delete automatically, change line 17 to

Cells(lngRow, 3).Value = "X"
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Saqib Husain, SyedEngineerCommented:
Enter this formula in C2 and copy it down

=if(isna(match(A2,"B:B",0)),"X","")
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Martin LissOlder than dirtCommented:
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K_DeutschAuthor Commented:
Like a charm...thanks.
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Martin LissOlder than dirtCommented:
You're welcome and I'm glad I was able to help.

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