Vlookup in excel

I have a file that has a column D3 onwards, that indicates a stored patch in my synth memory. alongside is a list of the available patches K3. I would like to indicate which patches are stored on the synth from the downloaded bunch K3.

I have attached the spreadsheet
Patches-Ultranova.xlsx
PeterBaileyUkAsked:
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Saqib Husain, SyedEngineerCommented:
=VLOOKUP(D3,K:L,2,0)

in E3 onwards
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PeterBaileyUkAuthor Commented:
It was the name i wanted to verify so : =VLOOKUP(D3,K:L,1,0) so i assume if it says #n/a it means its not in the d column list.
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PeterBaileyUkAuthor Commented:
I am not sure if I stated it correctly I want to know whats in list column K that is NOT in list column D

is that as simple as =VLOOKUP(K3,D:E,1,0)
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Saqib Husain, SyedEngineerCommented:
If it says #N/A it means that is is not found in the K list. There could be a difference which is not easily noticeable like an extra space at the end or in the middle or a different type of apostrophe. The two should be an exact match for this to work.
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PeterBaileyUkAuthor Commented:
I tried this but its not working not sure why:
=IF(VLOOKUP(K3,D:E,1,0)=TRUE,"In Ultranova Memory","NotinULMemory")

I was hoping to say if the vlookup passed then...
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Saqib Husain, SyedEngineerCommented:
Try

not(isna(VLOOKUP(K3,D:E,1,0)))

instead of

VLOOKUP(K3,D:E,1,0)=TRUE
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PeterBaileyUkAuthor Commented:
thats cracked it.
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PeterBaileyUkAuthor Commented:
It looked a simp0le thing to do but couldnt get my head around it, THANK YOU.
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