troubleshooting Question

Use one table as qriteria to filter another

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In my workbook I have two tables with a one-to-many relationship between them. I want to merge this two so I get a new table with only the related records.

The sheet DataItems show Structuritems and items organized under a structuritem
 Structuritems with items  

The List sheet is where the user register which structuritems he wants in his materiallist. Could be one or many structuritems.
structuritems in the order
Then I want to create a new table, a kind of materiallist, with all items belonging to the given structuritems. Like this:
Materiallist
I think I could manage this by using vba. Create a code that loops trough each row in List and then loop trough each row in DataItems to find what I'm looking for. Sounds like a difficult task and would demand a lot of searching for solutions online. Could there be an easier way to do this kind of task in Excel? Appreciate any tips or hints.
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Rob Henson
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