Can vblookup be used for comment

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Is it possible to use vlookup in Excel for a comment field.  I am asking because I have spreadsheet that changes as to what is in columns "C7 through C420".

I was looking for a way to display the description of the respective code.  The descriptions are too lenthy to add another column and stll have the required data on one sheet.
moriniaAdvanced Analytics AnalystAsked:
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ProfessorJimJamCommented:
check the example uploaded.
C--Users-jamilm-Downloads-Vlookup-in-Com
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moriniaAdvanced Analytics AnalystAuthor Commented:
I cannot open this file.  Can you make Excel file
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moriniaAdvanced Analytics AnalystAuthor Commented:
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The file is a format that I cannot open and I am not sure that it is safe because I cannot see it.
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ProfessorJimJamCommented:
Please see attached three versions of Vlookups that involves comments.

the files are macro enabled becuase the vlookups are user defined functions placed in the module of excel
Vlookup-in-Comments-Second-Version.xlsm
Vlookup-in-Comments-Third-Version.xlsm
Vlookup-in-Comments.xlsm
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ProfessorJimJamCommented:
you can cancel your delete request, becuase i have provided you with three different solutions.
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moriniaAdvanced Analytics AnalystAuthor Commented:
Professorjimjam,

Can you assist me in implementing your code in the attached spreadsheet.  I have a sample of columns with comments. The vlookup in column "F" is what I would like to see in the respective comment in column "A".
vlookup.xlsx
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