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# Excel columns - monitor changes

Posted on 2015-02-02
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Trying to flag changes where the value under JOB column is the same, but value under PAT column is different. What is the Excel 2010 formula to achieve this? **See attachment
*If values in PAT are the same and job number is the same, I’d like a N. Where the values under JOB are the same and the values in PAT different, I’d like a Y.

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Saqib Husain, Syed earned 500 total points
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Enter this formula in C2 and copy down

=IF(A2=A3,IF(B2<>B3,"Y","N"),IF(A2=A1,IF(B2<>B1,"Y","N"),""))
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Excellent solution!
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