Excel  i need to lookup names between two sheets

James Murrell
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hi hope you guys can help i have brain freeze at the mo

i have a list of accounts number that i need to lookup names

so on sheet 1 i have
a
74921101
74922331
74922331
74922461
74922461
74927161
74927161
74927171
74927171
844533551

and on sheet 2 i have
a                        b
74921101        company a
74922331        company b
74922461        company c
74927171        company d
844533551      company e

what I want is on sheet 1 cell b to show sheet 2 b name

a                          b
74921101        company a
74922331        company b
74922331        company b
74922461        company c
74922461        company c

Hope this all makes sense

James
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Commented:
=VLOOKUP(Sheet1!A1,Sheet2!A:B,2,FALSE)
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big thanks
Roy CoxGroup Finance Manager

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Use Tables to simplify formula writing, also use  ISERROR to avoid error messages
VLOOKUP.xlsx
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good to see your Rob.  you catch the questions on the fly :-)

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