Need help with Excel formula comparing columns

Why do I keep receiving this error in my Excel formula? I want to match column F with G.
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Subodh Tiwari (Neeraj)Excel & VBA ExpertCommented:
Replace comma with semicolon (;) in your formula and see if that works for you.
maximus1974Author Commented:
Same error using semicolon. Error attached.
Subodh Tiwari (Neeraj)Excel & VBA ExpertCommented:
That's strange.
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NorieAnalyst Assistant Commented:

Can you attach a sample workbook with some sample data?
maximus1974Author Commented:
Subodh Tiwari (Neeraj)Excel & VBA ExpertCommented:
Can you see the working formula in column H in the attached?
Hi Maximus,

It seems to work fine for me - see attached with the formula in.

I don't get any matches though.


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Christopher RourkeProduct Manager @ Experts ExchangeCommented:
Hello Maximus,

The formula works as expected for me as well. The only way I was able to reproduce the error you are experiencing was to leave out the commas. Would you mind testing something, plug another formula in that uses commas as a separator and see if the error triggers for it as well. For example:


If you receive the same error for that then the information in this link from Microsoft support may help you:
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