Try this:

=index($R:$R,match($J2,$Q:$Q,0))

Where “R” is the column that contains the results you want, “J” has the shorter list of items to which the results can be matched, and “Q” is where Excel will find the match to what’s in column “J”.

Cheers.

]]>Spreadsheet has data in columns A through R

I am focusing on column J (rows 2 thru 17)

column Q (row 2 thru 953)

Column R (row 2 thru 953)

What I need to do is Match data J2 against Q2 thru Q953 and get the data in cell R? to be reflected in the column of choice

Then I need the formula to move down and work down in order for column J.

Did that make sense?

Please help.

Thanks

]]>I want to compare two columns that have similar data e.g. one column has the word Vapor and other has Vapour…The result should give me these columns. Is there a way in excel to accomplish this task?

Thanks!

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