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List lookup

List lookup

List lookup

I have a list of lets say


I want a function to look on that list and return a positive if the letter I indicate is on the list. An if function would be =if(??="j","x"," ") with ?? being the cell that I put the lookup value in.

I have a list an I want to see an X in a column if there is a a certain value in that column.

I hope this makes sense.

RE: List lookup

If your lookup value is in cell A1, and your list is in the range "list", then:
will return a row number if A1 is in the list, or #NA# if not.

Wrap that in IFERROR():
and it will return 0 rather than #NA# if A1 is not in list.

Finally, wrap that in an IF() function:
and it will return X if A1 is in list, or a blank if not.

Doug Jenkins
Interactive Design Services

RE: List lookup

Thanks, Doug

Don't have a use for it yet, but, pretty sure I'll find something.


RE: List lookup


That is what I needed. Thanks a bunch.

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