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I have a list of companies in column A and the postal districts that they cover in column B. On a second sheet, I have a list of all UK postcode districts. Due to multiple companies covering each postal district I wanted to be able to see which companies cover each district, however a Vlookup only returns one company for each district covered.

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I can think of a number of possible solutions - obviously the simplest is a filter, but that would work for one record at a time which I guess isn't what you wanted!  The next option would be an array filter - an example of this is at http://aidanheritage.byethost3.com/excel/ArrayFilter.xls
My other thought would be to use VBA with a UserDefinedFunction - see http://aidanheritage.byethost3.com/excel/MergeExample.xls for an example of this

I hope that this gives you what you need but do let me know if you want any further help, or need any of this clarifying.
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