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Hello,

I am trying to create a macro to help me with a comparison.

I have 2 excel documents, each have one column which is similar (a code ID). I am trying to match up the code IDs from document 1 and document 2 and if there is a match create a new tab (for all the matches) and paste the code ID as well as another column (price) from document 2.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks

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If this is a one off, I wouldn't even bother with a macro- I'd just use the vlookup function to lookup the price from document 2 - any cells returning the #N/A error are not matches and can be filtered out, the rest copied and pasted to the new tab.

It would be perfectly possible to write a macro, but it may be just as quick - even if not a one off, to do the above process?  If you definitely need a macro then I'm happy to write one!
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