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If I wanted to have a value in A1 and then I wanted to see if it matched any of the values in B1:B10, how would I do that?  



I had a question similar to this just recently.  There are several ways you could do it.


will return true or false

=match(A1,B1:B10,False)   will return the location of the match in the range B1:B10 if A1 is found in that range otherwise it would return the #N/A error value


All of those worked for me.  If you need more explanation, ask a follow-up question with the specifics of what you need to know.

Tom Ogilvy  
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