string comparison

  1. M

    UDF - Custom Split and Remove

    Hey there, I've created a custom function which compares two text strings, and removes any duplicates. For instance String 1 = "Bob; Sally; Tom; Beth;" String 2 = "Sally; Beth;" Resulting String = "Bob; Tom;" I have two issues. One is that my function is being recalculated needlessly. For...
  2. L

    VBA - Read a list item, check if it matches any previous ones - if not, write it in cell below previous, otherwise skip to next one.

    Hi guys, Currently the simple code below reads two values on a row, one from column "C" and one from column "D". It concatenates them and writes the new string in column "B". Sometimes the list in column C will contain more than one string exactly the same. I don't want it to write a value...
  3. T

    Comparing Strings with VBA code

    I have a large data set with multiple columns and a significant number of rows. Each column has a string with a number in the same place but the number is different for each column. Due to typo errors I want to compare each column to the first column, which I know is correct. Is there a way for...
  4. P

    Unifying List of Strings Using Approximate String MAtching

    Hello, I am sorry in advance if I have picked the wrong words for the title of thread (which i think is the case, since web search returned no relevant results). Basically I have a column with company names where the company names were not standardized. Meaning you will see for example...
  5. P

    String Comparison Help

    <tbody> CompanyCode CompanyCode Result 112 New York asq 442 New York abd Pass 334 San Fran wws 252 Kansas 1saq Fail 210 St.Louis qes 088 St.Louis abc Pass </tbody> Hi there, I am looking for help on creating a string for my spreadsheet. The table above is a small sample...
  6. M

    Comparing Alphanumeric Strings

    Hello Everybody, I got a simple sheet in which I got some columns of data representing certain grid-line i.e. A-25, B-35, C-41 etc and I got another column in which the data is like B-25.5, C-26.5 etc. I want to compare the both columns and know for each item that which item is bigger or...
  7. S

    String testing in VBA returns wrong result

    Hello, I am working on a function that should compare a String originalName to a list of names. I use a While loop with an if statement checking at every line of the list whether or not the content is identical to the string in argument. However, when I run the function step by step, when I...
  8. 2

    string comparison

    Hello Frieds I need some help in comparing two columns having text strings. I have two columns containing text strings (item descriptions). I am trying to compare these two description columns so that I can identify match and mismatch. In addition to that I also need to do compare the two...

Some videos you may like

This Week's Hot Topics

  • populate from drop list with multiple tables
    Hi All, i have a drop list that displays data, what i want is when i select one of those from the list to populate text from different tables on...
  • Find list of words from sheet2 in sheet1 before a comma and extract text vba
    Hi Friends, Trying to find the solution on my task. But did not find suitable one to the need. Here is my query and sample file with details...
  • Dynamic Formula entry - VBA code sought
    Hello, really hope one of you experts can help with this - i've spent hours on this and getting no-where. .I have a set of data (more rows than...
  • Listbox Header
    Have a named range called "AccidentsHeader" Within my code I have: [CODE]Private Sub CommandButton1_Click() ListBox1.RowSource =...
  • Complex Heat Map using conditional formatting
    Good day excel world. I have a concern. Below link have a list of countries that carries each country unique data. [URL...
  • Conditional formatting
    Hi good morning, hope you can help me please, I have cells P4:P54 and if this cell is equal to 1 then i want row O to say "Fully Utilised" and to...
Top