Getting a cell match to return FOUND

wallyxl

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I know I can do this by nesting a load of if statements but I was wondering if there is an easier way.

If in cell A2 I have the value 12 and I want cell A1 to return a value FOUND if any cell from A6 to A24 has the value 12 in it.

Any quick fixes please?
 

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Aladin Akyurek

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I know I can do this by nesting a load of if statements but I was wondering if there is an easier way.

If in cell A2 I have the value 12 and I want cell A1 to return a value FOUND if any cell from A6 to A24 has the value 12 in it.

Any quick fixes please?

=IF(ISNUMBER(MATCH(A2,$A$6:$A$24,0)),"FOUND","Not Available")
 

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