place text in row for all matching instances in range

saralouise

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here's what I'm trying to accomplish:
if any of the same ID number in column B have Type 1 and Type 2 in column c, mark all rows associated with that same ID number with "priority" in column A

i have =IF(AND(B3=B4,C3<>C4),"PRIORITY","") in column A and have been trying to use it as a helper column, but i can't figure out how to check to see if the ID number in the row with "PRIORITY" is matched anywhere else in column B and then also place the text for all matching instances.

ABC
ID #Type
1Type 1
1Type 1
PRIORITY2Type 1
2Type 2
9Type 1
9Type 1
9Type 1
9Type 1
9Type 1
9Type 1
9Type 1
9Type 1
9Type 1
9Type 1
9Type 1
PRIORITY9Type 1
9Type 2
9Type 2
9Type 2
12Type 1
16Type 1
16Type 1
16Type 1
PRIORITY16Type 1
16Type 2
13Type 2
14Type 2
15Type 2

<colgroup><col style="mso-width-source:userset;mso-width-alt:3584;width:74pt" width="98"> <col style="mso-width-source:userset;mso-width-alt:3584;width:74pt" width="98"> <col style="mso-width-source:userset;mso-width-alt:3584;width:74pt" width="98"> </colgroup><tbody>
</tbody>

open to VBA or formula.

thank you!
 

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Firesword

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  1. Windows
Hi Saralouise, If I've understood your request then this should work
=IF(SUMIFS($B:$B,$B:$B,B3,$C:$C,"Type 1")>0,IF(SUMIFS($B:$B,$B:$B,B3,$C:$C,"Type 2")>0,"PRIORITY",""),"")
 

saralouise

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yes, thank you!! so simply elegant that i hadn't occurred to me - i got down the rabbit hole of far more complicated solutions.
 

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