vlookup question? at least I think it is.....

RonEire

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Hi guys, need help with the following.....


My spreadsheet contains a number of columns, of which one specifies whether a certain row is to be is to be deleted or not.

This column contains the word "delete" in each row that requires deletion.

I would like to be able to return all rows that contain "delete"

Do I use vlookup for this or not???

Any help much appreciated.

Ron
 

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FDibbins

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No, VLOOKUP() will only return the 1st "find", it will then stop looking.

I think you will be better off using a filter. Find that on the Home tab, at the end/Sort and Filter/Filter. Uncheck everything but delete
 

RonEire

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No, VLOOKUP() will only return the 1st "find", it will then stop looking.

I think you will be better off using a filter. Find that on the Home tab, at the end/Sort and Filter/Filter. Uncheck everything but delete

Thanks, will try that!
 

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