Vlookup - text and formats

jimcflondon

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Joined
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hi,

i'm having a problem using vlookup to return a text string. I can find the text no problem but when the vlookup returns the text string it removes all formatting of the text.

Some of the text I need to lookup also has is multi-format:
eg. "The BIG red cat"

Does anybody know a way to run some type of look up which returns not just the values but also the formats on a text string?

any help will be much appreciated.

cheers

j.
 

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Norie

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Sorry Jim but VLOOKUP only returns values not formatting.:)
 

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