Contact Lookup/Reference from Another Sheet

Hello,

I am trying to work out a formula that will raise a flag if any contacts in a column (Attendees) are listed on a separate sheet (VIP).

The attendees column could have multiple names listed, the VIP column will only have one name per row.

I am running into errors with the formulas that I have been trying, and not sure if I am even using the correct formulas. Have tried FIND, MATCH and they do not seem to do it.

Any ideas would be much appreciated.


Thanks,

Joe

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  • Thank you. That did work a little better than the way I figured it out. I figured out to use If(Contains( but the the has seems like a better fit.


    Thank you again,

    Joe

  • Genevieve P.
    Genevieve P. Employee Admin

    Ah yes! Contains works as well.

    It's a small difference, but HAS is a function built specifically to search within Multi-Select columns (or multi-select contact lists).

    Glad you got it working!

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