How can I compare two lists for overlap?
Hello,
I'm trying to compare the values in two multiselection dropdown lists to see if there's any overlap. Say both of them have options (a, b, c, d, e), and List 1 contains (b, c) and List 2 contains (c, d). Is there a way to return True because they both contain (c)?
The larger goal is using this to add a contact to specific cells to limit views in DynamicView to users that have overlaps with each other.
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Here's what I came up with. You'd need to create a formula column for each of the multiselect dropdown choices. For example to find C:
The formula would be:
=IF(CONTAINS("c", ABCDE@row), true, false)
You can hide the formula columns once you have them built out and doing what you need.

Hi Matt,
That worked great. I've implemented it and it solved the problem.
Thanks bunches!
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