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Hello,

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I have a small query related to Excel Search function. Suppose I need to search the below data in target cell which has some errors , but a partial match of data is being accepted. Which function can we use as I have tried Match & Vlookup it only searches for exact data. Is there any function for partial match of data available ???





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machoman4lyf, Good afternoon.

Please, next time attach your Excel file not an image.
It's better for all of us to help you.

Suppose:
Your table is at D1:E6
Your column A the values to be searched.
Column B the value found as result.

Try to use:
B1 --> Formula -->
=IF(A1="","",IFERROR(VLOOKUP("*" & A1 & "*",$D$1:$E$6,2,FALSE),"-- NOT FOUND --"))

I did a little example for you:
https://www.sendspace.com/file/isezwv

Is that what you want?
I hope it helps.
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HI Marcílio Lobão ,

Thanks a lot for your valuable reply

Please find the attached excel file, i am getting error for A3, A4, A8, A9 where data match is available.

Please guide

https://www.sendspace.com/file/ah00x5

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Good evening Marcilio,

Sadly, your time has been wasted on this thread:-

https://www.excelforum.com/excel-general/1224481-excel-partial-match-query.html

Cheerio,
vcoolio.
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thanks marcillio & Mazzaropi .

Sorry for the late reply, the query has been addressed
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vcoolio, Good morning.

Thank you very much for the warning.

Unfortunately the users just arrived at the forum do not use a few minutes even to read the rules of courtesy and ethics of use of the forum.

In the anxiety to get immediate answers they pose the same questions at the same time in various Excel forums.
So several people spend time trying to help on the same subject.

It is a waste of effort and knowledge received gratuitously that becomes useless.
Often users even come back to say they've solved the issues elsewhere.

Have a great day with lots of health and a very productive week.

Greetings from Brazil !
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Good day Marcilio,

Forum Expert Leelnich over at Excel Forum acknowledged your contribution. I've asked the OP to at least acknowledge your contribution as it was your formula that did the trick anyway.

Cheerio,
vcoolio.