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# Excel - combining columns with a Primary Key

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## Excel - combining columns with a Primary Key

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All, I have two spread sheets, on sheet 1 we have 5 columns. Column A has a the Key. Sheet two has 3 columns with column A as the Key matching sheet 1. What I'm trying to do is move information from sheet 2 (Column B and C) into column D and Column E on sheet one based on the Primary Key that is on both sheets in column A. See attachment. There are several thousand rows so an automated process would be greatly appreciated. This one is out of my scope of skills. Thanks!

### RE: Excel - combining columns with a Primary Key

Hi,

Assuming that 1) row 1 contains headings and 2) row 2 is the first row of dara on sheet1...

D2: =INDEX(Sheet2!B:B,MATCH(A2,Sheet2!A:A,0),1)
E2=: =INDEX(Sheet2!C:C,MATCH(A2,Sheet2!A:A,0),1)

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