## How do you match a list in Excel?

The quickest way to find all about two lists is to select them both and them click on Conditional Formatting -> Highlight cells rules -> Duplicate Values (Excel 2007). The result is that it highlights in both lists the values that ARE the same.

**How do you check if two sets of data match in Excel?**

Example 1. Compare two columns for matches or differences in the same row

- To compare two columns in Excel row-by-row, write a usual IF formula that compares the first two cells.
- The result may look similar to this:
- =IF(EXACT(A2, B2), “Match”, “”)
- =IF(AND(A2=B2, A2=C2), “Full match”, “”)

### How do I match addresses in Excel?

11 Ways to Compare Addresses in Excel

- You can use the IF function to compare addresses.
- You can use both the ISNUMBER function and the MATCH function to compare addresses.
- You can use both the ISTEXT function and the VLOOKUP function to compare addresses.
- You can use the LEFT function to compare addresses.

**How do I compare two lists in Excel for duplicates?**

Select both columns of data that you want to compare. On the Home tab, in the Styles grouping, under the Conditional Formatting drop down choose Highlight Cells Rules, then Duplicate Values. On the Duplicate Values dialog box select the colors you want and click OK. Notice Unique is also a choice.

## How do I match the same text in Excel?

To compare text strings in a case-sensitive way, you can use the EXACT function. The Excel EXACT function compares two text strings, taking into account upper and lower case characters, and returns TRUE if they are the same, and FALSE if not.

**How do I find matching rows in Excel?**

Follow these steps:

- Type “=MATCH(” and link to the cell containing “Kevin”… the name we want to look up.
- Select all the cells in the Name column (including the “Name” header).
- Type zero “0” for an exact match.
- The result is that Kevin is in row “4.”

### How do you compare data sets?

When you compare two or more data sets, focus on four features:

- Center. Graphically, the center of a distribution is the point where about half of the observations are on either side.
- Spread. The spread of a distribution refers to the variability of the data.
- Shape.
- Unusual features.

**How do I match the same name in Excel?**

Here are the steps to do this:

- Select the entire data set.
- Click the Home tab.
- In the Styles group, click on the ‘Conditional Formatting’ option.
- Hover the cursor on the Highlight Cell Rules option.
- Click on Duplicate Values.
- In the Duplicate Values dialog box, make sure ‘Duplicate’ is selected.
- Specify the formatting.