Compare Two Columns in Excel (for Matches & Differences)

Compare Two Columns in Excel (for Matches & Differences)

In this video, I will show you six examples to compare two columns in Excel for matches and differences.
00:00 Intro
00: 10 Compare two columns based on row values
01:04 Compare and highlight values that are in both the columns (using conditional formatting)
01:42 Compare and highlight values that are in one column and not in the other column
02:17 Find names that are in column 1 and not in column 2 (using VLOOKUP)
04:05 Lookup and get matching data point
04:37 Pull matching data point when there is a partial match

Based on your dataset, you may need to change or adjust the method. However, the basic principles would remain the same.

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