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Merging Data in 2 Separate Excel Workbooks

Good Morning All, I need to merge two seperate work books, of average 20 columns width Both do/do not hold matching information. EG: Worksheet A Joe Smith Address1 Address2 City Postcode Work Sheet B Joe Smith City E-mail Telephone What I would like to do is create a single merged workbook which has all the fields merged into a single row - without duplication (obviously, I can backtrack and delete manually if necessary) Thank-you

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Re: Merging Data in 2 Separate Excel Workbooks

If the First Name and Last name are equal to both work sheets, I will just sort them by First Name and Last name and copy the results into a separate work sheet. If the names are different you will have to use Access: This can be easily done with Access and SQL, just import both work books into different tables to access and use the create query wizard, play with the results until you will get the result you want. Access will also solve the duplicate problem easily. Very important: You will have to use join properties: Read help about join properties and understand how this works... Afterward you can export it back to Excel or use Copy/Paste. If you can't use Access and have only Excel: You will have to use Vlookup on various fields until you will get the result you want. Its a hard work but in the end you will get the same result as access. Let me know what happend Daniel

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