In this article, we will illuminate you about how we can compare strings of two cells in Microsoft Excel. We will use EXACT function to compare the text and other way we can compare by matching the strings with each other.
Let’s take an example to understand how we can match the strings in Excel:
We have 2 columns, in which we have formula list. We need to compare both the columns, if text color matches or not.
To compare texts, we’ll use EXACT function. When we want to compare exact match in terms of text, if it is in capital letters or small letter, we use EXACT function.
Follow below given steps:
In above image we can see, if cell strings does not match in any term whether it is capital & small or strings mismatch.
Another way to match the strings by ignoring the case of letters. Follow below given steps:
We will get the result in true and false. True means the text are matching and false means is text are not matching.
Difference between both function and formula:
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