Thank you ImkeF,
Compleated that, converted everything to Uppercase in both tables and removed duplicated in Column 1 in Excel 2 'RULE_NAME', still no luck in getting them to connect.
Hm, that's a bit strange.
Then trim and clean the column (s in both tables) as well - before removing duplicates. You find these commands under the lowercase.
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Would it matter if a value in Column 1 is also in Column 2 of Excel 2? Not all the rules have a translation, so the rule is just repeated in the translation column. If I remove them might that help?
Trim and Clean worked!
Thank you so much, this has been driving me demented for weeks!
Now to just get it to pull the english value and I'm all set!
Thank you ImkeF!
So what happened here is that your unique values-to-be haven't been unique, but contained either blanks (trim) or non-printable characters (clean).
So you've lost some rows in your lookup-table here and might have to check if this causes problems now. What remove duplicates does is to keep the first row it finds.
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