This post builds upon “How to merge data sets using an Excel or Calc spreadsheet.” A reader, Tina, asked “What if you have more than one column to lookup to get the match value?” This post tries to answer that question.
The key thing about merging data sets is that they MUST share at least one column in common. If this is not the case, then you will have to make it so!
|1||First Name||Last Name||Address||Name||Phone|
|2||Sly||Stone||123 Main St||George Clinton||555-555-6969|
|3||George||Clinton||1 P-Funk Ln||Sly Stone||555-555-1212|
|4||Stevie||Wonder||22 Talking Book Ln||Stevie Wonder||555-555-2323|