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Find Word(s) Within Text String That Matches A List Of Keywords

Hi Everyone,

This is my first post.

Although the solution I seek seems rather straightforward, i'm beginning to wonder if it's even technically possible since I can't find a formula that works - using lookup, find, or a combination of various functions.

Basically, I have a column of text strings in worksheet one which I need to check for the presence of keywords which is listed in another column in worksheet two (the keyword list).

So if any word from the keyword list is found in, say, cell A1 of sheet one, the cell to its right (B1) should have a formula to display either the first match (or if possible, all the matched words).

Factors to be taken into consideration a
- the column of text in sheet one may be run for up to 500 rows
- the keyword list may contain up to 3000 keywords (3000 rows)
- the match must to be case sensitive
- the match must be for whole words (and not match "office" to "off")
- there are punctuations in the text in sheet one.

I have also attached an example of how my data is organised.

Thanks!


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