I'll try to be clear although english is not my first language. I have a first spreadsheet (let's name it PRODUCTS) containing, in different columns, characteristics of different products (Company/S.N./Quality). As:


And on a second spreadsheet (INVENTORY), I can see what we have in stock.


I would like to be able to see the quality of each of the products we have in stock. Like in this image: enter image description here

I tried some kinds of IF and ArrayFormula... I understand it should be an easy problem, but I'm not a clever man.


There are cleverer ways of doing this but the conventional solution is to add a 'helper' column:

  • Insert a column at the extreme left of PRODUCTS and in A1:


and copy down to suit.

  • In INVENTORY in C2 insert:


and copy down to suit.

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