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I am using the following formula:

=INDEX(array, MATCH(lookup_value, lookup_array, 0))

Exactly it looks like:

=INDEX('Sheet B'!B:B, MATCH(E2, 'Sheet B'!X:X, 0))

The problem is it works for all cases where cells in Column X have only the lookup_value. I need a formula that will consider it a match if it finds this exact 13 character value but also contains other text.

Example:

Works

lookup_value=CVE-2007-1205

cell in column X=CVE-2007-1205

Doesn't work

lookup_value=CVE-2007-1205

cell in column X=CVE-2007-1205, 2007-A-0020

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This worked:

=INDEX('Sheet'!B:B, MATCH("*" & E2 & "*", 'Sheet'!X:X, 0))

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