New to Microsoft Excel? Looking for a tip? How about a tip so mind-blowingly useful as to qualify as a magic trick? You're in luck. In this MS Excel tutorial from ExcelIsFun, the 309th installment in their series of digital spreadsheet magic tricks, you'll learn how to check to see if an item in first list is second another list, even if there is text before or after the item using the LOOKUP, SEARCH and ISNUMBER functions.