When you need to find the
unique entries in an Excel list, the quickest way to locate them is with the Advanced
Filter. For example, you have a list of homes sold by date and location. You
would like to see a listing of the cities where the homes were sold. Because
you sold multiple in homes in a number of cities, the data in the City column
contains a number of duplicates. To produce a city list without duplicates,
follow these steps:
- Select the City column.
- Go to Filter | Advanced Filter.
- Click in the Copy
To Another Location text box, then click on a cell in
the same worksheet where you want to locate the new list.
- Click the Unique
Records check box.
- Click OK.
Excel will list the unique
values found in the City column at the designated location.
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