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Finding Duplicates

October 5, 2010

Since Excel 2007 it has been very easy to find duplicates. There are at least 3 ways to do so with this method being the easiest.

1) Select the data where duplicates are suspected

Finding Duplicates

Finding Duplicates

2) Make the selections as per the illustration above

Finding Duplicates

Finding Duplicates

Excel provides some formatting options for the duplicates found and applies the formatting.

So it is a 2 step process to find duplicates. Once identified you may use the filtering or sorting by color in Excel to isolate the duplicates

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