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How to Identify and Then Delete Duplicate Records in Excel

It is almost inevitable that - over time - duplicate records will creep into your Excel data set. In this tutorial, I demonstrate 3 methds to help you to identify and then either edit or delete the duplicate records. 1st Method - Use the Circle Invalid Entries tool. This works in coordination with Data Validation. 2nd Method - In Excel 2007 / 2010 , use the Remove Duplicates Command. This, as you will see, is both a powerful tool and a potentially destructive tool. My best practice is to use this with a Cipy of your data set. 3rd Method - Conditional Formatting. In Excel 2007 / 2010, Conditional Formatting has been really upgraded. Now, Highlighting either Duplicate or Unique Records is a menu selection. For those sill using Excel 2003 and earlier, I show you how to write the Formula needed to make Conditional Formatting work in this case. I invite you to visit my online shopping website - - to view all of my videos. Danny Rocks The Company Rocks
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