Unique values in a range are values occuring only once. This is what I am going to do in this blog post using array formula.
Filter unique distinct values in a range creates a list where all values exists but duplicates are merged into one distinct value. See picture below.
See this blog post: Extract a unique distinct list sorted from A-Z from range in excel
Filter unique values from a range
Array formula in B10:
copied down as far as necessary.
What is named ranges?
How to implement array formula to your workbook
Change the named range. If your list starts at, for example, F3. Change $B$9:B9 in the above formulas to F2:$F$2.
Download excel sample file for this tutorial.
Extract-a-unique-list-from-a-range using array formula in excel.xls
(Excel 97-2003 Workbook *.xls)
Functions in this article:
Counts the number of cells within a range that meet the given condition
Checks whether a condition is met, and returns one value if TRUE, and another value if FALSE
Returns the relative position of an item in an array that matches a specified value
Returns a value or reference of the cell at the intersection of a particular row and column, in a given range
Returns the smallest number in a set of values. Ignores logical values and text
ROW(reference) returns the rownumber of a reference