## Filter values occurring in range 1 but not in range 2

*Article updated on March 12, 2018*

**Question:** How do I filter values existing in one range but not in an other?

**Answer:**

### Formula in B13:

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### Formula in B21:

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### Named ranges

One (B2:D4)

Two (B7:E10)

What is named ranges?

Download excel example file.

Filter values existing in Range 1 but not in Range 2 in excel.xls

(Excel 2007 Workbook *.xlsx)

### Functions in this article:

**IF(**logical_test, [value_if:true], [value_if_false]**)****
**Checks whether a condition is met, and returns one value if TRUE, and another value if FALSE

**INDEX(**array,row_num,[column_num]**)**

Returns a value or reference of the cell at the intersection of a particular row and column, in a given range

**SMALL(**array,k**)**

Returns the k-th smallest row number in this data set.

**ROWS(**array**)**

Returns the number of rows in a reference or an array

**MATCH(**lookup_value,lookup_array, [match_type]

Returns the relative position of an item in an array that matches a specified value

**INDEX(**array,row_num,[column_num]**)**

Returns a value or reference of the cell at the intersection of a particular row and column, in a given range

**COUNTIF(**range,criteria**)**

Counts the number of cells within a range that meet the given condition

**MIN(**number1,[number2]**)**

Returns the smallest number in a set of values. Ignores logical values and text

*This blog article is one out of five articles on the same subject.*

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