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Extract a unique distinct list across multiple columns and rows sorted based on frequency
Cell range B2:E11 contains values, the formula in cell B15 extracts unique distinct values in B2:E11, ignores blanks, and returns […]
Compare two lists and filter unique values where the sum in one column doesn’t match the other column
How would you figure out an unique list where the sum of in one column doesn't match the other column? […]
Assign records unique random text strings
This article demonstrates a formula that distributes given text strings randomly across records in any given day meaning they may […]
Extract unique distinct values in a filtered list
This article demonstrates two formulas that extract distinct values from a filtered Excel Table, one formula for Excel 365 subscribers […]
Filter unique distinct values, sorted and blanks removed from a range
EEK asks: I am looking for the same formula on this page, but targeting a range of MxN (spanning multiple […]
Sum unique distinct invoices
Question: I have a long table The key is actually col B&C BUT…sometime there are few rows with same key […]
VLOOKUP – Return multiple unique distinct values
This article shows how to extract unique distinct values based on a condition applied to an adjacent column using formulas. […]
Extract unique distinct values based on the 4 last characters
Sean asks: The good thing about this formula is that it is short and easy to remember. The main drawback […]
Extract a unique distinct list and sum amounts based on a condition
Anura asks: Is it possible to extend this by matching items that meet a criteria? I have a list of […]
List all unique distinct rows in a given month
This article demonstrates a formula that extracts unique distinct records/rows for a given month specified in cell C2, see the […]
Remove duplicates within same month or year
The array formula in cell B15 extracts dates from B4:B12 if it is not a duplicate item in the same […]
Remove duplicates based on date
Question: Column B has dates Column C as data B5 : 1/1/2010 : 5000 B6 : 2/1/2010 : 4000 B7 […]
Extract unique distinct year and months from dates
Question: How to create unique distinct year and months from a long date listing (column A)? You can find the […]
Extract unique distinct values if value contains string
The image above demonstrates a formula in cell F3 that extracts unique distinct values from column B if they contain […]
Extract unique distinct text values containing string in a range
The formula in cell B10 extracts unique distinct values from cell range B2:d4 that contains the string specified in cell […]
Extract unique distinct values from cell range that begins with string
The array formula in cell B10 extracts unique distinct values from cell range B2:D4 that begins with a given condition […]
Filter unique distinct values where adjacent cells contain search string
Question: How do I create a unique distinct list where adjacent cell values contain a search string? AA102 CA AA103 […]
Extract unique distinct values sorted based on sum of adjacent values
Filtering unique distinct text values and sorting them based on the sum of adjacent values can easily be done by […]
Create unique distinct list sorted based on text length
The formula in cell D3 extracts unique distinct values from B3:B20 sorted based on the number of characters, it works […]
Unique distinct values sorted based on frequency
What's on this page Unique distinct values sorted based on frequency Unique distinct values sorted based on frequency - Excel […]
Unique distinct list from a column sorted A to Z
Question: How do I create a unique distinct list from a column sorted A to Z using array formula? Array […]
Extract unique distinct values A to Z from a range and ignore blanks
This article demonstrates formulas that extract sorted unique distinct values from a cell range containing also blanks. Unique distinct values […]
Extract a unique distinct list sorted from A-Z from range
The image above shows an array formula in cell B8 that extracts unique distinct values sorted alphabetically from cell range […]
How to create a unique distinct list based on two conditions
Question: How do I create a unique distinct list where other columns meet two criteria using excel array formula? Answer: […]
Extract a unique distinct list from three columns
Question: How do I extract a unique distinct list from three ranges or lists? The ranges are not necessarily adjacent […]
Extract a unique distinct list from two columns
Question: I have two ranges or lists (List1 and List2) from where I would like to extract a unique distinct […]
Filter unique distinct values based on a date range
Table of Contents Filter unique distinct values based on a date range How to enter an array formula Filter unique […]
Extract unique distinct values if adjacent cell is text
Question: I want a unique distinct list to be created from a column where an adjacent column has text cell […]
Create a unique distinct list based on criteria
The regular formula in cell E6 extracts unique distinct values from column B based on the corresponding number in column […]
Extract a unique distinct list sorted from A to Z
The array formula in cell D3 extracts unique distinct values sorted A to Z, from column B to column D. […]
5 easy ways to extract Unique Distinct Values
First, let me explain the difference between unique values and unique distinct values, it is important you know the difference […]
Extract unique distinct values from a multi-column cell range
Question: I have cell values spanning over several columns and I want to create a unique list from that range. […]
Extract a unique distinct list and ignore blanks
This article demonstrates formulas that extract unique distinct values and ignore blank empty cells. Table of contents Extract a unique […]

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