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How to remove duplicates in Excel

January 4, 2022

· Highlight Duplicates

1. Open the Excel file and select the table area.

2. Click the Data tab the Highlight Duplicates drop-down button the Set option.

3. Then, the Highlight Duplicate dialog will pop up. We click the OK button.

4. Now, the repeated contents in cells are set in orange background.


· Remove Duplicates

1. Select the table area again.

2. Go to the Data tab, click the Highlight Duplicates drop-down button, and select the Remove Duplicates option.

3. Then, the Remove Duplicates dialog will pop up.

4. Check (Select All) to remove the corresponding duplicates in the table.

5. Finally, click the Remove Duplicates button.


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