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how do I find duplicate values in a spreadsheet?

 
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PostPosted: Tue Sep 21, 2010 11:39 pm    Post subject: how do I find duplicate values in a spreadsheet? Reply with quote

how do I find duplicate values in a spreadsheet? I'd like to find duplicate values in 2 of my collumns.
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PostPosted: Wed Sep 22, 2010 9:50 am    Post subject: Re: how do I find duplicate values in a spreadsheet? Reply with quote

karlp wrote:
how do I find duplicate values in a spreadsheet? I'd like to find duplicate values in 2 of my collumns.


Well one way is to use a third column with something like this:
=IF(A1=B1; "TRUE";"FALSE")

and filter out all the TRUES, that is, duplicates
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