Wednesday, May 7, 2008

Find duplicate entries in excel

Go to excel -->tools -->macro - visual basic editor then paste the below code and run..

Sub FindDups ()
' NOTE: You must select the first cell in the column and
' make sure that the column is sorted before running this macro
ScreenUpdating = False
FirstItem = ActiveCell.Value
SecondItem = ActiveCell.Offset(1, 0).Value
Offsetcount = 1
Do While ActiveCell <> ""
If FirstItem = SecondItem Then
ActiveCell.Offset(Offsetcount,0).Interior.Color = RGB(255,0,0)
Offsetcount = Offsetcount + 1
SecondItem = ActiveCell.Offset(Offsetcount, 0).Value
ActiveCell.Offset(Offsetcount, 0).Select
FirstItem = ActiveCell.Value
SecondItem = ActiveCell.Offset(1,0).Value
Offsetcount = 1
End If
ScreenUpdating = True
End Sub


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Memory-Rosary said...

how about excel files somehow oversize ?
*from 91kb to 21mb ?