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I have a column of numbers with many duplicates. I need to remove the duplicates.

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Excelchat Expert
29/08/2018 - 07:51

Hello, Welcome to Got it Pro.

User
29/08/2018 - 07:51

Hi. I have a column of thousands of numbers, with many of the numbers being the same.

User
29/08/2018 - 07:51

I need a list of just the unique numbers without having to go through and manually remove the duplicates

Excelchat Expert
29/08/2018 - 07:52

Ok, and you want to remove the duplicate numbers from the column, right?

User
29/08/2018 - 07:52

Yes

Excelchat Expert
29/08/2018 - 07:52

if you want me to do that, please forward me the sheet

User
29/08/2018 - 07:52

I cannot forward you the sheet. Please just tell me how to do it

Excelchat Expert
29/08/2018 - 07:52

ok

Excelchat Expert
29/08/2018 - 07:53

Select the column in which you have the numbers.. select the whole column

User
29/08/2018 - 07:53

ok

Excelchat Expert
29/08/2018 - 07:53

Click on Data tab

User
29/08/2018 - 07:53

ok

Excelchat Expert
29/08/2018 - 07:54

then click on remove duplicates

Excelchat Expert
29/08/2018 - 07:54

what it is saying now?

User
29/08/2018 - 07:55

It worked.

Excelchat Expert
29/08/2018 - 07:55

Did it solve your query?

User
29/08/2018 - 07:55

Can I tell it to delete all cells that contain a certain combincation of numbers?

Excelchat Expert
29/08/2018 - 07:56

Yes you have to select that column

Excelchat Expert
29/08/2018 - 07:56

and then go for remove duplicates

User
29/08/2018 - 07:56

No, I mean:

User
29/08/2018 - 07:56

I have a list of numbers

Excelchat Expert
29/08/2018 - 07:56

ok

User
29/08/2018 - 07:57

Can I tell it to delte all of the cells contain certain numbers as part of the cell?

User
29/08/2018 - 07:57

So, say, a cell has the number 464613174123 in the cell

Excelchat Expert
29/08/2018 - 07:57

ok

User
29/08/2018 - 07:57

I want to tell it to delete any cells that contain "123"

Excelchat Expert
29/08/2018 - 07:57

No it wont work that way

User
29/08/2018 - 07:57

So that cell would be deleted because it has 123 in the number

Excelchat Expert
29/08/2018 - 07:58

We have to look at the data and create the logic and then we can look for solution.

Excelchat Expert
29/08/2018 - 07:58

There isnt a direct way to do this

Excelchat Expert
29/08/2018 - 07:58

Anything else, I can help you with?

User
29/08/2018 - 07:59

No. Thanks

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29/08/2018 - 07:59

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Excelchat Expert
29/08/2018 - 07:59

Thanks for using Got it Pro. Looking forward to help you further.

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