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I have an excel spreadsheet in which I have created a table. I have a heading called "Location" which I have applied filters to. When I click the checkbox on this heading which allows me to apply filters I notice I have two values of "South Pavillion". How do I fix so there is only one?

Please take a look at the screenshot here:

In the filters drop down menu (which I have not provided a screenshot of) South Pavillion is shown twice.

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Are you sure the values are identical? There could be a trailing space or something that makes them unique. Try to make sure they are indeed identical by using a comparison formula on those 2 cells containing "South Pavilion":


It should return TRUE.

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To the best of my knowledge (which to you is meaningless), I don't think that's possible. I think all filters need to be managed manually.

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