A duplicate is any re-occurrence of an item in a collection.

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Combine duplicates in Excel, sum some columns and weighted average the others

This question refers to an existing subjexct on our site. I need a variation on this solution. I have a spreadsheet with 8 data columns. The number of records can vary from a few hundred to about ...
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Can I set Windows default second-monitor behaviour to “Extend these displays”?

I travel to multiple offices (and multiple desks in those offices), and whenever possible I plug an external monitor into my laptop. Whenever I plug in a monitor I haven't used before, Windows ...
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Removind same *.tar.gz archives

I have crontab event archives to .tar.gz some folder every N hours. Finally I have collection of .tar.gz files. Now I want remove duplicating archives (created while target files stays unchanged) How ...
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Vista loads two logon screens at system boot

I recently reformatted my hard drive and reinstalled Vista as the operating system. Now when I boot the machine, two logon prompts are shown. I noticed as I would start typing my password and then ...
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how can I sort duplicate values in excel without repeated it sequence

i want the excel sort the values A to Z first then take the duplicate values to sort it again below A to Z like the following: if i have the values a,c,b,e,d,a,c when i sort it a to z it's look like ...
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Excel 2007: How do I make a formula to automatically remove (partially) duplicate rows of data?

I am wanting to automatically delete any rows of data A#:C# which have duplicate dataset combinations in columns A (alphabetical text) AND B (numeric text) so that every row has a unique combination ...
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Rows disappear when removing duplicates libreoffice

I pasted a lot of data in Column A. Then I removed duplicates: Data > Filter > Standard Filter > More Options > No Duplication Now I'm stuck in row 2632, i.e. I can´t scroll up to rows ...
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Highlighting duplicate column-pair and counting the rows Excel

Given the data below, the column-pair with the same values for at least 4 consecutive rows should be highlighted. Here's an image for better visualization: 2 2 3 4 3 4 3 4 3 4 2 3 1 2 ...
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Highlighting duplicate column-pairs in Excel

Example, this is the data in Excel: 1 2 2 2 3 4 3 4 3 3 2 2 2 2 1 2 The rows which have consecutive duplicate column-pair values (in bold font) should be highlighted: 1 2 2 2 3 4 3 4 3 3 2 2 2 2 1 ...
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Tuneup Media plugin for iTunes?

Do anyone have any experience with Tuneup Media plugin for iTunes? I have thousands of MP3 files and it is really messy all over place. Some in drive E and F. There are a lot of duplicates files in ...
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How to delete duplicate recursively in Chrome browser's bookmarks?

How to delete duplicate recursively in Chrome browser's bookmarks? I'm guessing because of syncing glitches it end up getting duplicate entries in various places.
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Why do I have identical files in one directory, in Windows 7?

I just rebuilt my system after a new Power supply fired my CPU, MBD, Video card & a Blu-Ray drive. During all this I had to restore Windows from a backup (sector copy). All seems well, but ...
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Excel 2010 conditional formatting: selectively highlighting duplicates

I'm using Excel 2010 and would like to know if there's any way I can choose conditional formatting to highlight only instances of duplicates when it's found in ALL the columns I chose? For instance, ...
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How to remove all the duplicated words on every line using Notepad++?

I'm working on a file containing lines with keywords and some lines contain duplicated keywords. For example: dangerous,dangerous,hazardous,perilous I want to tell Notepad++ that I want to remove ...
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duplicate a single file to a list of files

I'd like to know if it is possible to duplicate a single file to multiple files with a different list of arguments. I have a generic image and I need to make multiple copies of it adding a different ...
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Bit-for-bit Clone of Flash Drive?

What is the best utility for completely cloning a flash drive using either Win7 or Lion? My intent here is to include complete partition table and boot records... so bit for bit, regardless of ...
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How to add a menu item keyboard shortcut where there is a duplicate menu item in the same sub menu

I have seen the previous posts on this type of subject and nothing worked so far In mail.app on osx lion 10.7 in the menu: Format > Alignment > Writing Direction > Paragraph > Right to Left and : ...
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Duplicate File Scanner

I have a 15TB storage network, and I am down to about 2.5TB now (due to a large amount of duplicates). I have tried many scanners, but I have had little success, eventually they all crash due to the ...
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USB drive emulator

My company uses a software that needs an "original" USB drive inserted, but that's an old software, and currently we only have 1 working pen left. Is there any way to create an image of the pen, or ...
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Controlling two windows with the same inputs

Basicly I want to be able to have two Windows open and when I type, it types in both. When I click the mouse it clicks in both. So on. I want to be able to duplicate what I am doing while doing it in ...
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Syncing two sheets, while being able to hide different data

I'm pretty new to excel- so please bear with me. I have created a spreadsheet to organize gear by serial numbers and by who has it. This list is getting updated multiple times daily as gear shuffles ...
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Find Duplicate Folders in all partitions and or network partitions on my computer [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Which duplicate files and folders finders exist for Windows? I need a software to find large folder duplicates on my computer which match folder sizes exactly. It should ...
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notepad++ to search a line for varied strings. advanced commands

here it is ab12@zmial.com, Charles Dawson cd21@zmial.com, ef23@zmial.com, gh32@zmial.com, ij34@zmial.com, mn45@zmial.com, op54@zmial.com, Queen Roffman qr56@zmial.com, kl43@zmial.com, ...
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ping and DUP! packets, but network seems to work fine

We have recently set up a small cluster of GPU workstations and have recently got them networked together. Although connectivity looks fine for e.g. web browsers and SSH, pinging other addresses ...
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Duplicate email finder for Outlook 2010 with Exchange service [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Outlook 2007 reinstall & import from backup, now I have duplicates of everything I'm looking for a tool that can delete all duplicate emails in Outlook 2010. Any ...
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What is the best way to delete duplicate contacts in outlook 2007?

somehow i have a number of duplicates contacts in outlook 2007. is there any fast way to clean these up all at once besides going through each one?
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How to prevent/close duplicate tabs in Safari?

I have an extension for Firefox, "Close Repeated Tabs", and one for Chrome called "Tab Dupectomy"... but I really use Safari the most, and often have HUNDREDS of tabs open. I am desperate for a way ...
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Find duplicate images? [closed]

I need a software (for Windows) that finds duplicate images by comparing the actual image content. I have duplicates of images, once with metadata, one without, so the image is the same, but the file ...
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Have 3 Monitors Display the same thing? (WinXP)

I have a setup in which there is a Computer running windows XP, with 3 monitors plugged into it, with a "Matrox Millennium P750" Graphics card. What I want is to enable mirroring of ALL THREE ...
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Confirm that two filesystems are identical, ignoring special files

/media/A and /media/B should be identical, but I want to confirm before deleting one. Duplicate file finders don't work, because they'll find two copies of the same file within B, for instance. I ...
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Handling Duplicate Outlook Express Messages

Does anyone know of a cheap (free?), easy, and effective way to handle duplicate messages in Outlook Express? I’ve seen several commercial products that claim to do this, and I’ve tried several, but ...
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Duplicate image finder

When I download archives, they often contain images I already have in another folder, but mostly with another name or file-format. My question: What script / software 1 do you know, that can ...
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Seeking a formula to determine duplicate numbers in a spreadsheet row?

Is there a formula to let me count if there are duplicates showing up in a row? If I have 3 to 6 columns of individual numbers, I'd like to know if any numbers are duplicated in any particular row? ...
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What are the most effective methods to search duplicate files?

check files with same extension and same size use some hash function (md5, md6 suppose to be better) The first is not very reliable because the name is not part of the file. The file can have no ...
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Duplicate window across monitors

I have a notebook with a projector attached. Normally I would set my the desktop to extend to the projector screen in Window's settings. I'm required to type something which should be seen by the ...
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Started getting duplicate emails again in Thunderbird 3.x

It is a known issue with Thunderbird 3.x that it downloads duplicate emails. I installed Thunderbird 3.1.5 last month (it's awesome!) and configured it to not download duplicate emails using the ...
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mp3 duplicate remover by listening & not tag based

I am reviewing a few mp3 duplicate remover which are not tag based but sound analysis based. These are the ones I found. Similarity, Audio Dedupe, Audio Comparer & Music Duplicate Remover. Any ...
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How can I merge duplicate contacts in Outlook?

I wanted to improve my address book and got a Memotoo account, which takes in contact info from LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Gmail, Android and Outlook (and several others). You can imagine that I ...
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Unix command line tool to find similar images

Is there some unix command line tool which can find similar images and output them as groups for further processing?
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App to delete doubles files? (dupes) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Duplicate file finder What app can i use to search a folder and remove doubles, triples, etc of a file? I know of noclone but i need to pay for that. Is there a freeapp ...
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How to remove duplicate entries in iTunes

For some reason, songs in my itunes library are listed twice. Note: It is the exact same song just referenced twice, so removing one of the songs will keep one reference in the library but delete the ...
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Is it possible to duplicate (mirror) an existing window?

I attend a webinar that broadcasts video which is much larger than my screen resolution. I have multiple monitors and would like to be able to view one half of the webcast on one monitor and the ...
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RSS Reader solution which removes duplicate items

I tried Google's RSS reader with a userscript, but it didnt' solve my problem. Any client is fine, I just want to have a bunch of RSS feeds without duplicates.
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Removing duplicate emails in Thunderbird

I need to stop the duplicate mail (which is already in my mail box) in Thunderbird or any mail box. Are there any filters for this?
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Is there a real problem in this Retrospect duplicate of my hard drive?

I recently duplicated my XP "C" drive, using Retrospect. When it finished, there were 6 errors. I checked the log and the 1st error referred to Microsoft Security ...
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Seek app to find dupes based on jpg metadata

I'm dealing with a decade's worth of digital photos where I want to be sure i have one and only one of every .jpg is stored in my new master picture repository. I'm aggregating lots of backup CDs as ...
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Removing Duplicate entries in grub2 Ubuntu 9.10

I have made a custom grub2 menu however, both the default and the custom show together. So my grub looks like the list below, the bolded entries are my custom ones. How do I get rid of the duplicates? ...
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Show Duplicate Files [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Find duplicate files on Mac OS X Hi all I am trying to sort out duplicate folders in a folder which again has an awful lot of subfolders on a Mac OS X system. I want to ...
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Excel duplicates the changes from one sheet to all sheets in xls

I have an xls file with 5 sheets in it. If I write ="something" in B2 in sheet1 all sheets 2-5 also is changed in B2. This happened after several problems with 2003 vs. 2007 versions of office. Now ...
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Sorting through photos and deleting duplicates [closed]

I'm looking to easily find duplicate photos of what's already on my laptop and delete those photos from my external hard drive. Before I got an external hard drive with 160GB to dump photos from my ...