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I have a column of anchor texts I use for link building. Some of them are duplicates.

How can I get the unique values of those anchor texts so I can populate another column only with the unique values?

In google spreadsheets I use the forumla =UNIQUE(A1:A10)

In SQL the formula is SELECT DISTINCT anchortext FROM...

How can I do it for Excel 2013 or erlier versions?

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Why not use the "Remove Duplicates" option in the Data tab?

1.) Select the range of cells, or make sure that the active cell is in a table.

2.) On the Data tab, in the Data Tools group, click Remove Duplicates.

Do one or more of the following:
Under Columns, select one or more columns.
- To quickly select all columns, click Select All.
- To quickly clear all columns, click Unselect All.

3.) If the range of cells or table contains many columns and you want to only select a few columns, you may find it easier to click Unselect All, and then under Columns, select those columns.

4.) Click OK.

A message is displayed indicating how many duplicate values were removed and how many unique values remain, or if no duplicate values were removed.

5.) Click OK.

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