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What I am trying to accomplish is like using a SELECT DISTINCT in SQL.

I already know of formula arrays and the ribbon buttons, but that is still not enough.

The constraints I am working with are:

I have 2 Excel tables

One has duplicate values in one column.

I have to get only the distinct values in the second column.

Can you folks help me on that?

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  • Two tables, but one table has duplicates in column 1, but you need unique values from column 2? What does column 1 or the other table have to do with? – Raystafarian Apr 13 '16 at 14:49
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A possibility to get distinct value from a table or column, is to use a simple pivot table. Take the column with duplicate value as ROWS in the pivot and you will get a list without duplicate.

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