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

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How can I create a formula that counts the number of duplicates, returns the value in a cell of my choosing, and then deletes the duplicates?

I've got a list that, after I sort it, looks like this: rough list I need a formula that will return the number of times each entry is listed and delete all the duplicates. Typically, I simply count ...
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Using (Linux) iptables to drop duplicates?

Is there an easy way to use "iptables" rules to drop duplicate packets on Linux? If not, I'll have to spend more time figuring out why the problem is happening. In short, it has to do with ...
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MS Word Duplicate Page Numbering - same page number on facing pages for a manual

We use one document for both the trainer and trainee manuals. Trainer manuals include all pages, and the trainee manuals are printed from only the odd pages. It's a great solution for maintenance, but ...
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Search Windows 10 directory for subfolders and files with common words in their names without specifying the words

Hard to explain! Please bear with me... I rip my vinyl record collection to MP3 format. Each album gets its own folder. The naming standard I use for each album folder is "Artist - Album". ...
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Remove duplicates in Excel, but always keeping the old value if a duplicate is found

I'm using Excel in Microsoft 365 Apps for Enterprise. I need to paste new rows in an already existing sheet, then remove duplicates according to the value of the first column (the "name"). ...
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Excel is duplicating part of my formula when moving sheets

Help please, I have a spreadsheet I created and use it to attach to other workbooks that has formulas to pull data from other sheets within the newly attached workbook. Problem is that when I open my ...
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Windows 10 Pro randomly created another copy of C drive. What's going on?

I recently just noticed something strange. My C drive has somehow duplicated itself as the B drive. Has anyone encountered this? How do I get rid of the B drive?
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How Does Duplicating Files To Reduce Read Time On Disks Work?

i recently looked into game files of a Sega Dreamcast game called "Tokyo Bus Guide", and i found a odd thing, there were tons of duplicate files! when i researched on it and an Quora Comment ...
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How to overwrite all files only if SAME size and exact duplicate while renaming if different size?

I'm using Teracopy, but Windows also does not have this function. Instead it wants me to replace the file only if DIFFERENT, or skip it if the name is the same. I want to do the opposite. I need to ...
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Duplicate Results from Batch File

I created a batch file that gives me the ability to input a computer name and it will tell me who is logged into the device as well as the serial number of that device. I pull these two specific bits ...
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Can I find duplicate files with the same path in different locations?

I have two folders/directories: C:\MyData and C:\MyDataBackup and the person that owns those two folders/directories and does not remember if they have edited the files in the original or in the ...
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Duplicate OneDrive Folders

I opended HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Desktop\NameSpace and there are no multiple file names under Namespace. I aslo seaarched for System....
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How can I look for duplicate files from different base folders in bash?

I know fdupes, which can find duplicate files from various directories I provide it: fdupes -r <directoryA> <directoryB> <...> But this seems to “throw all files into the same ...
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Deleting two points duplicate in Excel

I have this kind of dataset below Point A Point B London New York Paris Milan New York London Madrid Munich Milan Paris ... ... In this case, I consider London to New York and New York to ...
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How do I remove duplicates that have a difference of one word?

I have a folder with thousands of zip files, many of which are the same but for different countries. E.g. I would have three files called: File 1 (USA) File 1 (World) File 1 (Europe) How can I make ...
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how do I compare dates separated by semicolon in same cell in excel

This is my data in column A. I want to compare dates with each other separated by semicolon to see if they all match or not and put the answer in another column saying match or no match. How do I do ...
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Cleanup duplicate mails after fetchmail messed up the fetchids list

I use fetchmail since years, to get my mails from a free private email provider, always with the "keep" option. Now, due to an update in mailu, the fetchids file got messed up and I have ...
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Remove duplicate AND original values, leaving only truly unique values in notepad++

How to delete both original and duplicate values in a notepad++ and keep only the truly unique values? Say I had: 1 1 3 Desired: 3
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Excel, Changing Values based on Duplicates

I have 3 columns on excel filled with previous data. Column A is the name of employees [Jordan Smith] Column B is the name of employees that clocked in on a certain day,this won't be added to the ...
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Microsoft To Do duplicate a task within list or a different list including task details

I have a template list on Microsoft To do. I want to be able to copy a single task within this list into another task (duplicate) then move it to wherever I need it and rename. Currently I can ...
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EXCEL - How do I consolidate rows with duplicate information in one column but combine data in the other columns

Click to see example data I have a spreadsheet of incoming products and the shipping containers they are arriving on. I want to combine rows with duplicate items while preserving the quantities of ...
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Outlook 2021, Cleanup & Find Duplicates

Hope everyone is well, I have recently combined all my old pc backups and I have made a mess of my outlook pst data file. I would like to get rid of all Duplicates including Duplicates that came to a ...
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Automated Removal of Duplicate Folders (and contents of same) [Linux or Windows]

I have a number of folders and files on a Linux box that have been duplicated in a particular manner. The first level of folders are user names. Under each user folder, there are multiple project ...
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How to extract all files from a tar.gz with same names, but different content without overwriting repeated files

My tar.gz has multiple files with the same name but each file having different content ex: a.csv, b.csv, c.csv, a.csv, d.csv, a.csv and c.csv. If I do tar -xvf filename.tar.gz | wc -l I'll get the ...
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Which duplicate should I remove?

A while ago I somehow managed to duplicate a lot of photos but didn't realise till many months later and now don't know which one is the duplicate. For the duplicates, there is a common pattern ...
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Excel: how to duplicate every row into the same column?

Given a column like this in an Excel spreadsheet aaa bbb ccc ... How can I produce another column that looks like this (not manually copying and pasting of course since I have thousands of entries in ...
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Find duplicate directory trees on a Mac

Sounds dumb, but actually, I'm not looking for single duplicate files (which is easily achieved via either specific programs or via command line tools like diff), but for complete directory trees (...
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Remove duplicate entries on a column on the go [closed]

Other than removing duplicates using "Remove Duplicates" function on DATA tab, is there a formula or macro to delete/remove duplicate entries on the go so that I am left with unique values? ...
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How do I check if a 2-track WAV file is "really" in stereo?

I have an audio file (WAV format to be specific). When I open it with an editor (e.g. audacity), I see two channels I suspect that the recording is actually mono rather than audio, i.e. I suspect the ...
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How to find dropped/duplicated frames in a video file?

I have some videos files where a few frames were missing. I can verify that by playing it in a video player and advance frame-by-frame, or by extracting all frames with ffpeg then check the output ...
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Duplicate windows folders on different drives

I have seemingly redundant windows, users, program files, program files (x86) and programdata folders on two of my drives. One drive is my bootdrive (C:) and the other is for storage only (D:). Both ...
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Is Simultaneous Duplicate and Extend possible on a laptop?

My laptop is hooked up to a SmartBoard projector with a 9-pin cable. I've recently added a second monitor (HDMI). I can extend the monitor OR project to the SmartBoard - but have not been able to do ...
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Recognize, find and delete duplicate words in a txt or doc file

I received a few text documents with thousands of words in them (each word is in a line). I'm sure there are duplicate words and need to delete those duplicate and just remain a single of them. I copy/...
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Excel - Different highlighting for different pairs of duplicate values

0 I have an Excel file that contains the data of a website's users. In column A I have their username, and in column B I have their email address. Unfortunately, there are many duplicates: both inside ...
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pivoting unique values in excel

I have data with insurance policies and I want to pivot on the amount of policies sold per month. A pivot table summarizes the count of the rows of the policies, even though there are duplicate ID ...
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ICMP DUP! packets (but only sometimes)

I have LibreNMS monitoring devices on my home network and it is logging duplicate ICMP packets on my network. Of the 30+ nodes being monitored, a few (3-4) exhibit this behavior. I can reproduce it ...
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Excel 365: How to extract data from one sheet and automatically sort it WITH DUPLICATES

I have a small gaming table, of about 100 entries, with constant data updates. Sheet: Officers Name | Def | HP | ----------------------- John | 10 | 50 | ----------------------- Doe ...
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Excel Remove Duplicates - which occurrence is kept?

In Excel, when removing duplicate rows while ignoring certain columns (Data → Data Tools → Remove Duplicates → unselect ignored columns), some of the values in the ignored columns disappear entirely. ...
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User having duplicate folders populate on network drive

I have a domain user who is experiencing an issue in which folders in our "Share" drive will populate with a phantom folder, containing all of the contents of the original folder. For example: ...
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Filesystems that handle data-duplication efficiently and transparently

Are there filesystems that handle data-duplication efficiently and transparently for the user? Example: I have C:\documents\2019\bigfile.csv (250 MB) I copy it to C:\temp\bigfile.csv, the used ...
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How to duplicate mouse cursor movement and clicks on windows?

Basicly what I'm trying to achieve is when moving my mouse I want to have second cursor duplicating everything I'm doing with my mouse ideally on second monitor or at least in second window or maybe ...
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Why am I getting seemingly duplicate “arp-scan DUP(:x)” results when running “arp-scan”

I have searched for the information but could not find an answer to my question. So I ran this command on my laptop: sudo arp-scan --interface=eth0 --localnet And got some weird results: ip ...
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In Excel 2007, how do I remove duplicate lines, while merging data

To help you understand the question, here is a sample: I have this: Name - Account# - Address - . . .- phone Mr. A . . 4278 . . . . 123 Main . . . 555-1212 Mr. B . . 7532 . . . . 435 ...
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How is a link-local address created when duplicate address detection fails in IPv6 Stateless Address Autoconfiguration (SLAAC)?

When Stateless Address Autonconfiguration (SLAAC) RFC 4862 is used to create a link-local address based on the interface identifier (Modified EUI-64), before the address is assigned to an interface ...
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Excel formula to average out numbers based on repetitive values

I have been trying to average out values in column 1 into the values as mentioned in column 2. For example if: there are 10 12100 values, so individual average is 1210 There are 5 4550 values, so ...
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Excel formula for calculating average of duplicates

I have certain repeated values in the first column. I want to average out those values based on the number of times they are repeating themselves. I want the results in the adjacent columns. ...
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Laptop HDMI is duplicated on two screens, instead of extended across them

My laptop is a DELL LATITUDE 3004. I was using it connected to two monitors (one in HDMI one in VGA). So I can work easily with my desktop extended on two screens. Now I bought an HDMI splitter, so ...
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Why are the contents of my Downloads folder duplicating to my account folder?

I just went to my C:/Users/[username] folder and noticed that every file that is in my downloads folder is also in my [username] folder. Why is that happening and how can I get this to stop?
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Identical MAC addresses on Network updated [duplicate]

I have a network wired connected heatpump with a static IP address on my LAN, my son's Nintendo Switch has an identical MAC address. Even though it connects via Wi-Fi from an access point, it refuses ...
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Identical MAC Addresses on Network

I have a network wired connected heatpump with a static IP address on my LAN, my son's Nintendo Switch has an identical MAC address. Even though it connects via Wi-Fi from an access point, it refuses ...
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