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How to create a list of unique values from multiple worksheets in Excel?

Author: Xiaoyang Last Modified: 2018-08-02

Is there any quick way for us to create a list of unique values from all worksheets within a workbook? For example, I have four worksheets which list some names contain duplicates in column A, and now, I want to extract all unique names from these sheets in to a new list, how could I finish this job in Excel?

Create a list of unique values from multiple worksheets with VBA code

Create a list of unique values from multiple worksheets with VBA code

To list all unique values from all worksheets, the following VBA code may do you a favor, please do as this:

1. Hold down the ALT + F11 keys to open the Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications window.

2. Click Insert > Module, and paste the following macro in the Module Window.

VBA code: Create a list of unique values from multiple worksheets:

Sub SheelsUniqueValues()
Dim xObjNewWS As Worksheet
Dim xObjWS As Worksheet
Dim xStrAddress As String
Dim xIntRox As Long
Dim xIntN As Long
Dim xFNum As Integer
Dim xMaxC, xColumn As Integer
Dim xR As Range
xStrName = "Unique value"
Application.ScreenUpdating = False
xMaxC = 0
Application.DisplayAlerts = False
For Each xObjWS In Sheets
    If xObjWS.Name = xStrName Then
        Exit For
    End If
Application.DisplayAlerts = True
For xFNum = 1 To Sheets.Count
    xColumn = Sheets(xFNum).Cells.Find(What:="*", after:=[A1], SearchOrder:=xlByColumns, SearchDirection:=xlPrevious).Column
    If xMaxC < xColumn Then
        xMaxC = xColumn
    End If
Next xFNum
Application.DisplayAlerts = True
Set xObjNewWS = Sheets.Add(after:=Sheets(Sheets.Count))
xObjNewWS.Name = xStrName
For xColumn = 1 To xMaxC
    xIntN = 1
    For xFNum = 1 To Sheets.Count - 1
        Set xR = Sheets(xFNum).Columns(xColumn)
        If TypeName(Sheets(xFNum).Columns(xColumn).Find(What:="*", SearchOrder:=xlByRows, SearchDirection:=xlPrevious)) <> "Nothing" Then
            xIntRox = xR.Find(What:="*", SearchOrder:=xlByRows, SearchDirection:=xlPrevious).Row
            Sheets(xFNum).Range(Cells(1, xColumn).Address & ":" & Cells(xIntRox, xColumn).Address).Copy
            Cells(xIntN, xColumn).PasteSpecial xlValues
            xIntN = xIntRox + xIntN + 1
        End If
    Next xFNum
    If xIntRox - 1 > 0 Then
    xIntRox = xIntN - 1
    xStrAddress = Cells(1, xColumn).Address & ":" & Cells(xIntRox, xColumn).Address
    Range(xStrAddress).AdvancedFilter Action:=xlFilterInPlace, Unique:=True
    Cells(1, xColumn + 1).PasteSpecial xlValues
    Range(xStrAddress).AdvancedFilter Action:=xlFilterInPlace, Unique:=False
    Range(xStrAddress).Sort key1:=Cells(1, xColumn), Header:=xlNo
    End If
Next xColumn
Application.CutCopyMode = False
Application.ScreenUpdating = True
End Sub

3. After pasting above code, then press F5 to run this code, and a new worksheet named Unique value is created and unique names in column A from all sheets are listed as following screenshot shown:

doc unique values from all sheets 1

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