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How to remove duplicates but keep blank rows in Excel?
In Excel, the Remove Duplicate function can help you remove duplicate values from a list quickly. However, if the list contains some blanks, the Remove Duplicate function will remove the blanks as well. How can you remove duplicates but keep the blank rows in Excel?
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To remove duplicates keep blank rows, you need to add a helper column to identify the blank rows firstly, then apply Remove Duplicates function to remove the duplicates.
1. In the adjacent cell, type this formula =IF(LEN(TRIM(A1))=0,ROW(),""), A1 is the first data of the list you want to remove duplicates, drag the auto fill handle over cells to get all blank rows numbers.
2. Then select the data including the formula column, click Data > Remove Duplicates, then click OK in Remove Duplicates dialog.
3. A dialog pops out to remind you the number of removing rows. Click OK to close it.
Now the duplicates have been removed but keep blank rows. You can remove the helper column.
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1. Select data, click Kutools > Select > Select Duplicate & Unique Cells.
2. In the Select Duplicate & Unique Cells dialog, check Duplicates (Except 1st one) option in Rule section, then check Fill backcolor and Fill font color checkboxes, select the colors you want from the drop down lists.
3. Click Ok, a dialog pops out to remind you the number of selected duplicate rows, click OK to close it.
Then the duplicate cells have been selected and highlighted.
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- To post as a guest, your comment is unpublished.· 1 months agoThe formula =IF(LEN(TRIM(A1))=0,ROW(),"") doesnt work. Im getting an error message.