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in VBA by Beginner (2 points)
Hi,

I'm trying to acheive removing duplicate words for over 5k cells. I did some research on creating a macro to do this but nothing specific to mac users.

Once I find a code that can achieve this, how do I run the macro?

Hope I can find some help here.

Thanks!

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by Expert (916 points)
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Try this UDF

Function RemoveDupes(txt As String, Optional delim As String = " ") As String
    Dim x As Variant

    With CreateObject("Scripting.Dictionary")
        .CompareMode = vbTextCompare
        For Each x In Split(txt, delim)
            If Trim(x) <> "" And Not .Exists(Trim(x)) Then .Add Trim(x), Nothing
        Next x
        If .Count > 0 Then RemoveDupes = Join(.Keys, delim)
    End With
End Function

 

I think if you are using MAC the first solution will not work for you so you can use this version

Function RemoveDupes(txt As String, Optional delim As String = " ") As String
    Dim x, c As New Collection, s As String
   
    With c
        For Each x In Split(txt, delim)
            On Error Resume Next
                c.Add Key:=x, Item:=Empty
                If Err.Number = 0 Then s = s & IIf(s = "", "", delim) & x Else x = vbNullString
            On Error GoTo 0
        Next x
        If .Count > 0 Then RemoveDupes = s
    End With
End Function

 

by Beginner (2 points)
Thanks! I still can't seem to get the macro to work , I mst be missing something.
by Expert (916 points)
How did you use the UDF? Through the worksheet or the VBE?

Simply try =RemoveDupes(A1,", ")
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by Beginner (16 points)

How about this simple macro? 


Sub RemoveDupes()
    Dim myrange As Range: Set myrange = Sheet4.Range("c1:c6")
    myrange.RemoveDuplicates Columns:=1, Header:=xlYes
End Sub

 

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