Find duplicates in Excel

One of the most common scenarios of data cleansing is finding duplicates in Excel. Below are the steps:

Select the data range in Excel in which you want to find the duplicate values.

Under Home Tab, select Conditional Formatting->Duplicate Values:

Click OK and observe the highlighted cells with duplicate values.

You can now filter the data based on color to quickly check the duplicate values. Short-cut to filter is select the header of the column or columns and then Alt+D+F+F on keyboard.

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