Excel.RemoveDuplicates Method in MS Excel to Enable Removal of Duplicate Rows in VB.NET

In this article I am going to explain about how to enable removal of duplicate rows in Microsoft Excel 2010.
  • 2464

Introduction

In this article I am going to explain about how to enable removal of duplicate rows in Microsoft Excel 2010. For this we use  Excel.RemoveDuplicates Method. Using this method we can remove duplicate rows.

Microsoft Office 2010 offer some powerful tools, using this tools you can create application. Using Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) you can create your own application according to your need. These application can performer some specific task.

For creating application we can use

  • VBA host of Excel 2010
  • VBA host of PowerPoint 2010
  • VBA host of Word 2010

NOTE : OneNote 2010 is not a VBA host.

Code that we use in this application are given below

ub TestRemoveDuplicates()
    

' Set up the data: 
    Range("A1:C1") = Array("ID""Name""Price")
    Range("A2:C2") = Array(1, "North", 12)
    Range("A3:C3") = Array(2, "East", 13)
    Range("A4:C4") = Array(3, "South", 24)
    Range("A5:C5") = Array(4, "North", 12)
    Range("A6:C6") = Array(5, "East", 23)
    Range("A7:C7") = Array(6, "South", 24)
    Range("A8:C8") = Array(7, "West", 10)
    Range("A9:C9") = Array(8, "East", 23)
    
' Make sure you look at the current state of the data, 
    ' before removing duplicate rows. 
    
' Remove duplicates, looking for unique values in columns 2 and 3. 
    UsedRange.RemoveDuplicates(Columns:=Array(2, 3), Header:=xlYes) 

End Sub

Step for creating Application

Step 1 : Start MS Excel 2010 :

1.jpg

2.jpg
 

Step 2 : Using Alt + F11 Key Start Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) Window :

3.jpg
 

Step 3 : Select on Sheet 1 :

4.jpg
 

Step 4 : Right Click on Sheet 1 and select View Code :

5.jpg

6.jpg
 

Step 5 : Write Code in Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) Window :

7.jpg
 

Step 6 : Run Application using F5 :

Step 7 : Macros window will open, Select Macros name and click on Run Button :

8.jpg
 

Step 8 : Output of Application :

10.jpg

Categories

More Articles

© 2013 dotNetheaven. All rights reserved.