If you want to find out the duplicate row having multiple entries for same person & you want to find out duplicate entries, then you should not miss this article. We will provide a macro code to help you identifying the duplicate rows. In this article, we will learn how to find duplicated rows based on particular column.
Question: I have a spreadsheet with multiple time stamped entries for people. These people can clock in or out in several places at the same time. Trying to write a formula or macro (not sure which achieves the aim best in this case) that will search the data and highlight in red lines with times that overlap for a specific person. Is this possible and is it something somebody could help with please? Many thanks.
The original question can be found here
Following is the snapshot of before sheet:
Following is the snapshot of after sheet:
To get the code; we need to follow the below steps to launch Visual Basic editor screen
- Click on Developer tab
- From Code group, select Visual Basic
- Copy the below code in the standard module
Sub FindOverlapTime() Dim rng As Range, cell As Range, trng As Range, tcell As Range Dim lr As Long lr = Cells(Rows.Count, "A").End(xlUp).Row Range("A2:H" & lr).Interior.ColorIndex = xlNone Set rng = Range("C2:C" & lr) For Each cell In rng If Application.CountIf(Range("C2", cell), cell.Value) > 1 Then Set trng = Range("F2:F" & cell.Row - 1) For Each tcell In trng If tcell.Offset(0, -3) = cell Then If (cell.Offset(0, 3) >= tcell And cell.Offset(0, 3) <= tcell.Offset(0, 1)) _ Or (cell.Offset(0, 4) >= tcell And cell.Offset(0, 4) <= tcell.Offset(0, 1)) Then Range("A" & cell.Row & ":H" & cell.Row).Interior.ColorIndex = 3 End If End If Next tcell End If Next cell End Sub
- As we run the macro, we will get the result; refer below snapshot:
- Declare rng, cell, trng, tcell as range
- Lr as long
- lr = Cells(Rows.Count, “A”).End(xlUp).Row will check the last row of the current sheet.
- Range(“A2:H” & lr).Interior.ColorIndex = xlNone; this will select range starting from cell A2 to H column till the last row (A2:H5 will be selected in our example) and will ensure no color is filled.
- Set rng = Range(“C2:C” & lr); column C (Profiles ID) will be stored in rng
- For Each cell In rng; now we will run For each loop in rng i.e. column C
- If Application.CountIf(Range(“C2″, cell), cell.Value) > 1 Then; this will check the number of times the cell value is greater than 1; if found greater than 1, then
- Set trng = Range(“F2:F” & cell.Row – 1); now we will set column F i.e. IN time in trng
- The next we will run For Each Loop in trng and check if there is any duplicate row and highlight it with red color if found one.
Conclusion: In this way, we can find duplicate values using macro code and can remove them later.
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