Free Excel Macro : Highlight Duplicates from Selection

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Download free Excel Macro : Highlight Duplicates From Selection

Macros are one of the most powerful features in Excel. They are small programs that can automate tasks and save you a lot of time.

If you are not familiar with macros, they can seem a bit daunting. But once you learn how to use them, you will wonder how you ever managed without them!

In this article, we will show you how to use the Macro "Highlight Duplicates From Selection" in Excel. We will also provide some examples of how macros can be used to automate tasks.

How to use Macros in Excel?

Macros are written in a programming language called Visual Basic for Applications (VBA). VBA is a simple language that is easy to learn.

You do not need to be a programmer to use macros. However, if you are familiar with programming, you can use VBA to create more complex macros.

There are two ways to use macros in Excel:
    1. Use a macro that is already written.
     2. Write your own macro.

For both methods check out those articles to know how to use macros in Excel:

To create a macro in Excel, open the Visual Basic Editor (VBE) by pressing Alt+F11 on your keyboard.

In the VBE, select Insert > Module. This will insert a new blank module into the VBE.

In the new module, paste the code below.

For example, the following code will create a macro that will Highlight Duplicates from Selection:

Sub HighlightDuplicateValues()
Dim myRange As Range
Dim myCell As Range
Set myRange = Selection
For Each myCell In myRange
If WorksheetFunction.CountIf(myRange, myCell.Value) > 1 Then
myCell.Interior.ColorIndex = 36
End If
Next myCell
End Sub

To run the macro, press the Run button in the toolbar (or press F5 on your keyboard).

About Highlight Duplicates From Selection Excel Macro

If you're looking for a quick and easy way to find and highlight duplicates in your Excel Spreadsheet, then you'll want to check out our "Highlight Duplicates from Selection" macro. This macro will allow you to quickly select a range of cells, and then it will highlight any duplicate values within that range. This is a great tool if you need to find and remove duplicate values from your data set. Simply select the range of cells that you want to scan, and then click the "Highlight Duplicates" button. All of the duplicate values will be highlighted, so you can easily see which ones need to be removed. To download the macro, simply click the link below.