Download free Excel Macro : Highlight Unique Values
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 Unique Values" 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 Unique Values:
Sub highlightUniqueValues() Dim rng As Range Set rng = Selection rng.FormatConditions.Delete Dim uv As UniqueValues Set uv = rng.FormatConditions.AddUniqueValues uv.DupeUnique = xlUnique uv.Interior.Color = vbGreen End Sub
To run the macro, press the Run button in the toolbar (or press F5 on your keyboard).
About Highlight Unique Values Excel Macro
If you're looking for a way to quickly and easily highlight unique values in your Excel data, look no further than this handy little macro. Simply enter your data into the macro and the unique values will be highlighted automatically. This can be a great time-saver when you're working with large data sets and need to quickly identify which values are unique.