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Re: Excel function WILMA REEDER (09 Mar 2009 16:13 UTC)

Re: Excel function WILMA REEDER 09 Mar 2009 16:13 UTC

Hi Mary,
What version do you have of Excel - I can tell you where to look in version 2007...
Wilma

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>>> "Williams, Mary Welch" <mwill108@UTMEM.EDU> 3/6/2009 10:21 AM >>>
Colleagues,

A few years ago I ran across a procedure whery by one could compare
lists in Excel.  A formula containing the word "Trim" would help in
identifying duplicates.

I sometimes compare lists using different colored cells, but it requires
reading through the list and the "Trim" procedure generates a note in a
separate column.

This was outlined in appendix C of a book on electronic resources (I
think) and I cannot remember the title.

If someone has that procedure handy or could point me to the book, I
would be most grateful.

Thanks,

Mary

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