How to implement Advanced Filter Using VBA Code to Remove Duplicates

The advanced filter feature in Excel is one of the most powerful tools to analyze data. Lets learn how to implement Advanced Filter using VBA Code to remove duplicates. And you’ll notice it’s quite easy!
First we understand how to use the different types of advanced filter options. Next we implement the ideas in Excel VBA.

Watch the video below before you refer to the VBA code:

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Here’s the complete VBA code to filter unique data in place:
Sub AdvancedFilterInPlace()
Range(“A1:B12”).AdvancedFilter Action:=xlFilterInPlace, Unique:=True
End Sub

The following code helps to filter unique data and copy it to a new sheet:
Sub AdvancedFilterNewSheet()
Sheets(“Raw_Data”).Range(“A1:B12”).AdvancedFilter Action:=xlFilterCopy, CopyToRange:=Sheets(“Unique_Data”).Range(“A1:B1”), Unique:=True
End Sub

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