UNIQUE function

How to use the UNIQUE function in Excel 365 to return a list of unique values in a list or range.

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UNIQUE function in Excel 365

How to return unique Values from a list of values.

Getting unique values from a list of values
Getting unique values from a list of values

How to get unique values from a list of values and sort them.

Sorting Unique Extracted Values
Sorting Unique Values

How to return unique names from a list of customer names.

Return Unique Names
Return Unique Names

In the next image we see how the Unique function can return a list of unique names from a range of customer names that are also sorted alphabetically.

Unique List of Customer Names Sorted
Unique List of Customer Names Sorted

The next image uses the exactly_once argument to display only those customers who have used our service only once. Watch the video.

The exactly_once argument set to TRUE in the Unique Function
The exactly_once argument set to TRUE in the Unique Function

The next example uses the ampersand (&) to concatenate first name and last name into a full name and only the unique list of names is returned.

Concatenating First Name & Last Name to get Unique Full Names
Concatenating First Name & Last Name to get Unique Full Names

If we format the range of names as an Excel table, then the formula will automatically update when we make changes by adding or removing names.