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CreatE A Unique Delimited String From a Delimited String – Excel Formula Method (by David Hager)

Discussion in 'Excel Challenges' started by David Hager, Jan 4, 2017.

  1. David Hager

    David Hager New Member

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  2. Lori

    Lori Active Member

    Given a solution has already been provided, is this a challenge to find other solutions? If so, a possible formula for unique alphanumeric delimited values (with Ctrl+Shift+Enter):

    =TEXTJOIN(",",,FILTERXML("<x><a>"&SUBSTITUTE(A1,",","</a><a>")&"</a></x>","//a[not(. = preceding::a/.)]"))
    NARAYANK991 likes this.
  3. David Hager

    David Hager New Member

    Looks great, Lori. Thanks! Now I have to figure out how this works :)

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