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How To Use UNIQUE() Function in Google Sheets

Description

Returns unique rows in the provided source range, discarding duplicates. Rows are returned in the order in which they first appear in the source range.

Common questions about the UNIQUE formula include:
1. What does the UNIQUE formula do? Returns only one item per it's inclusion in a list.
2. How do I use the UNIQUE formula? Use the UNIQUE formula in Google Sheets
3. What are the arguments for the UNIQUE formula?  Range

How can the UNIQUE formula be used appropriately?
The UNIQUE formula can be used to return a list of unique values from a range of cells. It can be used to identify duplicate values in a range of cells, or to create a list of unique values from a range of cells.

How can the UNIQUE formula be mistyped?
The UNIQUE formula can be commonly mistyped as UNIQUEIF, UNIQUEVALUE, or UNIQUEVALUES.

Some common ways the UNIQUE formula is used inappropriately include using it to return a list of duplicate values, or using it to return a list of values that are not unique.

Common pitfalls when using the UNIQUE formula include forgetting to specify the range of cells to be evaluated, or forgetting to specify the criteria for the UNIQUE formula.

Common mistakes when using the UNIQUE formula include using the wrong range of cells, or using the wrong criteria for the UNIQUE formula.

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How To Actually Use UNIQUE() in Sheets

`UNIQUE(range)`

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Duplicate data can be a chore to find and remove in a spreadsheet. The UNIQUE function does it quickly and easily.

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