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Hello,
We have multiple email lists for our newsletter. I have the ability to combine lists and remove duplicates but I need to be able to output a list of email addresses that appear in one list but not the other. So list A has 150 addresses and list B has 100. Both have similar and different email address. We want to create list C which contains only the email addresses that do not occur in one or the other list.

If there's an out of the box solution, that would be great but I think we could program an Excel file to do the same.

Thanks,
Chris
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by:Raheman M. Abdul
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what do you mean by one or the other lists?
Do you mean the email address should be unique among the 2 lists? ie no duplicates?
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by:Geisrud
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Sounds like you just want to remove duplicates and populate a third list with only the remaining unique data.

Excel has a built-in tool to remove duplicates.  On the ribbon, click on the "Data" tab.  In there you'll see a "Remove Duplicates" tool that is very easy to use.
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itjockey earned 250 total points
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Hi mobileitsupport,

I don't understand you properly, but what ever I understand is attached.


Uniques Values

Thank you
Unique-Values.xlsx
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by:5teveo
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I created test data...

column A is List A
Column G is list B
Column L is new List based upon your rules...
 see attached file


Dim res As Variant
   
    LRowA = Worksheets("Sheet1").Range("A" & Worksheets("Sheet1").Rows.Count).End(xlUp).Row
    LRowG = Worksheets("Sheet1").Range("G" & Worksheets("Sheet1").Rows.Count).End(xlUp).Row
   
    Sheets("Sheet1").Select
    Range("L2", Range("L2").End(xlDown)).Clear
   
    rx1 = 2
    RowIndexDestination = 2
   
   
    For xRA = 2 To LRowA
             res = Application.Match(Worksheets("Sheet1").Cells(xRA, "A"), Worksheets("Sheet1").Range("G1:G" & LRowG), 0)
             If IsError(res) Then
                Worksheets("Sheet1").Cells(RowIndexDestination, "L") = Worksheets("Sheet1").Cells(xRA, "A")
                RowIndexDestination = RowIndexDestination + 1
             End If
    Next xRA
   
   
           
    For xRG = 2 To LRowG
        res = Application.Match(Worksheets("Sheet1").Cells(xRG, "G"), Worksheets("Sheet1").Range("A1:A" & LRowA), 0)
        If IsError(res) Then
           Worksheets("Sheet1").Cells(RowIndexDestination, "L") = Worksheets("Sheet1").Cells(xRG, "G")
           RowIndexDestination = RowIndexDestination + 1
        End If
    Next xRG
MakeCListfromAandB.xlsm
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by:mobileitsupport
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Hello, Thanks for the replies. I think that I may not have clearly described what I'm looking for. So here it goes. I start an email campaign with list A. From that campaign, I create list B of all those who have opened the email. From that campaign, I want to resend the email to all of those who are not in list B (they have not opened the email). Thanks for your help.
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by:itjockey
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Hi  mobileitsupport,

See attached


Thanks
Unique-Values.xlsx
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by:5teveo
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Modified Macro below... see attached

Use 'Version2' macro - delete 'Version1' if you want


    '
    ' Macro1 Macro
    '
    Dim res As Variant
   
    LRowA = Worksheets("Sheet1").Range("A" & Worksheets("Sheet1").Rows.Count).End(xlUp).Row
    LRowG = Worksheets("Sheet1").Range("G" & Worksheets("Sheet1").Rows.Count).End(xlUp).Row
   
 
    Sheets("Sheet1").Select
    Range("L2").Select
    Range(Selection, ActiveCell.SpecialCells(xlLastCell)).Select
    Selection.ClearContents
   
   
    For xRA = 2 To LRowA
             res = Application.Match(Worksheets("Sheet1").Cells(xRA, "A"), Worksheets("Sheet1").Range("G1:G" & LRowG), 0)
             If IsError(res) Then
                Worksheets("Sheet1").Cells(xRA, "L") = Worksheets("Sheet1").Cells(xRA, "A")
             End If
    Next xRA
MakeCListfromAandBv2.xlsm
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by:mobileitsupport
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Hey Itjockey, I'm curious, the third column creates a line between each item. Is that something that I can eliminate? Thanks, Chris
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by:itjockey
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Yes I guess sure.....ill look in to this tomorrow as here is sleeping time.....

Thanks
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by:itjockey
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Will you pls send me screen shot regarding what you are saying...thanks
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by:mobileitsupport
ID: 39777629
Okay, here's it is.
email-list-output.JPG
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by:itjockey
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ok for this kind of requirement you need  one more column for calculation. see attached.
Unique-Values.xlsx
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