Add a Value for first value in Column

I need a macro that would assign a 1 to the first value and a 0 to each additional value that is the same. IE

Apple  1
Apple  0
Apple  0
Orange 1
Banana 1
kiwi 1
Banana 0

Searching Column E and Put the value in Column N start at row 2.

Thanks,
Montrof
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Rob HensonFinance AnalystCommented:
No need for VBA

=IF(COUNTIF($E$2:$E2,$E2)=0,1,0)

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Thanks
Rob H
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Subodh Tiwari (Neeraj)Excel & VBA ExpertCommented:
@Rob

If I am not wrong, tt should be like this.....

=IF(COUNTIF($E$2:$E2,$E2)=1,1,0)

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Subodh Tiwari (Neeraj)Excel & VBA ExpertCommented:
If you really need a VBA solution, you may try this.....
Sub Put1ForUniqueItems()
Dim lr As Long
Dim Rng As Range, Cell As Range, chkRng As Range

lr = Cells(Rows.Count, "E").End(xlUp).Row
Set Rng = Range("E2:E" & lr)

For Each Cell In Rng
    Set chkRng = Range(Cells(2, "E"), Cells(Cell.Row, "E"))
    If WorksheetFunction.CountIf(chkRng, Cell) = 1 Then
        Cells(Cell.Row, "N") = 1
    Else
        Cells(Cell.Row, "N") = 0
    End If
Next Cell
End Sub

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montrofAuthor Commented:
This is perfect Thank you so much!!
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Subodh Tiwari (Neeraj)Excel & VBA ExpertCommented:
You're welcome. Glad it worked as per your requirement. :)
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Rob HensonFinance AnalystCommented:
Sktneer - correct, I omitted to offset by a row to count the cells above.
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