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remove duplicate rows but first copy contents of a cell to the prior row

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I have a spreadsheet where column A is Name and column E is email address. If someone has two email addresses they are listed on 2 rows. I need to delete the duplicate row but first I need to move the second email address to a new column in the prior row. How can I do this for hundreds of rows.
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Question by:Neal Freed
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by:Rgonzo1971
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Hi,

pls try
Sub macro()
With ActiveSheet.Sort
    .SortFields.Clear
    .SortFields.Add Key:=Range("A1"), _
            SortOn:=xlSortOnValues, Order:=xlAscending, DataOption:=xlSortNormal
    .SetRange ActiveSheet.UsedRange
    .Header = xlYes
    .MatchCase = False
    .Orientation = xlTopToBottom
    .SortMethod = xlPinYin
    .Apply
End With
For Each c In Range(Range("E2"), Range("E" & Rows.Count).End(xlUp))
    If c.Offset(, -4) = c.Offset(-1, -4) Then
        Cells(c.Row - 1, Columns.Count).End(xlToLeft).Offset(, 1) = c
    End If
Next
ActiveSheet.UsedRange.RemoveDuplicates Columns:=1, Header:=xlYes
End Sub

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by:Neal Freed
ID: 41795454
Not to seem dense, but how do I try. Here is the file Column I has the Names and Column U has the email addresses
Highline-SE_091416.xls
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Rgonzo1971 earned 500 total points
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then try
Sub macro()
With ActiveSheet.Sort
    .SortFields.Clear
    .SortFields.Add Key:=Range("D1"), _
            SortOn:=xlSortOnValues, Order:=xlAscending, DataOption:=xlSortNormal
    .SetRange ActiveSheet.UsedRange
    .Header = xlYes
    .MatchCase = False
    .Orientation = xlTopToBottom
    .SortMethod = xlPinYin
    .Apply
End With
For Idx = Range("I" & Rows.Count).End(xlUp).Row To 2 Step -1
    Set c = Range("I" & Idx)
    If c.Offset(, -5) = c.Offset(-1, -5) Then
        Set Rng = Range(c, Cells(c.Row, Columns.Count).End(xlToLeft))
        Rng.Copy Cells(c.Row - 1, Columns.Count).End(xlToLeft).Offset(, 1)
    End If
Next
ActiveSheet.UsedRange.RemoveDuplicates Columns:=4, Header:=xlYes
End Sub

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