Excel/VBA Excel 2007


Hi Tom,
Hope you can help (again).
VBA Excel 2007. I have a worksheet where most of the rows are unique. However some of them have duplicate ID# (ColA), for example:
ColA   ColB   ColC   ColD   ColE   ColF   ColG   ColH
12a   123       Hello   Hello   Hello   Hello   Hello
12a   123       Hello   Hello   Hello   Hello   Hello
12a       456   Hello   Hello   Hello   Hello   Hello
12a       456   Hello   Hello   Hello   Hello   Hello

I need the code to consolidate those four rows into one, like this:
ColA   ColB   ColC   ColD   ColE   ColF   ColG   ColH
12a   123   456   Hello   Hello   Hello   Hello   Hello

This procedure would be part of an existing VBA macro that automates a whole bunch of processes.



send a simple sample file with some input lines and some example output lines from those input lines on a separate sheet (no other code)

I will give you some sample code to reproduce the output lines.  (also specify if you want the source data modified or an output file written - changes made inplace or on a separate sheet).


I am curious why all the other Hello's are discarded and which are retained and why (they all may be identical and then there is no question).

Tom Ogilvy

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Tom Ogilvy


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