Convert list of data into validation list with all dupes removed

mountainman88

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Joined
Jun 22, 2019
Messages
99
Office Version
  1. 2016
Platform
  1. Windows
Per the table below I have data in a list in column A which can have the same item multiple times, I wish to generate a validation list in column C which only shows each item once (similar to remove duplicates). No VBA please, just using formulas.

Book2
ABC
1DataNo dupes Validation list
2dogdog
3dogcat
4catduck
5catcamel
6catowl
7duck
8camel
9camel
10owl
11owl
12owl
13owl
Sheet1


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MrExcel MVP, Moderator
Joined
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Messages
77,704
Office Version
  1. 365
Platform
  1. Windows
How about
+Fluff 1.xlsm
ABC
1DataNo dupes Validation list
2dogdog
3dogcat
4catduck
5catcamel
6catowl
7duck 
8camel 
9camel 
10owl 
11owl
12owl
13owl
14
Main
Cell Formulas
RangeFormula
C2:C10C2=IFERROR(INDEX($A$2:$A$13,AGGREGATE(15,6,(ROW($A$2:$A$13)-ROW($A$2)+1)/(ISNA(MATCH($A$2:$A$13,C$1:C1,0))),1)),"")
 

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