create 2 lists from one


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Hi all,

I have the following data in the range C1:D15 ...

Barber, Isabella (59792)
Barber, Isabella (59792)
Bell, Maya (83298)
Bellamywells, Lewis (64795)
Bellamywells, Lewis (64795)
Brueckner, Amber (87862)
Brueckner, Amber (87862)
Chapman, Jack (66886)
Chapman, Jack (66886)
Combarngo, Xaire (83652)
Deeb, Sophie (72844)
Deighton, Fraser (88604)
Deighton, Fraser (88604)
Green, Oscar (83077)


You'll notice that in the 'Original' column, a student name may appear more than once, which indicates they have more than one parent who supplied an email address (found in column D).

What I would like to do is to have column D converted to 2 lists, resembling the following ...

Parent AParent B


I'd prefer this to be done by formula rather than code, if at all possible.

Kind regards,



Well-known Member
if col C and D has the data, insert formula in col. E =if(countif($C$2:$C2,$C2)<=1,D2,"") Drag the formula till the last row.
in col F insert the formula =if(E2="",D2,"") drag till the last row.
Hope that helps
Ravi shankar

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