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Excel - if date is same on two columns and value in one of the column is "Inactive", then hide rows

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Harryy
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Hi There,

I have 50,000 rows of data in excel spreadsheet and I want to hide rows where the value in date column is same in other rows along with the value of another column is "Inactive"

I want to hide the blue text line in the below example because the date in row 2 and row 3 is the same and the Status field is "Inactive"

 

Example:

SNo,Number,Class,Date,FWM, Department, Status

1,J89789,M, 04/08/1999,Sup,Medical,Inactive

2,J89789,C,12/08/1996,Ker,Finance,Active

3,J89790,B,12/08/1996,Agn,Sales,InActive

4,J89789,M, 04/08/2005,Adm,Sales,Inactive

5,J89783,C 04/08/1995,Ent,Medical,Inactive

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Solution

@Harryy 

For such data

image.png

you may add one more helper column with formula

=IF( (COUNTIFS($D:$D,$D2)>1)*($G2="Inactive"),"Hide","")

(put in first cell, select column till end and Ctrl+D)

and filter the range on "Hide"

@Sergei BaklanThank you very much. Your help is greatly appreciated.

 

Regards,

Harry

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