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Remove Duplicates Within A Cell


Below is a typical example of the contents of one of my cells (of which I have around 500 cells):

263,330,335,430,431,435,640,700,748,750,752,800,807,901,916,917,937,944,954,953,962,266,2038,2054,20 56,2057,2058,357, 591, 800, 802, 748, 423, 801, 570, 955, 747, 940, 800, 748, 918, 800,730,579,728,307,310,577,717,939,958,713,
332,613,640,661,690, 800, 613, 332, 434, 575, 593, 904, 943, 648, 946, 947, 2079I'd like to remove duplicate entries from this cell (per cell) e.g. "800" appears several times.

We can distinguish between each entry by the comma - but how can I get Excel to look inside one specific cell at text and remove these?


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