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I have a list of names, some of which occur several times, with values attributed to the names in the adjacent column. I want a list in which the names occur once and the all the values belonging to the name appear in the row the name is in. I have code which almost does it, but not quite.

My data looks like this example:

fred 10
dave 1
jill 4
fred 11
marc 74

I want:

dave 1,
fred 10,11
jill 4,
marc 74,

so I start with a list

dave
fred
jill
marc

and then run my code.

My code is:

Option Explicit
Sub Compare()
Dim ws1 As Worksheet, ws2 As Worksheet
Dim i As Long, j As Long, LR As Long
Set ws1 = Sheets("Deutsch")
Set ws2 = Sheets("Deutsch2")

It works fine for a while, then gives me an 'error 1004 object or application error' at always the same point, when it gets to row 144 in the destination list.

The editor tells me I should debug the line 'If ws1.Cells(i, 5) = ws2.Cells(j, 5)' in the second 'Do'-block in the code.

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