What This VBA Code Does
This VBA macro code will go through your Active Word document and remove any duplicate paragraphs within the text. This a quick and easy way to clean up your text files where duplication might be occurring.
'PURPOSE: Remove Duplicate Paragraphs Throughout the Entire Word Document
Dim p1 As Paragraph
Dim p2 As Paragraph
Dim DupCount As Long
DupCount = 0
For Each p1 In ActiveDocument.Paragraphs
If p1.Range.Text <> vbCr Then 'Ignore blank paragraphs
For Each p2 In ActiveDocument.Paragraphs
If p1.Range.Text = p2.Range.Text Then
DupCount = DupCount + 1
If p1.Range.Text = p2.Range.Text And DupCount > 1 Then p2.Range.Delete
'Reset Duplicate Counter
DupCount = 0
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