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I am trying to write a Macro to allocate a certain cost across thousands of orders. The number of orders will obviously change monthly. The cost is relatively small, and when divided evenly by the total orders needs to be rounded up to the nearest cent (Typically $.01 - $.02)

I then need the cost to be insered in a colum running next to a total cost column, but I need it to stop when it reaches the total cost and just start adding zeros to the rest of the orders so as not to overcharge.

Not sure if I need to incorporate solver somehow. I figured I would reference the allocated cost from a cell in the worksheet but not sure how to insert any algebraic logic into a macro.

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The master Workbook has the following tabs:

Tab 1 is called travel and consist of column a which is the cost centre number (plus 14 other columns)

Tab 2 is called Mobile and consist of column a which is the cost centre number (plus 14 other columns)

Tab 3 is called Expenses. and consist of column a which is the cost centre number (plus 14 other columns)

Tab 4 Static Date column 1 cost centre number and consist of column 1 which is the cost centre number (plus 14 other columns).

If no information found on a specific cost centre, the tab will include the headers and return the words "No transactions for this period"

Whilst splitting data into Tabs the workbooks should check against the Static Data table and include cost center description in Column B of each tab in the new workbook.

If master workbook consist of the following....

Tab 1 is called travel and consist of column 1 which is the cost centre number (plus 14 other columns), cost centres, 555,557,

Tab 2 is called Mobile column 1 cost centre number and consist of column 1 which is the cost centre number (plus 14 other columns) cost centres, 555, 78689,

Tab 3 is called Expenses. column 1 cost centre number and consist of column 1 which is the cost centre number (plus 14 other columns), cost centres, 555,

tab 4 Static Date - column 1 cost centre number and consist of column 1 which is the cost centre number (plus 14 other columns). cost centres, 555, 557,78689

It should output 3 workbooks by cost centre number.

One for 555, which consists of 3 tabs, travel, mobile and expenses.

A second for 557 which has 3 tabs travel, mobile and expenses, but only with data in the travel tab.

A third for 78689 which has 3 tabs travel, mobile and expenses, but only with data for mobile data.

The workbooks will be replicates of the contents within the tabs where column a wil be the cost centre plus 14 additional columns.

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