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Sep 10, 2007

Is there a way that I can check for the occurance of a specific value in a collection object like an Array or a Range in excel through VBA code?

For example I would like to check programatically if the value "orange" is present in an array by name Fruits(), where the array Fruits (3)=("mango", "banana", "apple").

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