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Jan 8, 2009

I'm trying to create a formula similar to this:


The idea is that the user will enter a value in cell A2. That number will determine the appropriate rows in the formula above.

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I'm trying to create a dynamic array so that when a user enters the first sheet name via an input box, excel will know to select the other sheets with ending (2), (3), (4) etc.

Currently this code works only if there are 4 sheets present (as I set this way), anything lower/higher is out of range.

How do I make it so that it will select sheets if there are less than 4 sheets present?

I tried nesting, but I pretty sure this array needs redimming or something. Is ubound a better option?

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Apr 4, 2008

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I have a macro that's running quite well and is cross-posted here:


What I need to do is allow for user input. I want to create a dialog box that pops up and asks for an input range, when the user runs the macro. Values can only be from 1 - 50. And the user won't be allowed to select broken sequences, like 6, 9, 12-15.

They would have to be continuous, i.e. 6 - 15, etc. I'm still very new to VBA. I can play with the control toolbox, but I have very little understanding of how to interface with the components that I'm adding/creating. Once I have that range, I want to use the inputs as the 'start' and 'stop' points for my loop. So I need to capture the values and pass them as input parameters, I'm guessing.

I can modify the loop to accept the inputs, I'm just not sure how to capture them from a user input dialog box.

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I want to create a user input for a "LARGE" function so that I can then return the specified # of "large" items. i.e. user wants to get the top X number of users, user then enters number either into a dialog box or cell, code then looks at the number and populates a range of cells based on the input value. The current code that I am using simply refers to an existing table (r9:r30) that I then used the auto fill to copy to cells below it.


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I am working on a spreadsheet and would like to create a cell that allows the user to input a number (1 to 5) which will then equate to a percentage(%). I would then like this to deduct that percentage from a total number...

To try and explain this.. Should the user input 1 into the cell, this would then equate to 3% - this would then deduct from a total that percentage. Input 2 = 5% etc..

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Jul 24, 2014

I am trying to create a macro which gives me an input box. I need to enter 2 numbers into the input box. It would be as follows:

Input Box Msg 1 - "What is your labor cost?" (NUM1)
Input Box Msg 2 - "What is your productivity rate?" (NUM2)

Then I need the macro to take this info and enter it into a formula which changes according to the row which you are on. (I need the macro to work based on which ever cell I currently have selected). The formula would be this if I currently had a cell on row 10 selected:


So, if I currently had cell L10 selected, and I ran the macro and put 100 in for "NUM1" and 10 for "NUM2" and my sheet had 20 in cell H10, then the macro would enter the number 1,000 into cell L10. If I had L500 selected, then the macro would enter the final number into cell L500 based on what value H500 contained.

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Jun 15, 2008

I have created a macro that processes through information for the creation of checks.

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Here is an example. Let's say I have 35 checks to write. The first check number is 200. I would want a user box to pop up which asks me for the first check number. I would enter 200. Then the process would place the number 200 in cell A2 (A1 is part of the header information for the checks.) In cell A3, the number 201 would be placed. The final check number would drop into cell A36. No check numbers would appear in cells A37 and greater because cell B37 is empty, signifying that there is no further check data.

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I have one sheet to act as a splash page for user input. The second sheet stores all relevant data. My goal is for the user to input a numerical value in a cell (or input box) and then click a submit button. The code for the macro should look at a cell on sheet 1 which displays the primary key of the row in the table on sheet

2. Based on that primary key, it should look to sheet 2 and then insert the value into the table in the correct row and column. The column headings are the days of the week, and the specific day the user is concerned with is also displayed on sheet 1.

Sheet 1:

A1 = Day of the week
A2 = Unique primary key
A3 = user input value

Sheet 2:
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I have attached a worksheet example and have some VBA code but it does not work.

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Jan 22, 2010

I'm working with a workbook that has about 75 sheets. I need a macro that will copy the info in a certain couple of ranges from one sheet to the same ranges in another. This would not be a problem if it was always the same two sheets. But I need the user to be able to specify which sheet he wants to copy from and which sheet he wants to copy to.

The ranges on the sheets will always remain the same, just the sheet name needs to change. I created drop down boxes for the user to choose the copy from and copy to sheets, but I don't know how to insert that into the VBA code. The way I've designed it, the macro needs to read the result from the user that is on sheet "Index" in cell H5 to copy from and N5 to copy to. The result in those cells is the actual sheet name.

Here's the simple part of the code so far:

Sheets("MM Ades 64z").Select
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Sheets("MM Pnch 64z").Select
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Sep 15, 2014

I would like a cell to have user input. If there is no input then the cell should reference a value in another cell. My strategy was to use a formula in another cell to check to see if the user input cell was empty. If it was empty then the formula propagated the cell. If it had user inputted data then it stayed like it was.

Here is an example:
Begin Invent

End Invent
User input or
formula here





I want the user to be able to input a value for the End Invent cell right below 1000. If there is no value I want that same cell to mirror the cell above it with the 1000 in it.

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I have a table with 4 radio buttons that assume certain data in three cells when they are selected. I have used the IF command to getthe information to appear in these boxes when the cooresponding radio button is selected.

I want the user to be able to either leave the selection as it is presented to them, have the option to change the data if it doesn't fit their scenerio.

Example: button 1 "Electric" makes the data "$0.12", "$per kWh", & "100%" appear in the three cells. Each button produces different data in these boxes, however if when button 1 is selected, the user's electric cost per kWh is $0.10, I want them to be able to type that in without changing my preset default.

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[Code] .....

So I tried to use a variation of strReturn to indicate number of rows wanted but that didn't work ... Basically I'm going to create the "data" to include 50 rows, but have it selectable for the user to say they only want 5, 7 or 29 rows ...

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I don't need ROW 10, 11, 12 separately if that is easier ...I am interested in getting the ROW 13 basically.

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Here is partial code I have been working on but having difficulties:

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I will explain using example.

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Aug 21, 2008

I am using the following piece of code to delete unwanted rows from a worksheet:

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Cells(i, 1).EntireRow.Delete
End If

Next i

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What I am working with is a sheet of about 5000 customer appointments going back to the beginning of 2006. A have peiced together a lot of code to format it exactly as I want and to create a pivot table of what is remaining after the rubbish has been deleted.

However I am finding that I need to keep amending and re-running this bit of code, depending on the date range I want to look at. For example the code above will delete all appointments made in 2007.

My question is: is there a way that I could incorporate an input box, whereby excel asks the user for a start date and an end date and deletes any rows outwith that range?

Some important info: All of the dates are in column C, in the format mmm yyyy

I would only need to narrow down to a month - so for example mar 2008 - jun 2008

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I think I need to place my formula into A3 to allow the user their input to A2 without overwriting my formula. Problem is if I place the = sign in front of IF, the formula does not work the way I need it to. If I don't place the = sign in front of IF excel just treats it as a text entry.


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So my issue this time is that I have a bunch of columns that correspond to a month. If the user wants to view data from that month column then they have to link to that cell specifically (the worksheet being used is different than the one in which the month columns are)

My goal was to create a single cell in which the user typed in a month abbreviation such as jan, feb, mar.. so on and so forth. From there they correspond to a vlookup table which tells you which month is in what column (because that part never changes) so jan is in column c and feb is in column d... continuing until december is in column n. So the vlookup corresponds to the table and that works fine, type jan into the cell and the vlookup returns c. So i think this will work.

My problem is that in the cell I am typing this in I want it to be a part of a whole cell reference such as c5 or d7 where the 5 or 7 is a constant (I have that part down) however the reference is to another sheet. So in sheet 2 I want to reference sheet 1 i.e.

Formula: [Code].....

<-- is the desired return.

Right now (in sheet 2) I have

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But this makes the vlookup malfunction (i think it starts looking in sheet 1 for the month cell but it is not and can not be there.

SO how do i force a vlookup to turn into a cell reference, and how do i make that cell reference come from a different worksheet without causing the vlookup to malfunction.

Attached File : examples.xlsx‎

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