I'm working on a worksheet that another person started. For some reason there are dotted gray lines around every single cell in the print area in the print preview (no idea what this person did or who this person is, so I can't ask them). Anyhow, I need to get rid of these dotted gray lines. Clicking on no borders does not work.
I'm playing along with Excel. I discovered it doesn't like cutting and pasting in VBA. This screws up formulas in cells.
It much prefers copying and pasting. So this involves an extra step, going back to the cells you just copied and clearing them.
So I have a selection of cells and I just copied them to a different location. Naturally the location I just copied it to then becomes selected.
I would like to go back to the cells that have the dotted selection around them and clear them. If I simply use Selection.ClearContents it will clear the currently selected cells, NOT the dotted selection.
Command to clear the contents of the dotted selection?
Is there any way to 'evaluate' a dotted number (similar to an IPv4 address but not just those) using standard worksheet formulae (ie no UDFs, VBA, or ATP functions)?
To make it a little more complicated, I need to be able to evaluate not just IP addresses (although that would be a use) but also a 'number' such as 9.0.2 compared to 8.7.5 so that they can be sorted and / or compared.
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if I can gray out the unused columns. I am creating a template that use only column A to J. I don't want user to be able to see or scroll to the unused columns. Is there any command in the setup that can gray out the unused columns? or maybe VBA codes?
I have created a questionnaire with multiple answers in a userform with multipage.
Everything works fine except on about 10 out of my 30 questions, one of the four answers (all opition buttuns) has a fine dotted line around it.
I really have no clue as to where this line comes from. I have tried deleting the option button and replacing it with a new one. This helped for the concerned button but now the dotted line appeared on another answer of the same question! I have done it several times and each time the dotted line simply shifts from one answer to another but never dissapears! The odd thing is that this only concerns 10 questions, the other 20 are fine...
I have a spreadsheet where the user wants gray and white lines to occur starting from row 36. Meaning row 36 is grey row 37 white 38 grey etc. to make it look like old accounting paper. The problem is there is a macro that runs to hide the zeros so I cannot preformat the rows because they will change along with the worksheet. Also, the coloring should stop when there is nothing more in the rows, usually around row 100.
I looking at attempting to combine 26 spreadsheets all into one with a macro. Basically i have 26 spreadsheets detailing all items placed into different suspesne accounts, these are on going so they can be up to 2000 lines long. All 26 spreadsheets are contained in one folder with a backup of each.
Columns B - F detail the payment being applied. Columns G - J detail the payment being removed.
I was hoping the would be a way for a macro to look into each one and if there is data in column E (value) and not in column I (vlaue removed) then return the whole line onto a new worksheet. So basically after i have run the macro i would have one worksheet with all outstanding items on instead of having to open each one and copy and pasting.
The lines will always vary on each workbook as to where the outstanding payments is and im using excel 2003.
I merged about 15 adresslists from media contacts to one excel list. Each list had a name i.e. music, health, theater, etc. and the same logic in colums. I added a few columns and have 1 large list now.
As some journalists write about music & health & theater, architecture, etc. they are listed up to 10 times in the new list now. But the "genres" from the original list i.e. music, health, theater, etc. are in different columns. Some of the lines have empty fields (i.e. no address or mail)
All I want to do is have one line with all the information of all 10 lines in it, merged, dupes removed:
company - firstname - lastname - Adress - Mail, etc. : genre: music - health - theater: example.xlsx
I atteched an example of the full list and the result i want
I have an extensive spreadsheet with several columns and all showing borders where each cell/column begins and ends. However there are a few cells where the break with the next cell does not show the line.
I have highlighed the cell in question, gone to format/cell/borders and everything looks fine. Black color + format border shows square with all sides of square showing.
(This is recorded). assuming that range "A1:A15" is where text for this comment is stored from a different VBA program.(15 number of line is the max i have programmed to accept). assuming there are 10 cells currenty full. how can i add this 10 text lines to a comment box.
I have a a worksheet with a drop down menu in one column to show various completion status options (Not started, In progress and Completed). I was able to use conditional formatting to change the color of the cell to gray when I choose "completed" from the drop down menu, but I would like the whole row in view (about 8 cells across) to shade to gray when I choose "completed" from the drop down - not just the completed cell. I'm thinking an IF statement would work, but I don't know how to use an IF statement to shade a range of cells a color.
I've attached part of the file I'm working with, and can't figure out how to align the text to the top in the merged cells titled description. How do I format the cell so that if there isn't two lines of type in the description it remains aligned with the quantity and price
I have a column of cells with Customer info and address in each row, that I need to move into multiple columns. ie Cust name, acct #,address, city,state, zip the problem is ALL of the info for each customer is in ONE cell.To be clear, cell B1 has complete name address etc for one customer, B2 has the info for another, B3... on and on. To complicate matters as in the example, there is not a pattern in the lines. the first example shows the info beginning on the 2nd line of the cell, but the 2nd example shows info in the first line. I have tried the text to column fixed width. Didn't work because names and addresses are of varying lengths. Then I tried delimited, but there isn't a common separation between different data. I am using excel 2007. FYI I did go through many many threads and found some that were close to my problem but not close enough to work.
" JOES TOWING SERVICE  123 STREET
CALEDONIA FL 12345 " "BUBBA / SHOP ACCURATE AUTO SUPPLY INC  21234 HYDRAULIC DR
I need to reference the projected and actual expenses from the total on worksheet 'expenses' So i did so, however, if I change the drop down on the expenses worksheet to only display housing data, then the projected and actual expenses on my budget worksheet changes as well to the new data portrayed on the expenses worksheet.
I need to reference the cell, without it changing when I change the category display, but I need the cell to change accordingly if I enter new data in the overall tablet on the expenses worksheet.
Or do I need to create a seperate worksheet that has the data in and reference my cells on my budget worksheet to that new worksheet?
I've been tackling this data capture/paste issue for a week or so. I found the string below which does provide a good foundation for my challenge. But, my basic level of understanding macros limits my modifications to meet my needs.
I have 20 worksheets in my master file corresponding to Excel files individual associates will update weekly. After the associates have updated their individual files for the week, I want to capture the data entered and paste values into a master file containing a worksheet for each associate (sharing the same name as the individual associate file). All of these files are housed on team SharePoint sites.
I need a macro to perform several steps after clicking a "Run Update" macro button in the master file: Open individual associate fileIn master file, search for each Initiative listed in column B (starting cell B3) in the individual associate file (in column B starting at cell B11)If Initiative is found in individual associate file, copy adjacent data in columns D:J for the respective rowIn master file, paste values to the corresponding Initiative row for the corresponding week's worth of dataIf Initiative is not found in the individual associate file, move to the next Initiative listed in the master fileRepeat these steps for each individual associate file
Linking would be the easiest way to accomplish this if I wanted to have a multitude of weekly individual files for the associates. However, I'd rather each associate have one file for them to update (basically overwriting their previous week's entries).
I need to ensure the paste values corresponds to the appropriate day of the week. In simpler terms, if the date in the individual associate file in cell D9 reads Oct 1, 2012, the data captured from that row needs to be pasted to the corresponding row/column in the master file that reads the same date.
I need help with a macro for copying and pasting of cells. I believe this should not be a problem for the Excel VBA experts, but for someone who can only record macro, I'm really at a loss.
Attached is a sample file, where sheet 'Source' is an example of the sheet from which data are to be copied. The other sheet, sheet 'Final' is an example of the final format that I need. The reason I'm doing this is I'm planning to upload my data into Access and so I need to convert them into a list format.
List of target columns in sheet 'Final' and source cells in sheet 'Source':
Column A: Biz ID - not sure if I really need this, by right it should be listed automatically once I paste the data Column B: B2 of 'Source' Column C: B2 of 'Source' Column D: B1 of 'Source' Column E: row 6, relevant column column F: column K column G: row 5, relevant column column H: the specific amount
So basically I'm creating an entry for every amount in the table.
I have a monitoring database and I want to create a 'source' sheet in sheet 1 whereby when I enter names into a certain column they rename different tabs/sheets in the worksheet. for example, the name 'Brown' inputted in cell 'A2' would rename sheet 2, Black in A3 would rename sheet 3 etc.
I have data in some of the cells within range A26:A39
These cells are populated via an IF function on another worksheet. Even though the cells appear blank (as in the value returned is ""), there is a formula in these cells. I think it's called formula blank?
I am looking for a way to copy the data from the cells within the range which are not blank (ie: not = "") and paste this data elsewhere on the sheet in a list with no blank spaces in between.
I anticipate that there will be 4 non blank cells within this range.
Ideally I would have data from the nonblank cells copied and pasted to cells A40 A41 A42 A43
I have an excel workbook that I have created to use in the creation of purchase orders. I have a spot for the vendor in cell D10 and my items are in the range of B17 to N17.
What I would like to have is a macro that I can assign to a button that does the following.
I have a worksheet called "Purchase Order" that has all the information in it.
When you click on a button named "Process", it will take everything entered into B17 - N28 and copy it to a worksheet named "PO# History" starting in cell B2 and moving down. Each time I click on "Process" I need the information in the range above to get entered into the next empty line on the "PO# History" worksheet.
This way I can maintain a list of items purchased and then play with them in a pivot table/graph and such.
Also, What I need it to do also is when process is clicked, the macro needs to pull the vendor name from cell D10 and put it in column A on "PO# History" for each row it adds from B17-N28.
I've created an Excel spreadsheet (Excel 7) to help me price sign printing jobs consistently. In my spreadsheet a few cells allow me to enter markups for materials & labour rates. These are used for calculating the retail price.
I would like to give my spreadsheet to some of my customers so they can calculate the retail price of a job themselves BUT, I would like to hide the contents of those few cells where I fix the markup. How can I achieve this?