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Jun 20, 2014

I have a worksheet with multiple sheets.

Users and Data

In users column A has email contacts from people that accessed a recoding on line. I need to be able to cross reference with another sheet called data where I will have their full name.

Basically I would like a macro that will check column A in users sheet and check in data the name column . If it finds last name or partial name in the mail it will highlight it in the users sheet and in the name column in data

User sheet
Column A is raw 1 is heading username

data sheet
column B is raw 1 Last Name

That way I am able to quickly identify a group of people if they did not watch the recording as user gives me indication on what they did.

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Using the search macro code below, could someone please help to add in more codes what I'm currently using, and also where to insert it. The Search function works well for what I need and it helps me to locate data. When using the search function somehow it search all sheets within the workbook but I only want it to search an array of sheets when using this macro that is needed to complete the task for what I'm after.

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'Run from standard module, like: Module1.

Dim ws As Worksheet, Found As Range, rngNm As String
Dim myText As String, FirstAddress As String, thisLoc As String
Dim AddressStr As String, foundNum As Integer

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If myText = "" Then Exit Sub...................

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computer just doesn't have the horsepower to run all of the sheets and the formulas and put them together on one sheet in the same workbook.

I was wondering if it would be possible to take the identically arranged sheets from one book and paste the VALUES over to One page in another book.

I'm guessing you'd need to know the directory of the workbook and the title?

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