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Apr 13, 2009

I was wondering, what would the macro be to colour alternating rows.

So I could select the range of rows, hit the macro - and it would colour them for me?

I need it to do alternating green / lightgreen. For one, but I need to do other colours afterwards as well. So what would the code be to do this?

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The error I keep getting is this:

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