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I'm trying to go through a short list of letters and change the contents of every cell in the list that contains a "c" into a "M". I've written this code, but I get a #Value! message on my spreadsheet when I run it:

Function FindCpmDpm(SearchRng As Range)

Dim CelRng As Range

For Each CelRng In SearchRng

If CelRng.Value = "c" Then
CelRng.Value = "M"
End If

Next CelRng

End Function

I am having trouble accessing the cell which contains the "c".

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or
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I know the function of ....

[=IF(ISNUMBER(SEARCH("*MAI*",A1)),"MAY",A1)] =

This formula brings me only 1 search, but I need 3 search if match replace with respective character. this should search for OKT & DZC ALSO....

present - new

JAN - JAN
FEB - FEB
MAR - MAR
APR - APR
MAI - MAY
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JUL - JUL
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I need to remove the first character in each row of a column, but only its first occurrence in each row. For instance:

Say, column 2 has following data (lots of rows, by the way):

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=SomeText2 = "blabla"
SomeText3 = "blabla"
=SomeText4 = "blabla"
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........
....

I would like to use the VBA code to remove ONLY the FIRST occurrence of the FIRST character specified (either "=" or "-") in each row in that column, so that I get:

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SomeText2 = "blabla"
SomeText3 = "blabla"
SomeText4 = "blabla"
SomeText5 --- "blabla"
......
...and so on...

I tried to use this:

Code:
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ReplaceFormat:=False
Columns(2).Cells.Replace What:="=", Replacement:="", LookAt:=xlPart, _
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I also tried this code:

Code:
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.Value = Replace(.Value, "=", "", 1, 1)
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