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Feb 1, 2010

The code below is for a macro that allows the user to create a list of contacts. The column containing the names of these contacts are then referenced by a userform (code not present) by way of a Named Range. I want to update the named range whenever the user adds another contact so this new contact shows up in the user form.

I am currently referencing the range containing the names using R1C1 style, but I cannot get the variable aspect to work correctly.

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