# Convert Column Number To Column Letter

Nov 20, 2009

in a macro i have this: col=cell.column 'suppose col=16384. then i need to place in a cell this formula =(XFD2708*100/XFD2597)-100 so i'm looking for "something" that can convert 16384 in XFD.

## Convert Column Letter To Number

Nov 22, 2005

I need to convert a column letter to a column number for the following line of code in my VBA application:

VB:
strAverageBaseFormula = "=AVERAGE(D" & Trim(Str(lngFirstRowOfIncrement + 1)) & ":K" & Trim(Str(lngFirstRowOfIncrement + 1)) & ")"

I am inserting a formula into a cell using VBA, but the problem is that I don't know the letter value of column "K" (used in the middle of the line); instead, I know it as column number 11. Is there a simple way to convert the column number 11 to the column letter "K"?

## Convert Column Letter To Number

Nov 13, 2006

Some bits of code I have learned use column numbers and some bits use column letters.

Can someone share a line or two that I could add to my macro that will convert the F representing column F into a 6, and vice versa, so that I can continue using my pre-existing bits?

## Convert Column Number To Letter

Jan 17, 2004

I can obtain the columns numbers but I cannot get the letters. Is there anyway to convert from a number to a letter?

eg. somefunction(1) gives me column(A) as an answer?

## Method To Convert Column Number To Letter

Sep 15, 2014

I wanted to know if there was a way to either make a variable hold a column letter or else automatically convert a column number to a letter. This would be for use in the Range property.

All I could find is some complicated technique requiring division by 26 that I will never remember let alone code quickly.

Or if you have a variable holding a column number, is the only way to use it with Cells?

## Convert Column Number To Letter From A Range Objec

Jul 7, 2009

Is there an easy way (without writing my own conversion function) to get the column letter from a range object, as opposed to the column number?

## Use Of Column Number Instead Of Column Letter In Formulas

Jun 16, 2013

=count(k:k)
gives 8 which is correct.

But I know ONLY that the column is 11 (that is 11 th column). Then how do I write the above count formula wilthout using column letter k.

## Converting A Column Number Into A Column Letter

Mar 9, 2007

I have a variable, ColumnX. I want to use VBA to generate some formula referencing ColumnX. For example: I want to sum the values in A1 to A10. ColumnX has been set to "1" which is the number of column A.

Range("A11")= "=sum("A1:" & ColumnX & "10)"

Obviously the above code doesn't work because I'm putting a number where VBA expects a letter. How can I rewrite my code so that A11 will entered with formula that sums A1 to A10?

## Change Column Letter Into A Column Number

Sep 12, 2007

I need code to change a letter such as A into a column number i.e 1. Everything i can find is to do with changing column numbers into letters, surely you can do it the other weay round aswell? So when the macro is given the letter AA it returns the column number as 27 etc, but i need it as a defined variable such as "i = column number" so i can use this information further on in my code.

## Way To Get The Column Letter, Instead Of Number?

Nov 13, 2006

Is there a way to get the column Letter, instead of Number?

like in A1 Column() would equal 1 in B1 Column() would equal 2

I would like

in A1 Column() to equal A and in B1 Column() to equal B

## Column Letter Instead Of Number

Jul 26, 2006

is there a way to make the following code return the letter of the column instead of the number? currently if the 'String' value that is in 'ColumnFind' is in column B this code returns a value of 2. i Need the 'B' for later code to work.

ColumnLetter = ColumnFind.Column

## Column() To Return A Letter Instead Of A Number

Feb 14, 2006

Can column() return a letter instead of a number? I am planning to use it with INDIRECT? Is that possible?

=INDIRECT(row() & column())?

## Column() - Give Letter Instead Of Number?

Nov 27, 2007

When using the formula '=COLUMN()' in cell A1, it returns the number of the column - in this case, '1' (for column A). Is it possible to affect this formula so that it returns the column letter (in this case, 'A')?

## Using .Column After An .Offset - Need The Letter But Get A Number

Sep 22, 2009

ce.Offset(, 4) = "=" & ce.Offset(, -1).Address & "*" & ce.Offset(, 4).Column & "25"

If X29 were equal to ce.Offset(,4) then the value in that cell should be set to

"=S29*X25"

Currenctly it is returning "=S29*2425"

(FYI - ce is just a variable to capture a particular range/cell that is dynamic and used within a For Next Loop)

## Return Column Number Not Letter

Sep 4, 2006

How to return column number (not letter)?

## Convert Column Number Into Another Column Cell?

Dec 27, 2013

A column:
18
42
55
11
65
72
80
48
..

I want to put/write to B column the some numbers (42,11,72,48..) in A column.

B column:
=A2
=A4
=A6
=A8
..

How can I achieve it?

## How To Output Column Letter (not Number) With A Formula

Dec 23, 2009

Is there a function that will output the column letter? For example there's one I know of: =COLUMN(), which outputs column number, but not the letter. And if not, can a formula be written to output it without converting the spreadsheet to R1C1 style or using the lookup function that refers to a separate table within the spreadsheet?

## Look At Column For 3 Letter 3 Number Combos And Move

May 23, 2007

have thousands of rows and the cells look similiar to this:

FAKE NAME PARTNERS FTA048

some other combos could be FTB039 or BCL048 ETC

whats the best way of looking down a column
and moving any 3 letter 3 number combos to another column

so that FAKE NAME PARTNERS and FTA048 are in seperate columns

## Combine Found Row Number With Column Letter To Become Range And Then Count

Jul 8, 2012

I am having troubles finding a row number, using it to specify a range and then counting the cells containg values in that range.

This is what I have

Code:
Private Sub TextBox1_Change()
Dim test1 As String
Dim FoundRom As Range
Dim i as String
Dim abc1 As Range
Dim Core1 As String

test1 = TextBox1.Value

[Code] ........

I am thinking that I have my "Dim"'s wrong or something but I cant figure out how to define the range including the found row number and then count the number of cells containing data within that range...

## Fill Down But Have Column Letter In Formula Change And Not Cell Number

Dec 30, 2009

i want to fill down a column and instead of my formula changing from A6 to A7 i want it to change to B6.

## Convert Letter To Number

Jul 23, 2009

Is there simple function that anyone knows of (or has written) that will convert a letter to its alpha-numeric equivalent?

For instance, A = 1, B = 2, AA = 27, etc (a = 1, b = 2, aa = 27)

## Dropdown Menu - Convert Letter To Number

Sep 4, 2013

I have a drop down menu using data validation and the values are B,C,D

I want to keep the letter in a cell, but make each one become number, so B=5, C=10, D=20

I have another dropo down menu that contains 6,10,16

What I require is that once the 2 drop down menus have 'values selected' I need to multiply the 2 cells together

so for example

If B and 6 was selected, I require the 3rd cell to be 5*6 so what is the formula?

## Convert Column B As Multiple Column Titles And Move Data In Column C Into New Columns?

Jun 30, 2014

I have a excelsheet that looks like this:

Column A | Column B | Column C
Los Angeles | Fire Dept | 3
Los Angeles | Health Services | 12
New York | Fire Dept | 8
New York | Health Services | 22
New York | Internal Services | 100
New York | Public Works | 7
Chicago | Health Services | 15
Chicago | Public Works | 56
Chicago | Social Services | 4

And I am trying to make it look like this:

Fire Dept
Health Services
Internal Services
Public Works
Social Services

Los Angeles
3
12

New York
8
22
100
7

Chicago

15

56
4

## Return Column Letter Based On The Letter In A Cell.

Dec 31, 2009

For the below formula is it possible to replace the B's (column location) with a cell Say Z146 which contains the letter B (or a number if thats easier and someone can tell me the numbers for each column).

When the formula is dragged into the next cell (down) it takes its column reference from Z147 and then my life becomes so much easier.

=IF(INDEX('Overs-Unders'!B:B,MATCH(\$C145,'Overs-Unders'!\$A:\$A,0))"",INDEX('Overs-Unders'!B:B,MATCH(\$C145,'Overs-Unders'!\$A:\$A,0)),"")

## Convert The Data In Column B To Number?

Jul 30, 2014

convert the data in column B to Number so that i can perform action in Column D. see attachment for the query.

## How To Convert Column Contents To Number

Jan 4, 2014

Im trying to convert the data in certain columns to number. I need to select the rows in those columns based on the rows counted in another column with a different heading, this is because there can be breaks in the data half way down the columns.

The Code I have so Far is:

Code:
Sub ConvertTonumber()
'Convert Certain Columns to numbers
'Use the "x"column to Calculate how many rows are required to fill the columns.
Dim ColX As Range

[Code]....

## Code Change Below To Find The Customer Column By Name Rather Than Column Letter

Jun 24, 2009

I have this macro below and would like the code changed to find the "Customer Number" column by name rather than by column B. Note that the "Customer Number" column will always be somewhere in row 1.

## Keyboard Shortcut To Select Column By The Column Letter?

Jul 24, 2014

I know that this could be a stupid question, but was wondering if it could be possible. I would like to select a column by a keyboard shortcut. If I would press a key combination adding the letter of a column as example F, it would select the whole column. I was trying to search for this in google, but no luck.

## Convert Integer Number To Column Alphabet?

May 8, 2014

I have M106 = 4

I need a simple formula to convert that into column Alphabet + 1

So 4 will be Column E (A,B,C,D and 4th will be D+1= E)

## Column() Function: Return The "letter Form" Of The Column Position Rather Than The "number Form"

Oct 12, 2008

I am using the Column() Function for referencing purposes... what I want this function to do is return the "letter form" of the column position rather than the "number Form"... is there anyway to change this without switching to R1C1 form?

i.e. Column(B4) yields "2"

I want it to give me "B"