Select A Row Based On The Text Value Of A Cell
How can I select a whole row based on the text value of a cell.
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Private Sub Worksheet_Change(ByVal Target As Range)
If Target.Column <> 13 Then Exit Sub
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but I have a lot of columns that I need to perform as above and I have put the code together as below
Private Sub Worksheet_Change(ByVal Target As Range)
On Error Resume Next
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1. Search an excel sheet "column" for a particular type of text and insert values based on that text (if found) in another column.
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Private Sub WorkSheet_Change(ByVal Target As Range)
Select Case Target.Address
Select Case Target
Case "Custom Color 1": Call CustomColorInput1
Case "Custom Color 2": Call CustomColorInput1
Case "Custom Color 3": Call CustomColorInput1
Case "Custom Color 4": Call CustomColorInput1
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Case "Custom Color 3": Call CustomColorInput2
Case "Custom Color 4": Call CustomColorInput2
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When I close VBA, the data that I typed into the data input box is in the correct cell.
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Each of those values corresponds to a heading, say: CDE; DFE; FGE; DFE; ERD; DEA; BDF; DFB; CDE; CEF; CAB; FAB. As you will note some of the headings may or may not be the same and may or may not include the same letters in different orders.
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I need to be able to select just the "toby" and "cameron" parts.
Also this string is variable in that it might be "james.brown" or similar without the number at the end.
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From that, is there anyway to copy the numbers off the end of a string?
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The string will always be letters a dash and then numbers.
How do I copy only the numbers?
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It sits in the "This Workbook" code window to run each time the wbook is opened. What I want it to do, is based on the date in Sheets("Control").Range("L3") select a particular cell in another sheet called "Risk Sum". I'm assuming this is easy to do, I've come up with the following, but it just doesnt want to work ...