Command Button

Posted on 2002-03-29
Last Modified: 2010-05-02
I need to find a way to active a message box based on several variables

First is ActiveCell.Offset (0,-31) value is between 0255-0258 or 0555-0559 or 0855-0859, or 1155-1159 or 1455-1459 or 1755-1759, or 2055-2059, or 2355-2359.  And if ActiveCell.Offset (0,-35) is blank.  Then activate Message Box "Please enter the data"
Question by:sandramac
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
LVL 44

Expert Comment

ID: 6904736
Hi sandramac,

Better ask al these excel questions in the Office section but here we go

Sub CheckInput()

Rem declare variables
Dim intCheckVal As Integer
Dim i As Integer, j As Integer

Rem check if cell to check is numeric else leave sub
If Not IsNumeric(ActiveCell.Offset(0, -1)) Then Exit Sub
intCheckVal = ActiveCell.Offset(0, -1)
Rem set start values
i = 255
j = 259
Rem loop till the highest range to check
While Not i > 2359
  If Not (i < intCheckVal And intCheckVal < j) Then
    i = i + 300
    j = j + 300
Rem exit because the value was found in one of the ranges
    Exit Sub
  End If
Rem show the box
MsgBox "Please enter the data"
End Sub

this proc assumes you're using integer values for the ranges

LVL 46

Accepted Solution

aikimark earned 23 total points
ID: 6905254
Select Case ActiveCell.Offset(0,-31).Value
  Case 0255 To 0258, 0555 To 0559, 0855 To 0859, 1155 To 1159, 1455 To 1459, 1755 To 1759, 2055 To 2059, 2355 To 2359
    If activecell.offset(0,-31).text = vbNullString Then
      Msgbox "Please enter the data"

End Select
LVL 16

Expert Comment

ID: 7754870

No comment has been added lately, so it's time to clean up this TA.
I will leave a recommendation in Community Support that this question is:
- points to aikimark
Please leave any comments here within the
next seven days.

Expert Comment

ID: 7811796
per recommendation

Community Support Moderator @Experts Exchange

Featured Post

PeopleSoft Has Never Been Easier

PeopleSoft Adoption Made Smooth & Simple!

On-The-Job Training Is made Intuitive & Easy With WalkMe's On-Screen Guidance Tool.  Claim Your Free WalkMe Account Now

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Introduction While answering a recent question about filtering a custom class collection, I realized that this could be accomplished with very little code by using the ScriptControl (SC) library.  This article will introduce you to the SC library a…
I was working on a PowerPoint add-in the other day and a client asked me "can you implement a feature which processes a chart when it's pasted into a slide from another deck?". It got me wondering how to hook into built-in ribbon events in Office.
Get people started with the process of using Access VBA to control Outlook using automation, Microsoft Access can control other applications. An example is the ability to programmatically talk to Microsoft Outlook. Using automation, an Access applic…
This lesson covers basic error handling code in Microsoft Excel using VBA. This is the first lesson in a 3-part series that uses code to loop through an Excel spreadsheet in VBA and then fix errors, taking advantage of error handling code. This l…
Suggested Courses
Course of the Month4 days, 17 hours left to enroll

636 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question