Solved

Getting data from Excel

Posted on 2004-08-23
3
161 Views
Last Modified: 2010-05-02
Hi,

From Visual Basic I need to open an Excel worksheet and retrieve all rows which either have a blue background or blue text. Now, I can open the worksheet but is there anyway to retirve the relevant rows rather than just looping through them all?

Thanks in advance,
Dan
0
Comment
Question by:zomby_dog
[X]
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
  • 2
3 Comments
 
LVL 8

Expert Comment

by:ampapa
ID: 11868993
No, I believe you will have to loop through each row to retrieve the desired information. this should work but hasn't beentested.

For i = 1 to activesheet.usedrange.rows.count
    if ActiveSheet.Rows(i).Font.ColorIndex = 5 or ActiveSheet.Rows(i).Interior.ColorIndex = 5 then
    ....
    "do something"
    end if
next i
0
 
LVL 7

Accepted Solution

by:
_agj_ earned 125 total points
ID: 11869633
just a suggestion....not possible at the moment to verify it..

use the .Find function to search in the entire sheet.

the find function can be used to say, search in Formulas of a sheet. I think u shud be able to search in the Fonts/COlors.

use the range returned by find() to get the rows.

more when i check this up.
0
 
LVL 7

Expert Comment

by:_agj_
ID: 11889436
can u send me the code snippet u used finally?
0

Featured Post

Industry Leaders: We Want Your Opinion!

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

Question has a verified solution.

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

When designing a form there are several BorderStyles to choose from, all of which can be classified as either 'Fixed' or 'Sizable' and I'd guess that 'Fixed Single' or one of the other fixed types is the most popular choice. I assume it's the most p…
Article by: Martin
Here are a few simple, working, games that you can use as-is or as the basis for your own games. Tic-Tac-Toe This is one of the simplest of all games.   The game allows for a choice of who goes first and keeps track of the number of wins for…
Get people started with the utilization of class modules. Class modules can be a powerful tool in Microsoft Access. They allow you to create self-contained objects that encapsulate functionality. They can easily hide the complexity of a process from…
Show developers how to use a criteria form to limit the data that appears on an Access report. It is a common requirement that users can specify the criteria for a report at runtime. The easiest way to accomplish this is using a criteria form that a…

756 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