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I need help selecting a vairable range in VBA

Posted on 2006-11-15
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I am trying to use variables in vba to copy a range and then paste it into "sheet2". Here is a simplified example, please tell me what I am doing wrong.

Sub Macro ()

Dim r1 As String
Dim r2 As String
r1 = Range("A1").address
r2 = Range("B2000").Address
[r1:r2].Copy Worksheets("Sheet2").[a1]
End Sub

I want to know how to use the two variables to copy cells A1:B2000 and copy them to sheet2. I think it is actually selecting cells "R1" through "R2". Can anone help me fix this?
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Question by:tiehaze
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by:zorvek (Kevin Jones)
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Try this:

   [A1:B2000].Copy Worksheets("Sheet2").[A1]

Kevin
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by:tiehaze
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What I need to know is how to select a range with variables... above was just a simplified version of what I am trying to do.
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zorvek (Kevin Jones) earned 500 total points
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Got it...

Sub Macro ()

Dim r1 As String
Dim r2 As String
r1 = Range("A1").address
r2 = Range("B2000").Address
Range(Range(r1),Range(r2)).Copy Worksheets("Sheet2").[a1]
End Sub

Kevin
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