Merging data

Posted on 2007-10-03
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I have a data spreadsheet I put together on a daily basis that tracks stock ranks each day. Each day I copy and paste stock ranks from a website I subscribe to. Each stock is issued a grade each day by this website. The webbsite allows me to save the stocks I'm tracking on the website itself in a Portfolio folder. However, but will only let me see the previous 5 days worth of grades that were given. I would like to see the grades given for longer than that so this is why I copy and paste the grades each day onto the spreadsheet. SInce only five days are provided, I need to find a way to combine the old data I have on the spreadsheet with the new data I'm pasting in because right nowit involves alot of copying and pasting and deleting of rows.

What's the best way to merge the data without   deleting what I have previous data?
Question by:kamunya
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Glenn_Moore earned 1500 total points
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In that you are running a cumulative table for the stock ranks, I believe that this could be done much easier into Access.  You will then have the ability to an almost unlimited number of days.
I need more information to assist.  
If you want to keep your current spreadsheet, you can create code to go the last entry and add the next set of data.  This can also be done via a macro.  Tools, Macro, Record a new macro.  To locate the first empty row do End & down, the down again.  This will be where you paste your new data.  You will probably need to very that there are no duplicate entries within your sheet.  This should not be a problem.  

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