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Excel find all if found select the whole row.

Posted on 2007-12-02
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Hi,

There are times when i need to Find a word or Find all words.Is there a way i can select the whole row in the sheet when found and move.Is there a inbuit option in excel 2007.

Regards
Sharath
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by:Chris Bottomley
ID: 20391330
Assuming 2007 is as 2003 then when you find your datun use searchResult.entirerow.select

Chris
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by:Chris Bottomley
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Sorry

Keyboard trouble ... as far as I know we should not be using proposed solution and I certainly didn't mean to select it.

Cris
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by:bsharath
ID: 20391356
Chris thanks for the response...
>>use searchResult.entirerow.select
Can you tell me where the option would be
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by:imitchie
ID: 20391953
In Macro, after you find, you can use the VBA code like the following

Dim r as Range
r = Range("A2:B10")
r = r.Find(...)
r.EntireRow.Cut
.. paste..
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by:Chris Bottomley
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Dim sRange As Range
'
    Set sRange = Cells.Find(What:="fred", After:=ActiveCell, LookIn:=xlFormulas, LookAt _
        :=xlPart, SearchOrder:=xlByRows, SearchDirection:=xlNext, MatchCase:= _
        False, SearchFormat:=False)
    srange.EntireRow.Select

Chris
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by:bsharath
ID: 20393442
First i need to find then ?
I created a new module and tried both Macro but nothing happened any thing that i am doing wrong...
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by:Chris Bottomley
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Okay

Apologies I assumed too much.

You want a process that will find a string and when found will move it.

How do you want to call the process and what kind of movement is involved ... end of sheet new sheet or whatever?

Chris
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by:bsharath
ID: 20393969
Chris.
I want to find all and then when selected the data found it only selects the cell that was in the search criteria.What i want is when found i should be able to select the whole row and move them to new sheet.
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by:Chris Bottomley
ID: 20410418
APologies but can I ask:

You want to find all rows which have the search datum somewhere in the row such that only the cells with the datum are selected but to be able to expand the selection so that each of these row(s) will be selected if and only if 'requested' by the user.

Is this a correct understanding?

Chris
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by:bsharath
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Chris i shall give you an example.
Say i want to search for "Sharath" in the excel sheet

Colum A                        Colum   B
Sharath                             Reddy

So when i search "Sharath" the colum A data is highlighted and i can copy the cell to another place.
Now what i want is when i search for "Sharath" i shouls be able to select the whole row.

So " sharath  Reddy " both the cells have to be copied.

This would be useful when i search for a data which is available in 100's of rows.I should be able to select the whole row.
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Chris Bottomley earned 500 total points
ID: 20410537
If you want to do this row by row then to expand the range to whole row simply click the row number at the far left.

If you want to do this for all rows with (sharath) then this will require a simple macro .

1. Find : find all : and ctrl + a to select ... at this point you have the required cells of data selected.
2. If you require rows selecting then call rowsel
3. Copy and paste to your destination.

Chris


Sub rowsel()
    Selection.EntireRow.Select
End Sub

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