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How to put a boder to a set of cells and to color the background??

Posted on 2007-12-03
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HI Experts,
Please send me some code that will let me put a border to a group of cells in excell and also to paint with any color the backgroud of this group.

I created a macro but when I copy the code it just does not wrok in another program.
Here is the code, but I will use any other posibility.
Thanks,

Private Sub Macro1()
'
' Macro1 Macro
' Keyboard Shortcut: Ctrl+n
'
    ActiveCell.Range("A1:C4").Select
    With Selection
        .HorizontalAlignment = xlCenter
        .VerticalAlignment = xlBottom
        .WrapText = False
        .Orientation = 0
        .AddIndent = False
        .IndentLevel = 0
        .ShrinkToFit = False
        .ReadingOrder = xlContext
        .MergeCells = False
    End With
    Selection.Merge
    Selection.Borders(xlDiagonalDown).LineStyle = xlNone
    Selection.Borders(xlDiagonalUp).LineStyle = xlNone
    With Selection.Borders(xlEdgeLeft)
        .LineStyle = xlContinuous
        .Weight = xlMedium
        .ColorIndex = xlAutomatic
    End With
    With Selection.Borders(xlEdgeTop)
        .LineStyle = xlContinuous
        .Weight = xlMedium
        .ColorIndex = xlAutomatic
    End With
    With Selection.Borders(xlEdgeBottom)
        .LineStyle = xlContinuous
        .Weight = xlMedium
        .ColorIndex = xlAutomatic
    End With
    With Selection.Borders(xlEdgeRight)
        .LineStyle = xlContinuous
        .Weight = xlMedium
        .ColorIndex = xlAutomatic
    End With
    Selection.Borders(xlInsideVertical).LineStyle = xlNone
    Selection.Borders(xlInsideHorizontal).LineStyle = xlNone
    With Selection.Interior
        .ColorIndex = 34
        .Pattern = xlSolid
    End With
End Sub

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Rory Archibald earned 2000 total points
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You should just need to remove this line:
   ActiveCell.Range("A1:C4").Select


Then you can select any cells you like and run the macro.
Regards,
Rory
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Thank you Rorya!!
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