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Dear All,
Here is the issue:  I am attaching the spreadsheet with the macro.  But the macro only works for the first line (line 6).  I would like someone to help me with the macro that would not only for the first line 6 but work for as long as there is no empty line.  I would appreciate if someone would add also a button to start the macro.
Macro-Rafal.xls
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Question by:rniedzia
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by:byundt
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rniedzia,
There was no macro in the file when I opened it. Could you post it using the "Attach Code Snippet" checkbox?

Brad
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by:rniedzia
ID: 21868040
Strange that it was not attached. here is the spreadsheet again with the code snipit.
Sub Macro2()
'
' Macro2 Macro
' Macro recorded 6/25/2008 by niedziar
'
 
'
    Application.Run "RefireBLP"
    Selection.Copy
    Application.Run "RefireBLP"
    Range("D6:O6").Select
    Application.Run "RefireBLP"
    Application.Run "RefireBLP"
    Application.CutCopyMode = False
    Selection.FormulaArray = "=TRANSPOSE(FOAC_GetDataSources(RC[-2]))"
    Application.Run "RefireBLP"
End Sub

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Macro-Rafal.xls
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by:byundt
ID: 21868292
Your workbook did not include the RefireBLP macro either. It seemed strange to run it so often, but I allowed those statements to remain in the revised Macro2 (see code snippet below).

I recommend using a Forms toolbar button to trigger your macro.

To install a Forms toolbar button (less flexible, but works on both Windows & Macintosh):
1) Open the View...Toolbars menu item and choose Forms toolbar
2) Click on the Command button icon (looks like a gray rectangle)
4) Now click and drag on the worksheet to draw your macro button
5) The Assign Macro dialog should now be open. Enter the name of the macro you want to run when the button is clicked. If you are doing this step later, then right-click the button and "Assign Macro" from the resulting popup.


To install an Active-X button (very flexible, but not Macintosh compatible):
1) Open the View...Toolbars menu item and choose Control Toolbox
2) Click on the upper left icon (triangle and ruler) to enter design mode
3) Click on the Command button icon (fourth down on left)
4) Now click and drag on the worksheet to draw your macro button
5) Double-click on the button, and its code pane will appear
6) Paste the suggested code on the resulting code pane
7) ALT + F11 to return to the worksheet
8) If you want to change the button label, right-click the button and choose "Properties". Enter the desired label in the "Caption" field, then click the X at upper right corner of the Properties dialog to close it
9) Click on the triangle + ruler icon once more to exit design mode


Brad
Sub Macro2()
Dim rg As Range
Set rg = [A6]
Set rg = Range(rg, Cells(Rows.Count, rg.Column).End(xlUp))
Application.Run "RefireBLP"
'Selection.Copy
Application.Run "RefireBLP"
'Range("D6:O6").Select
Application.Run "RefireBLP"
Application.Run "RefireBLP"
Application.CutCopyMode = False
rg.Offset(0, 2).Cells(1, 1).FormulaArray = "=TRANSPOSE('C:\Apps\AC\Clients\ACAddin.xla'!FOAC_GetDataSources(RC[-1]))"
rg.Offset(0, 3).Cells(1, 1).FormulaArray = "=TRANSPOSE('C:\Apps\AC\Clients\ACAddin.xla'!FOAC_GetDataSources(RC[-2]))"
'rg.Offset(0, 2).Cells(1, 1).FormulaArray = "=TRANSPOSE((RC[-1]))"    'How I tested the macro
'rg.Offset(0, 3).Cells(1, 1).FormulaArray = "=TRANSPOSE((RC[-2]))"
rg.Offset(0, 2).FillDown
rg.Offset(0, 3).FillDown
Application.Run "RefireBLP"
End Sub

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by:rniedzia
ID: 21868588
Brad,

it is close to be working, but there is a little problem.  the macro does what it supposed to do, but only populates for Column C and D.  I want it to populate up to M.  Please let me know where is the control for it.
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by:rniedzia
ID: 21868662
actually, it is not working.  in columns C & D i get the first field of an array.  I wanted to expend an array for each row.
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by:rniedzia
ID: 21868967
it needs to go line by line first do the line 6 than move to 7.  preform the same procedure that i listed in my snippet.
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ID: 21869191
Instead of this:
rg.Offset(0, 2).Cells(1, 1).FormulaArray = "=TRANSPOSE('C:\Apps\AC\Clients\ACAddin.xla'!FOAC_GetDataSources(RC[-1]))"
rg.Offset(0, 3).Cells(1, 1).FormulaArray = "=TRANSPOSE('C:\Apps\AC\Clients\ACAddin.xla'!FOAC_GetDataSources(RC[-2]))"
'rg.Offset(0, 2).Cells(1, 1).FormulaArray = "=TRANSPOSE((RC[-1]))"    'How I tested the macro
'rg.Offset(0, 3).Cells(1, 1).FormulaArray = "=TRANSPOSE((RC[-2]))"
rg.Offset(0, 2).FillDown
rg.Offset(0, 3).FillDown


Try it like this to include columns C:M. I prefer to use code that doesn't select anything. But since I don't know how RefireBLP is working, you may need to use the much slower code in the snippet
rg.Offset(0, 2).Resize(1,11).FormulaArray = "=TRANSPOSE('C:\Apps\AC\Clients\ACAddin.xla'!FOAC_GetDataSources(RC[-1]))"
rg.Offset(0, 2).Resize(1,11).FillDown


Sub Macro2()
Dim cel As Range, rg As Range, rw As Range
Set rg = [A6]
Set rg = Range(rg, Cells(Rows.Count, rg.Column).End(xlUp))
For Each cel In rg.Cells
    Set rw = cel.Offset(0, 2).Resize(1, 11)     'Columns C:M on that row
    Application.Run "RefireBLP"
    Selection.Copy
    Application.Run "RefireBLP"
    Application.Run "RefireBLP"
    cel.Offset(0, 3).Resize(1, 12).Select   'Columns D:O on that row
    Application.Run "RefireBLP"
    Application.CutCopyMode = False
    rw.FormulaArray = "=TRANSPOSE('C:\Apps\AC\Clients\ACAddin.xla'!FOAC_GetDataSources(RC[-1]))"
    Application.Run "RefireBLP"
Next
End Sub

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by:rniedzia
ID: 21869305
wow - this works!!!  

now, stupid question would you be able to add this function into the macro:
=TRANSPOSE(FOAC_GetDataSources(B6))  - right now it is located in C column, so the spreadsheet would provide values in column AB, than we run macro gives us column C of =TRANSPOSE(FOAC_GetDataSources(B6)) and the rest of the macro as it stands right now?
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