Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people, just like you, are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
Solved

hyperlink test in excel

Posted on 2008-10-10
5
456 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-13
Using excel 2007, is there a formula or way to test a GENERATED hyperlink in a cell in EXCEL?  One of my spreadsheets creates a list of hyperlinks and I was wondering if there was a way or forumla to test the hyperlink in each box to see if the file located at the http address pointed to from the cell really exists on the server or not.
0
Comment
Question by:THE_HORSEPOWERSHOP
  • 3
  • 2
5 Comments
 
LVL 9

Expert Comment

by:mgonullu
ID: 22693218
0
 

Author Comment

by:THE_HORSEPOWERSHOP
ID: 22791446
Yes, the macro does work, but I cannot igure out how to modfiy it for my needs.  Instead of it popping up a MSG window when it find a bad hyperlink, I want it to CLEAR the cell with the bad hyperlink.  How would I change the macro to accomplish this?
0
 
LVL 9

Expert Comment

by:mgonullu
ID: 22794849
Ok maybe we need to make a loop for every cell then call the function that will perform Cell.ClearnContent()

I will try also and get back to you
0
 
LVL 9

Accepted Solution

by:
mgonullu earned 500 total points
ID: 22806416
Hey I think I found the solution:
The below is an example to do the loop:

Sub LoopCells()
For Each c In Worksheets("Sheet1").Range("a2:f2").Cells
c.Value = "KLP"
Next c
End Sub


The use the function described in this website:
http://www.utteraccess.com/forums/printthread.php?Cat=&Board=84&main=1037294&type=thread

That should work fine
0
 

Author Comment

by:THE_HORSEPOWERSHOP
ID: 22809351
I am working on a different solution but will still try to integrate yours for future use.  Points awarded.
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: Postgres Monitoring System

A PHP and Perl based system to collect and display usage statistics from PostgreSQL databases.

One of a set of tools we are providing to everyone as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Password hashing is better than message digests or encryption, and you should be using it instead of message digests or encryption.  Find out why and how in this article, which supplements the original article on PHP Client Registration, Login, Logo…
Nothing in an HTTP request can be trusted, including HTTP headers and form data.  A form token is a tool that can be used to guard against request forgeries (CSRF).  This article shows an improved approach to form tokens, making it more difficult to…
The viewer will learn how to look for a specific file type in a local or remote server directory using PHP.
This Micro Tutorial will demonstrate how to use a scrolling table in Microsoft Excel using the INDEX function.

809 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question