VBA procedure to update worksheets...

Posted on 2008-11-11
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Last Modified: 2012-06-27
I would like to update formulas & text in worksheets.  What is the VBA procedure that will do it?  Let's say:
1)  the worksheet to be updated is open
2)  the formula is "A1 = B1"
3)  the text is "C1 = "NewText""

Question by:ronadair
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Expert Comment

ID: 22958805

Paste the following code into the worksheet code area (Alt F11) and it will run every time the worksheet is activated.

Hope this helps
Private Sub Worksheet_Activate()
    Application.ActiveSheet.Range("A1").Formula = "=B1"
    Application.ActiveSheet.Range("C1").Value = "NewText"
End Sub

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Author Comment

ID: 22960603
Can this code be altered so that every worksheet with the character " > " (or some other character) in its name was updated as above?

Accepted Solution

lewismay earned 2000 total points
ID: 22975085
Yep try something like this
Private Sub Worksheet_Activate()
    Dim sheet, key
    key = ">"
    For Each sheet In Application.Worksheets
        If InStr(sheet.Name, key) Then
            sheet.Range("A1").Formula = "=B1"
            sheet.Range("C1").Value = "NewText"
        End If
    Next sheet
End Sub

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Author Closing Comment

ID: 31515500
Works like a charm!


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