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Open office extract URL from  hyperlinks - in the adjacent cell

Posted on 2010-08-14
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I have a column peppered with hyperlinks.

I need to extract the hyperlinks from each cell in my .ods spreadsheet.  

I need them to appear in the cell they exist in , or to the cell to the right.


You can see by checking the Image column, I need the URL's from the hyperlinks.
 Bay-Speed-Aero-Kit-Product-List-.xls
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ltlbearand3 earned 500 total points
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We can take the Macro from your earlier questions (http://www.experts-exchange.com/Software/Office_Productivity/Office_Suites/Star_OpenOffice/StarOffice_Calc/Q_26374214.html) and modify it to just replace the current cell with the text from the link.  Just update the Macro with the one below.  This will not longer prompt for a sheet to enter, but instead will just update any hyperlink on the current sheet.  I noticed you posted an .xls file but asked in OpenOffice.  This macro is for OpenOffice.  If you need an Excel macro, you will need to let us know that.

REM  *****  BASIC  *****

Option Explicit

Sub ShowAllHyperlinks()
	Dim oDocument as object
	Dim oSheet as Object
	Dim oCellCursor as object	
	Dim intLastRow as integer
	Dim intLastCol as integer
	Dim oNewSheet as object
	Dim intCurRow as integer
	Dim intCurCol as integer
	Dim intNewRow as integer
	Dim oNewCell as object
	Dim oCell as Object
	Dim strLink as String

	' Get access to the document
	oDocument   = ThisComponent 

	' Find Last Cell of Data in Sheet
	oSheet = oDocument.getCurrentSelection.getSpreadSheet
	oCellCursor = oSheet.createCursor()
   	oCellCursor.gotoEndOfUsedArea(False)
	intLastRow  = oCellCursor.getRangeAddress().endRow
	intLastCol = oCellCursor.getRangeAddress().endColumn
	intNewRow = 0
	
	' Loop Through all Cells looking for URLs
	For intCurRow = 0 to intLastRow
		For intCurCol = 0 to intLastCol
			oCell =  oSheet.getCellByPosition(intCurCol, intCurRow)
			' VarType 9 = Object
			If vartype(oCell) = 9 then
				' If Count is greater than 1, we have a cell with a URL
				If oCell.TextFields.Count > 0 Then
					strLink = oCell.GetTextFields.getByIndex(0).URL
					oCell.string = strLink
		   		End If
		   	End If
 		Next
 	Next
 	
	msgbox "URL Extraction is Complete"

End Sub

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