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Dynamically changing Scroll area in Excel using VBA

Posted on 2010-08-29
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Hi,
I am having some difficulty dynamically changing the scroll area of my worksheets. I copy a range from one sheet to another and then I want to limit the scroll area of the final sheet. any help would be appreciated.

Thanks,
scurvylion
Sub DetailCalculations()

Dim wkmc As Worksheet, wkss As Worksheet
Dim rngLast As Range, rng As Range
Dim lrow As Long, lastrow As Long, endrow As Long, endtbl As Range

Set wkmc = Worksheets("ModelCalculations")
Set wkss = Worksheets("Menu Detail Data")
Set rngLast = wkmc.Range("A1").End(xlDown)
lrow = rngLast.Row
lastrow = lrow + 1
endtbl = lastrow + 9

    endrow = wkss.Range("A9").SpecialCells(xlCellTypeLastCell).Row
    wkss.Range(Cells(9, 1), Cells(endrow, 20)).Clear

     wkmc.Range("A1", wkmc.Cells(lastrow, 20)).Copy
    
  With wkss.Range("A9")
     .PasteSpecial Paste:=xlPasteValues, Operation:=xlNone, SkipBlanks:=False, Transpose:=False
     .PasteSpecial Paste:=xlPasteFormats, Operation:=xlNone, SkipBlanks:=False, Transpose:=False
   end with

wkss.scrollarea = wkss.Range(Cells(1,1), Cells(endtbl, 20))

End Sub

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by:scurvylion
ID: 33554478
Sorry, I forgot to mention that the line

wkss.scrollarea = wkss.Range(Cells(1,1), Cells(endtbl, 20))

gives me a run-time error 13: type mismatch

I've tried modifying it in multiple different ways but it still gives me an error although the error may be different than the one mentioned above.

The direct reference

wkss.ScrollArea = ("A1:T1900")

works fine but I would like to be able to dynamically control the scroll area.

Thanks

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by:tilsant
ID: 33555981
Try this one....

I have used:
wkss.scrollarea = "A1:" & Chr(64 + endtbl) & 20



Tils
Sub DetailCalculations()

Dim wkmc As Worksheet, wkss As Worksheet
Dim rngLast As Range, rng As Range
Dim lrow As Long, lastrow As Long, endrow As Long, endtbl As Long 'dim of endtbl changed to Long

Set wkmc = Worksheets("ModelCalculations")
Set wkss = Worksheets("Menu Detail Data")
Set rngLast = wkmc.Range("A1").End(xlDown)
lrow = rngLast.Row
lastrow = lrow + 1
endtbl = lastrow + 9

    endrow = wkss.Range("A9").SpecialCells(xlCellTypeLastCell).Row
    wkss.Range(Cells(9, 1), Cells(endrow, 20)).Clear

     wkmc.Range("A1", wkmc.Cells(lastrow, 20)).Copy
    
  With wkss.Range("A9")
     .PasteSpecial Paste:=xlPasteValues, Operation:=xlNone, SkipBlanks:=False, Transpose:=False
     .PasteSpecial Paste:=xlPasteFormats, Operation:=xlNone, SkipBlanks:=False, Transpose:=False
   end with

'ScrollArea changed
wkss.scrollarea = "A1:" & Chr(64 + endtbl) & 20
End Sub

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tilsant earned 500 total points
ID: 33556046
My mistake!!
I got confused with the row and column numbering!

It should be this way..
wkss.scrollarea = "A1:T" & endtbl


Revised Code attached.
Tils.
Sub DetailCalculations()

Dim wkmc As Worksheet, wkss As Worksheet
Dim rngLast As Range, rng As Range
Dim lrow As Long, lastrow As Long, endrow As Long, endtbl As Long 'dim of endtbl changed to Long

Set wkmc = Worksheets("ModelCalculations")
Set wkss = Worksheets("Menu Detail Data")
Set rngLast = wkmc.Range("A1").End(xlDown)
lrow = rngLast.Row
lastrow = lrow + 1
endtbl = lastrow + 9

    endrow = wkss.Range("A9").SpecialCells(xlCellTypeLastCell).Row
    wkss.Range(Cells(9, 1), Cells(endrow, 20)).Clear

     wkmc.Range("A1", wkmc.Cells(lastrow, 20)).Copy
    
  With wkss.Range("A9")
     .PasteSpecial Paste:=xlPasteValues, Operation:=xlNone, SkipBlanks:=False, Transpose:=False
     .PasteSpecial Paste:=xlPasteFormats, Operation:=xlNone, SkipBlanks:=False, Transpose:=False
   end with

'ScrollArea changed
wkss.scrollarea = "A1:T" & endtbl
End Sub

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by:scurvylion
ID: 33558199
Awesome job!

Thanks bro. That works great - I think I must have tried every combination but that one.

scurvylion
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by:scurvylion
ID: 33558209
Thanks again - much appreciated!
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by:tilsant
ID: 33559255
Thanks for the Grade, Scurvylion! :)


Tils.
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