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Posted on 2011-02-11
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I got this excellent answer (below) to a previous question and it works like a charm. My question is how would I add more Evaluates to this. e.g. the same formula but for the row below it. I want a single msgbox to popup if any of the rows (I have about 10) make the formula true.

Thanks.

Private Sub worksheet_deactivate()
Dim varReturn
varReturn = Evaluate("IF(AND(AND(OR(((F8-I8)/I8>0.2),((F8-I8)/I8<-0.2)),NOT(ISBLANK(I8)),NOT(ISBLANK(F8))),AND(NOT(ISBLANK(F8)),NOT(ISBLANK(G8)),NOT(ISBLANK(H8)),NOT(SUM(G8+H8)=F8))),TRUE,FALSE)") 
If Not IsError(varreturn) Then
  If varReturn Then MsgBox "Test", vbOKCancel
End If
End Sub

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by:Rory Archibald
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Trying to confuse me now! ;)

Which ranges are you checking? You just need to loop and check the CF formula directly rather than trying to tweak the formula string in code.

Rory
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by:kemi67
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Try if this code works

You have to modify the value of
StartRow=8
EndRow=18
as you need


 
Private Sub worksheet_deactivate()
Dim varTotalResult
Dim StartRow
Dim EndRow
Dim varReturn
Dim t

StartRow=8
EndRow=18
varTotalResult=False
For t=StartRow to EndRow
    varReturn = Evaluate("IF(AND(AND(OR(((F" & Trim(t) & "-I" & Trim(t) & ")/I" & Trim(t) & ">0.2),((F" & Trim(t) & "-I" & Trim(t) & ")/I" & Trim(t) & "<-0.2)),NOT(ISBLANK(I" & Trim(t) & ")),NOT(ISBLANK(F" & Trim(t) & "))),AND(NOT(ISBLANK(F" & Trim(t) & ")),NOT(ISBLANK(G" & Trim(t) & ")),NOT(ISBLANK(H" & Trim(t) & ")),NOT(SUM(G" & Trim(t) & "+H" & Trim(t) & ")=F" & Trim(t) & "))),TRUE,FALSE)") 
    If Not IsError(varreturn) Then
      If varReturn Then varTotalResult=true
    End If
Next

'Final Message
If varTotalResult Then MsgBox "Test", vbOKCancel


End Sub

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by:shoaibs
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@ Rory

Not exactly sure how to do that- any chance I could get a little more insight? Thanks.
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by:Rory Archibald
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Something like:
Private Sub worksheet_deactivate()
   Dim varReturn
   Dim rngCell As Range
   ' change range as needed
   For Each rngCell In Range("A1:A10")
      varReturn = Evaluate(Mid$(rngCell.FormatConditions(1).Formula1, 2))
      If Not IsError(varReturn) Then
        If varReturn Then
         MsgBox "Test", vbOKCancel
         ' assumes you want to exit if any of them are true
         Exit Sub
      End If
   Next rngCell
End Sub

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Thanks Rory- when I specify the range (F8: F15), I get "Compile Error _ Next Without For"

Do I need to change anything other than this line? I apologize for my lack of knowledge in VBA - this is my first time working with it.

For Each rngCell In Range("A1:A10")

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by:kemi67
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There is a missing end if in the rorya code
try this
 
Private Sub worksheet_deactivate()
   Dim varReturn
   Dim rngCell As Range
   ' change range as needed
   For Each rngCell In Range("A1:A10")
      varReturn = Evaluate(Mid$(rngCell.FormatConditions(1).Formula1, 2))
      If Not IsError(varReturn) Then
        If varReturn Then
         MsgBox "Test", vbOKCancel
         ' assumes you want to exit if any of them are true
         Exit Sub
        end if 
      End If
   Next rngCell
End Sub

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by:Rory Archibald
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Thanks - overlooked that!
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by:kemi67
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or better, with your range
 
Private Sub worksheet_deactivate()
   Dim varReturn
   Dim rngCell As Range
   ' change range as needed
   For Each rngCell In Range("F8:F15")
      varReturn = Evaluate(Mid$(rngCell.FormatConditions(1).Formula1, 2))
      If Not IsError(varReturn) Then
        If varReturn Then
         MsgBox "Test", vbOKCancel
         ' assumes you want to exit if any of them are true
         Exit Sub
        end if 
      End If
   Next rngCell
End Sub

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by:shoaibs
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Hmm, for both of those solutions, I get "Runtime Error 9- Subscript out of Range"

Any ideas why?
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by:Rory Archibald
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Do you definitely have conditional firmats applied to the range you are checking?
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by:shoaibs
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Yes, there are three different conditional formats. If any of the cells are blank, will that throw this version off as well?
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by:Rory Archibald
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No. Can you post a sample sheet with the code you are using?
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Here you go Sample.xlsm
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by:Rory Archibald
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You have included F15 in your range, but it has no CF applied to it.
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by:kemi67
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Try this one
I have checked the error in the case you include a cell without CF and I've noticed that you should replace ";" with "," in the evaluate formula.

There is another problem: this solution works only if the language is English because the .formula1 property returns the condition translated in the current language, but the Evaluate function pretends only English input.

It is a very stupid thing that you have to input Excel's formulas translated in your country language, this makes hard to convert formulas for international customers support
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ops!
I've forgot the code:
Here you are
Private Sub worksheet_deactivate()
   Dim varReturn
   Dim rngCell As Range
   Dim FormatCond As FormatCondition
   Dim intErr As Integer
   
   On Error GoTo ResetError
   
   intErr = 0
   ' change range as needed
   For Each rngCell In Range("F8:F14")
      For Each FormatCond In rngCell.FormatConditions
          varReturn = Evaluate(Replace(Mid$(FormatCond.Formula1, 2), ";", ","))
          If intErr = 0 Then
            If Not IsError(varReturn) Then
              If varReturn Then
                 MsgBox "Test", vbOKCancel
                 ' assumes you want to exit if any of them are true
                 Exit Sub
              End If
            End If
          Else
            intErr = 0
          End If
      Next
   Next rngCell
   Exit Sub

ResetError:
intErr = Err.Number
Resume Next
   
End Sub

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