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Hello trying to figure this out i have a macro see below.  I need to run the macro until strData does not have a value.  but also need a way to change the cell location of strData each time run, for example the first run strData will be the value at 55,2, the next run is 56,2, the next 57,2 until the last data in that column, then end macro.

Dim strURL, strURL1, strURL2, strURL3, strData
    On Error Resume Next
    'called from Sheet1 where A12 contains - pafb
   
    strData = Sheets("Control").Cells(55, 2)
   
    'change sheets
    Sheets("Sheet1").Activate   'sheet named WebData to hold returned data
   
    'clear last web query
    'Cells.Select
    'Selection.Clear
    'this line will fail if there isn't an existing web query - comment out the first time around...
    'Selection.QueryTable.Delete

    'return to top
    'Cells(1, 1).Select
   
    'get new web data
    strURL = "URL;http://68.226.77.253/text/NAMSFC/NAM_" & strData & ".txt"
    strURL1 = "URL;http://charlie.wxcaster.com/text/GFSSFC/GFS_" & strData & ".txt"
    strURL2 = "URL;http://www.nws.noaa.gov/cgi-bin/lamp/getlav.pl?sta=" & strData
    strURL3 = "URL;http://weather.uwyo.edu/cgi-bin/wyowx.fcgi?TYPE=metar&DATE=current&HOUR=current&UNITS=A&STATION=" & strData
    Range("A1").Select
    With Selection.QueryTable
        .Connection = strURL
        .WebSelectionType = xlAllTables
        .WebFormatting = xlWebFormattingNone
        .WebPreFormattedTextToColumns = False
        .WebConsecutiveDelimitersAsOne = True
        .WebSingleBlockTextImport = False
        .WebDisableDateRecognition = False
        .WebDisableRedirections = False
        .Refresh BackgroundQuery:=False
    End With
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SiddharthRout earned 500 total points
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Is this what you are trying?

Sub Sample()
    Dim strURL As String, strURL1 As String, strURL2 As String
    Dim strURL3 As String, strData As String
    
    LastRow = Sheets("Control").Range("B" & Rows.Count).End(xlUp).Row
    
    For i = 55 To LastRow
        strData = Sheets("Control").Cells(i, 2)
   
        strURL = "URL;http://68.226.77.253/text/NAMSFC/NAM_" & strData & ".txt"
        strURL1 = "URL;http://charlie.wxcaster.com/text/GFSSFC/GFS_" & strData & ".txt"
        strURL2 = "URL;http://www.nws.noaa.gov/cgi-bin/lamp/getlav.pl?sta=" & strData
        strURL3 = "URL;http://weather.uwyo.edu/cgi-bin/wyowx.fcgi?TYPE=metar&DATE=current&HOUR=current&UNITS=A&STATION=" & strData
        
        With Sheets("Sheet1").Range("A1").QueryTable
            .Connection = strURL
            .WebSelectionType = xlAllTables
            .WebFormatting = xlWebFormattingNone
            .WebPreFormattedTextToColumns = False
            .WebConsecutiveDelimitersAsOne = True
            .WebSingleBlockTextImport = False
            .WebDisableDateRecognition = False
            .WebDisableRedirections = False
            .Refresh BackgroundQuery:=False
        End With
    Next
End Sub

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Sid
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by:dlmille
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Another solution  - sets public variable on open and increments from there...  You might want a routine to zero the RowIncr if you're testing in the middle of all this:

Public sub zeroIncr()
  RowIncr = 0
end sub


And your code would be:

Public Const InitialRow As Integer = 55 'initial row to set
Public RowIncr As Integer
'initially is zero at compile/bind

     Dim strURL, strURL1, strURL2, strURL3, strData
    On Error Resume Next
    'called from Sheet1 where A12 contains - pafb

strData = Sheets("Control").Cells(InitialRow + RowIncr, 2)  

    'change sheets
    Sheets("Sheet1").Activate   'sheet named WebData to hold returned data
   
    'clear last web query
    'Cells.Select
    'Selection.Clear
    'this line will fail if there isn't an existing web query - comment out the first time around...
    'Selection.QueryTable.Delete

    'return to top
    'Cells(1, 1).Select
   
    'get new web data
    strURL = "URL;http://68.226.77.253/text/NAMSFC/NAM_" & strData & ".txt"
    strURL1 = "URL;http://charlie.wxcaster.com/text/GFSSFC/GFS_" & strData & ".txt"
    strURL2 = "URL;http://www.nws.noaa.gov/cgi-bin/lamp/getlav.pl?sta=" & strData
    strURL3 = "URL;http://weather.uwyo.edu/cgi-bin/wyowx.fcgi?TYPE=metar&DATE=current&HOUR=current&UNITS=A&STATION=" & strData
    Range("A1").Select
    With Selection.QueryTable
        .Connection = strURL
        .WebSelectionType = xlAllTables
        .WebFormatting = xlWebFormattingNone
        .WebPreFormattedTextToColumns = False
        .WebConsecutiveDelimitersAsOne = True
        .WebSingleBlockTextImport = False
        .WebDisableDateRecognition = False
        .WebDisableRedirections = False
        .Refresh BackgroundQuery:=False
    End With

 RowIncr = RowIncr + 1

Dave
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by:dlmille
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Of course, this assumes the initial row is ALWAYS 55.  If it needs to be determined by the existing range, Sid's approach is the way to go.

Dave
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