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Index/Match range inside of For Each Selected worksheet

Posted on 2011-02-22
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set wb = workbooks.open(myFile)
for each wksht in wb.Worksheets
  for i = 2 to myCount
    wksht.Range("C1:T5000") ' This will actually be an index/match
  next
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Trying to figure out how to select a range inside of the for each loop of a set of worksheets. Need this for an index/match function that I'm creating, but I'm getting an "Object doesn't support this property or method" error.

Thanks!
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Question by:keats88
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by:rspahitz
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Did you try using the select method?

wksht.Range("C1:T5000").Select

Of course, after you select, you'll need to do something with Selection or it will be a useless task.
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TommySzalapski earned 125 total points
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You cannot select a range on an inactive sheet. If you really want to select it you must to wksht.Activate first.
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by:TommySzalapski
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You might need to activate the workbook too.

However, it is good practice to avoid selecting if you can (and you usually can).
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by:rspahitz
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Agree with Tommy about selecting.  You can simply reference any cell you want with the Cells method, then the cells are not selected but you can read/write anything you want to them, even on other sheets.
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