Index/Match range inside of For Each Selected worksheet

Posted on 2011-02-22
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Last Modified: 2012-05-11
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

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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.

Question by:keats88
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ID: 34956053
Did you try using the select method?


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 500 total points
ID: 34956186
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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ID: 34956194
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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ID: 34956454
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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