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VB to select cells in excel

Posted on 2011-02-23
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The current code finds the first "o" in a column, then selects all values below (by CTRL+SHIFT+Down) ... but right now, it selects all values below the first "o" found, including the "Total" row. I need everthing selected once the "o" is found, except the "Total" row.

Its really a matter of doing the (by CTRL+SHIFT+Down) action, except the last row but im not sure how to do it. See the file attached and code.

Hopes this makes some sense. Let me know if any further questions.

Any takers?

Sub FindGroup()
    Cells.Find(What:="o", After:=ActiveCell, LookIn:=xlValues, LookAt:= _
        xlWhole, SearchOrder:=xlByRows, SearchDirection:=xlNext, MatchCase:=False _
        , SearchFormat:=False).Activate
    Range(Selection, Selection.End(xlDown)).Select
    Selection.Rows.Group
End Sub

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EE-Sample.xls
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Question by:ctownsen80
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Chris Bottomley earned 300 total points
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Try:

Range(Selection, Selection.End(xlDown)).offset(-1,0).select


Chris
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by:pdd1lan
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have to try it yet:

Sub FindGroup()

   If ActiveCell <> "Total" Then

    Cells.Find(What:="o", After:=ActiveCell, LookIn:=xlValues, LookAt:= _
        xlWhole, SearchOrder:=xlByRows, SearchDirection:=xlNext, MatchCase:=False _
        , SearchFormat:=False).Activate
    Range(Selection, Selection.End(xlDown)).Select
    Selection.Rows.Group

end if

End Sub
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by:ctownsen80
ID: 34960559
works great! thanks
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