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Posted on 2011-03-02
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I'm looking for a block of code that will search row one of "Sheet1" to find a value that is equal to left(Main!B2,3).  One value has been found, I need it to set all number values in that column to ZERO.

So if Main!B2 was "March" and Sheet1!D1 ended up matching left(Main!B2,3), then all values in that column starting in row 2 would be ZERO.

To apply this to the entire column containing data, I probably need to incorporate something like this:
Private Sub AutoFill()
Dim LastRowInA As Long

Dim r As Range
Set r = Range("Match of left(Main!B2")

LastRowInA = Range("A1048576").End(xlUp).Row

r.AutoFill Destination:=Range("Match of left(Main!B2" & LastRowInA)

End Sub

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Obviously my code above is wrong, but it should give you an idea of what I'm looking to accomplish.  Thanks for any help!  Also I attached a sample spreadsheet.
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Question by:KP_SoCal
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Dave Brett earned 500 total points
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wrong sample? :)

try this

Cheers

Dave
Sub Fill()
Dim ws As Worksheet
Dim rng1 As Range
Set ws = Sheets("Sheet1")
Set rng1 = ws.Rows(1).Find(Left$(Sheets("Main").[b2], 3), , xlValues, xlWhole)
If Not rng1 Is Nothing Then ws.Range(ws.Cells(2, rng1.Column), ws.Cells(Rows.Count, rng1.Column).End(xlUp)) = 0
End Sub

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by:KP_SoCal
ID: 35023859
Perfecto!  Thanks so much and yes, I did attach the wrong sample. LOL

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