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Excel vba: Match the contents of three cells - then do find & replace

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Hi! I have a workbook that includes two worksheets: "Open" and "COA TRACE". This is what I need to have happen:

1. "Open" has a beginning and ending range of numbers in columns M & N. In column J, there are event codes we are looking for.

2. "COA TRACE" shows all of the events (Col. G) that have happened for the number ranges(Cols. A & B).

3. I need a macro that will match up the number ranges and then look to see if col G in "COA TRACE" has any of the event codes listed in "Open" Col J for that number range.

4. Ideally, if the number ranges match and one of the event codes listed in "Open" Col J matches, then the cell in Col. J would be highlighted & the contents replaced with the event code that was found in "COA TRACE".

Example:
On "Open", row 2 I have a number range of 12345678910-12345678911, and I'm looking for events either 2960 or 2620.
When I look at "COA TRACE", row 3, the number range matches and the event 2620 is one that we are looking for.
At this point I would like Row 2, Col. J in "Open" to change to bright yellow and the "2960;2620" to be replaced with "2620".

Thank you in advance for any help or suggestions for better ways to handle this. I know its very complicated.

 
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OK, this does something, but you'll have to check whether it is the right thing!
Sub x()
  
Dim rFind As Range, rSearch As Range, rCell As Range, v, i As Long, s As String

With Sheets("COA TRACE")
    Set rSearch = .Range("A2", .Range("A" & Rows.Count).End(xlUp))
End With

With Sheets("Open")
    For Each rCell In .Range("M2", .Range("M" & Rows.Count).End(xlUp))
        Set rFind = rSearch.Find(what:=rCell, lookat:=xlWhole, searchformat:=False)
        If Not rFind Is Nothing Then
            s = rFind.Address
            Do
                If rFind.Offset(, 1) = rCell.Offset(, 1) Then
                    v = Split(rCell.Offset(, -3), ";")
                    For i = LBound(v) To UBound(v)
                        If Val(v(i)) = rFind.Offset(, 6) Then
                            rCell.Offset(, -3).Value = v(i)
                            rCell.Offset(, -3).Interior.Color = vbYellow
                            GoTo line1
                        End If
                    Next i
                End If
                Set rFind = rSearch.FindNext(rFind)
            Loop While rFind.Address <> s
        End If
line1:
    Next rCell
End With
     
End Sub

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by:McQMom
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Just gave it a shot on my example and it looks great! Let me just test it on my full file of real data.
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by:McQMom
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Awesome! Thank you SO much. I wish you knew how much time this will save me!
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