Get the last row for a apecific column

Posted on 2011-03-18
Last Modified: 2012-06-22
I want to get column A's last row. Am I right?

Function xlCellTypeLastRow()
    Dim LastRow As Long
    With ActiveSheet
        LastRow = .Range("A1").SpecialCells(xlCellTypeLastCell).Row
    End With
    xlCellTypeLastRow = LastRow
End Function

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Question by:zhshqzyc
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Curt Lindstrom earned 125 total points
ID: 35165073
Try this:

xlLastRow = Ws.Range("A65536").End(xlUp).Row


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ID: 35165102
It might work, but I have read that Excel doesn't keep track very well sometimes.   Here is another way:

LastRow = Range("A65536").End(xlUp).Row

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by:Curt Lindstrom
ID: 35165108

xlLastRow = Ws.Range("A32768").End(xlUp).Row

if Excel 2003

The first one was for 2007 or later

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Expert Comment

ID: 35165524
Actually, for it to work on excel 2007 or later, it would have to be:
xlLastRow = Ws.Range("A1048576").End(xlUp).Row

A65536 is for 2000-2003.

One other simple option is:

xlLastRow = Cells.Find(What:="*", After:=[A1], SearchOrder:=xlByRows, SearchDirection:=xlPrevious).Row
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by:Curt Lindstrom
ID: 35169497

Of course it is! I confused my self using a 2003 file in 2007. I think added that post too late at night. Thanks for correcting me!


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