Copy/Paste Macro

Hello,

I need a macro that will:
 1. Copy the Star in M1
 2. Paste the Star in M1 in cell in the cells with "• "  in the cell Range M:DL

Please see the attached document.

Any Takers?
Test.xlsm
ctownsen80Asked:
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leonstrykerConnect With a Mentor Commented:
However the copystar code stops in the actual file in row 395.

Not sure what you mean by that. Do you mean it does not replace all of the items? If so, try this:

Sub CopyStar()
Dim objStar As Shape
Dim lCount As Long, lngTotal As Long
    Application.ScreenUpdating = False
    Range("A1").Select
    Set objStar = ActiveSheet.Shapes("AutoShape 6")
    objStar.Copy
    lngTotal = WorksheetFunction.CountIf(Cells, " •")
    For lCount = 1 To lngTotal
        Cells.Find(What:=" •", After:=ActiveCell, SearchDirection:=xlNext).Activate
        ActiveSheet.Paste
        Application.StatusBar = "Pasting Star " & lCount & " of " & lngTotal
    Next
    Range("A1").Select
    Application.StatusBar = False
End Sub
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StephenJRCommented:
This perhaps?
Sub Macro1()

Dim r As Range

Application.ScreenUpdating = False

With Sheets("Test")
    .Shapes("AutoShape 6").Copy
    For Each r In .Range("M10:DL254")
        If r.Value <> "" Then
            r.PasteSpecial
            .Shapes(.Shapes.Count).Left = r.Left
            .Shapes(.Shapes.Count).Top = r.Top
        End If
    Next r
End With

Application.ScreenUpdating = True

End Sub

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JPIT DirectorCommented:
This code will do the same but if you change the file and need to go more than 254 rows this will accomidate it.
Sub Macro1()

Dim myRange As Range
Dim lastrec As Long
lastrec = [a65536].End(xlUp).Row
Application.ScreenUpdating = False
Set myRange = Range("M10", "DL" & lastrec)
For Each cell In myRange
    If cell.Value <> "" Then
    ActiveSheet.Shapes.Range(Array("AutoShape 6")).Select
    Selection.Copy
    cell.Select
    ActiveSheet.Paste
    End If
Next cell
End Sub

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leonstrykerCommented:
I think using the Find method woudl be a lot faster:

Sub CopyStar()
Dim objStar As Shape
Dim lCount As Long, lngTotal As Long
    Application.ScreenUpdating = False
    Set objStar = ActiveSheet.Shapes("AutoShape 6")
    objStar.Copy
    lngTotal = WorksheetFunction.CountIf(Cells, " •")
    For lCount = 1 To lngTotal
        Cells.Find(What:=" •", After:=ActiveCell, SearchDirection:=xlNext).Activate
        ActiveSheet.Paste
        Application.StatusBar = "Pasting Star " & lCount & " of " & lngTotal
    Next
    Application.StatusBar = False
End Sub
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ctownsen80Author Commented:
leonstryker,

Thanks a bunch!  Your method works almost perfectly.  However the copystar code stops in the actual file in row 395.  I actually have 1100 row that may need to be updated.  Please advise.
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ctownsen80Author Commented:
This guy is great!
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