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Create calculated column on multiple worksheets

Posted on 2011-03-21
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I need to add a calculated column to the right of the last column in several populated worksheets (in this case it is sheets 1 thru 5 from the same workbook).
I would like to create a column named Month_Year based on this formula  DATE(H2|I2|1)
That creates the same number of rows as in the column to the immediate left of the calculated column.  Worksheets 1-5 contain different numbers of columns and rows of data.
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Question by:Ed_CLP
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by:ragnarok89
ID: 35181524
This should work.
Sub FindLastColumn()
'Finds last used column, copies and selects the next
Dim LastColumn As Integer
'Find last column with text
    If WorksheetFunction.CountA(Cells) > 0 Then
        'Search for any entry, by searching backwards by Columns.
        LastColumn = Cells.Find(What:="*", After:=[A1], _
                           SearchOrder:=xlByColumns, _
                       SearchDirection:=xlPrevious).Column
    End If
    
'se;ect first row in last column
cells(1,lastcolumn).select

-- do other stuff ---

End Sub

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by:krishnakrkc
ID: 35181715
Hi,

may be...


Kris
Sub kTest()
    Dim i As Long, r   As Long, c As Long, MySheets
    
    MySheets = Array("Sheet1", "Sheet2", "Sheet3") '<<=== add more sheets
    
    For i = 0 To UBound(MySheets)
        With Worksheets(CStr(MySheets(i)))
            r = .Range("h" & .Rows.Count).End(xlUp).Row
            c = .UsedRange.Find("*", .[a1], , , , 2).Column
            .Cells(2, c + 1).Resize(r - 1).Formula = "=date(h2,i2,1)"
        End With
    Next
    
End Sub

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by:krishnakrkc
ID: 35181752
Hi,

replace

c = .UsedRange.Find("*", .[a1], , , , 2).Column

with

c = .UsedRange.Find("*", .[a1], , , 2, 2).Column

Kris
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by:Ed_CLP
ID: 35182019
@krishnakrkc - that is perfect!  Can the column title(Month_year) be set as part of the script?
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krishnakrkc earned 500 total points
ID: 35182092
Hi,

Try


Kris
Sub kTest()
    Dim i As Long, r   As Long, c As Long, MySheets
    
    MySheets = Array("Sheet1", "Sheet2", "Sheet3") '<<=== add more sheets
    
    For i = 0 To UBound(MySheets)
        With Worksheets(CStr(MySheets(i)))
            r = .Range("h" & .Rows.Count).End(xlUp).Row
            c = .UsedRange.Find("*", .[a1], , , 2, 2).Column
            .Cells(1, c + 1).Value = "Month_Year"
            .Cells(2, c + 1).Resize(r - 1).Formula = "=date(h2,i2,1)"
        End With
    Next
    
End Sub

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by:Ed_CLP
ID: 35182206
Completely answered my question.
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