compare excel values, not the formula

Posted on 2011-03-21
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Last Modified: 2012-08-13

Ive got an excel macro that compares 2 sources (sheet 1 as source 1, sheet 2 as source 2). The problem Im having is that Im pulling the data from both sources using the same formula in both sheets and when my macro tries to compare it says there are no differences even though the values in the cells are different (the formula to derive the value in the cell is the same)

Ive attached the macro as a file

Question by:DiCanio13
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Dave Brett earned 2000 total points
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Rather than

cf1 = ws1.Cells(r, c).FormulaLocal
cf2 = ws2.Cells(r, c).FormulaLocal

try this


cf1 = ws1.Cells(r, c).Value
cf2 = ws2.Cells(r, c).Value

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ID: 35186598
Cheers thats great

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