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set variable to row value of date found in range

Posted on 2011-09-06
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in Column A on Sheets("Charts") there is a list of dates.  I need to set variable FindToday to the row number of today's date
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Question by:KnutsonBM
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by:Cluskitt
ID: 36491256
=ROW(VLOOKUP(TODAY(),Charts!A:A,1,0))
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by:Saqib Husain, Syed
ID: 36491268
try

worksheetfunction.match(date,Sheets("Charts").range("A:A"),0)
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by:Saqib Husain, Syed
ID: 36491284
FindToday = worksheetfunction.match(date,Sheets("Charts").range("A:A"),0)
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by:KnutsonBM
ID: 36491294
Sub Asearch()
Dim FindToday As Integer
FindToday = WorksheetFunction.Match(Date, Sheets("Charts").Range("A:A"), 0)
If FindToday Is Nothing Then
    MsgBox "Not found"
Else
    MsgBox "Found on row " & FindToday
End If
End Sub

this gives me a 'Type Mismatch'
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Saqib Husain, Syed earned 250 total points
ID: 36491721
Then try this

Sub Asearch()
Dim FindToday As Integer
On Error Resume Next
FindToday = Application.Match(Date * 1, Sheets("Charts").Range("A:A"), 0)
On Error GoTo 0
If FindToday = 0 Then
    MsgBox "Not found"
Else
    MsgBox "Found on row " & FindToday
End If
End Sub

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by:Rob Henson
Rob Henson earned 250 total points
ID: 36494732
Alternative:

For Each Cell in Range("A:A")

If Cell.Value2 = Date * 1
Then R = Cell.Row
Exit Sub
End If
Next Cell

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This will give the first occurence of today's date, if you want the last occurence remove line 5 "Exit Sub".

Thanks
Rob H
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