Copy text with formatting VBA Excel

Posted on 2011-09-08
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Last Modified: 2012-06-27
I am importing info from one sheet to another.
The FromSheet has a block of megered cells with text inside. The text is fomatted with some portions in BOLD.
The NewSheet has a similar merged cell arrangement

This Code:


copies text just fine, but loses BOLD formatting.
I have tried

FromSheet(source).copy newSheet(destination)



But they both error "cannot change merged cell"

Any ideas????


Question by:Grizzler
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by:Rob Henson
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Try doing Activesheet.Paste rather than PasteSpecial.

Rob H
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Or select destination and clear all formatting, thus splitting the merged cells and then paste. The merged format should copy over as well.

Rob H

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A closer look at the sheets (created by someone else) revealed the source and destination were differrent sizes.... That caused the cannot change merged cell error. I went with your second suggestion and unmerged destination and used this code
impSheet.Range("C23:K28").Copy mySheet.Range("D25:L30")
Works great!
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by:Rob Henson
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Glad to of help

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