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Paste Special VBScript

Posted on 2011-09-16
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I am trying to copy one column from the same sheet in excel to another column, but paste it as paste special only the values. I have tried this in my vbscript code, but it does not work

Selection.PasteSpecial Paste = xlPasteValues

Can you help

Here is the code:

Osheet2.Range("H3:H789").Select
oExcel.Selection.Copy
oSheet2.Range("A3").Select
Selection.PasteSpecial Paste = xlPasteValues
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Question by:drezner7
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Thx
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by:Martin Liss
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You have your answer but in case you're not aware when you want to find out how to do something in Excel you can record and then copy a macro. I just recoreded this one.


    Selection.Copy
    Range("C8").Select
    Selection.PasteSpecial Paste:=xlPasteValues, Operation:=xlNone, SkipBlanks _
        :=False, Transpose:=False

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by:Bill Prew
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@MartinLiss

Yes, that's a great tool, but the problem in this case is that it will produce VBA code to accomplish the task, and that is not the same as a standalone VBS script.  Some of the VBA constructs and operators are not available in VBS.  That's why we have to use a different approach here.

~bp
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