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Script or Macro to change IF statements on multiple Excel Spreadsheets

Posted on 2011-09-18
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Hi,

We have multiple spreadsheets containing data. Each Spreadsheet is configured in the same format  i.e columns are the same. Some of the cells contain IF statements.
Upon analysis, we have found that some of these IF statements require correction. Is there anyway I can edit these if statements across multiple spreadsheets with out having to open each work book and edit it?

Any pointers would be appreciated.
Thanks

Matt
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by:Robert Schutt
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This should get you started:

Option Explicit
Dim objFSO, objFolder, objFile, objExcel
Set objFSO = CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")
Set objFolder = objFSO.GetFolder(".")
Set objExcel = CreateObject("Excel.Application")
objExcel.DisplayAlerts = 0
objExcel.Visible = False
For Each objFile In objFolder.Files
  Dim p
  p = InStrRev(objFile.Name, ".")
  If p > 0 Then
    If Mid(objFile.Name, p+1, 3) = "xls" Then
      WScript.Echo "Workbook: " & objFile.Name
      objExcel.Workbooks.Open Replace(WScript.ScriptFullName, WScript.ScriptName, objFile.Name), False, True ' remove this if you want to save
      Dim sh
      For Each sh In objExcel.Workbooks(objFile.Name).Sheets
        WScript.Echo "Sheet: " & sh.Name
        Dim rw
        For rw = 1 To sh.UsedRange.Rows.Count
          WScript.Echo "Row: " & rw
          Dim cl
          For cl = 1 To sh.UsedRange.Rows(rw).Columns.Count
            WScript.Echo "Cell: " & cl
            If sh.UsedRange.Cells(rw, cl).HasFormula Then
              WScript.Echo "* formula found: " & sh.UsedRange.Cells(rw, cl).Formula ' or: .FormulaR1C1
            End If
          Next
        Next
      Next
      ' uncomment the following line after you're satified with the results
      'objExcel.Workbooks(objFile.Name).Save ' maybe SaveAs?
      objExcel.Workbooks(objFile.Name).Close
    End If
  End If
Next
objExcel.Quit
Set objExcel = Nothing
Set objFolder = Nothing
Set objFSO = Nothing

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GrahamSkan earned 250 total points
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This macro will open (sorry, must be done) each Workbook in a given folder, and set the formula of a particular cell on each sheet of the workbook.

Sub BatchUpdate()
Dim strFile As String
Dim strFolder As String
Dim wbk As Workbook
Dim wks As Worksheet

strFolder = "C:\MyWorkbooks"
strFile = Dir$(strFolder & "*.xls*")
Do Until strFile = ""
    Set wbk = Workbooks.Open(strFolder & strFile)
    For Each wks In wbk.Worksheets
        wks.Cells(21, 5).Formula = "IF(D21 > 100,""Over"",""OK"")"
    Next wks
    wbk.Save
    wbk.Close
    strFile = Dir$()
Loop
End Sub

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by:Mattywerts
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Thanks helped me out heaps !!
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