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Insert a column and formula

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    Dim lEndRow As Long, lStartRow As Long
    Dim FormSh As Worksheet: Set FormSh = Sheets("GL Summary")
    
    With FormSh
        
    lStartRow = .Range("A2").Row
    lEndRow = .Range("A" & .Rows.Count).End(xlUp).Row

    For n = lStartRow To lEndRow
 
    Next
    End With

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Hi,

I am moderate in VBA. I have the following code combiled via searching here and some of mine.

AS you can see, I am trying to insert column "A" into a sheet (where col A already exists - but move this to right) This new column would be a combination...such that

= C2&D2

Could you please let me know the coding to insert?

I have tried different codings and each one gives different errors :o

Appreciate it!
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Question by:Shanan212
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by:Shanan212
ID: 36601059
Made some improvements on inserting a column. Now I just need to insert the formula!

    Dim lEndRow As Long, lStartRow As Long
    Dim FormSh As Worksheet: Set FormSh = Sheets("GL Summary")
    
    With FormSh
    Set BaseWks = ActiveSheet
    
    Range("A1").Activate
    ActiveCell.EntireColumn.Insert
    Range("A1").Value = "Unique"
    
    lStartRow = .Range("A2").Row
    lEndRow = .Range("A" & .Rows.Count).End(xlUp).Row

    'For n = lStartRow To lEndRow
        


        

   ' Next
    End With

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StephenJR earned 500 total points
ID: 36601118
Does this work for you?
Sub x()

Dim lEndRow As Long, lStartRow As Long
Dim FormSh As Worksheet: Set FormSh = Sheets("GL Summary")
Dim BaseWks As Worksheet

With FormSh
    Set BaseWks = ActiveSheet
    Range("A1").EntireColumn.Insert
    Range("A1").Value = "Unique"
    lStartRow = .Range("A2").Row
    lEndRow = .Range("A" & .Rows.Count).End(xlUp).Row
    .Range("B2", .Range("B" & .Rows.Count).End(xlUp)).Offset(, -1).Formula = "=C2&D2"
End With

End Sub

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by:Shanan212
ID: 36601132
    Set BaseWks = ActiveSheet
    
    Range("A1").Activate
    ActiveCell.EntireColumn.Insert
    Range("A1").Value = "Unique"
        
    LastRow = BaseWks.UsedRange.Rows.Count - BaseWks.UsedRange.Row + 1
    n = 2
    
    For n = BaseWks.UsedRange.Row To LastRow
        BaseWks.Cells(n, "A").Formula = Range("C" & n).Value & Range("D" & n).Value
    Next n

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Solved it as well!
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by:Shanan212
ID: 36601134
Thanks!
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by:StephenJR
ID: 36601139
Split the points!?
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by:Shanan212
ID: 36601155
I can't award points to myself but your solution works as well :)

Thanks!
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by:Shanan212
ID: 36601203
For those who are looking for solution, my solution somehow overwrote my heading title, so I moved the 'naming' down

    Set BaseWks = ActiveSheet
    
    Range("A1").Activate
    ActiveCell.EntireColumn.Insert
  
    LastRow = BaseWks.UsedRange.Rows.Count - BaseWks.UsedRange.Row + 1
    
    n = 1
    
    For n = BaseWks.UsedRange.Row To LastRow
        BaseWks.Cells(n, "A").Formula = Range("D" & n).Value & Range("E" & n).Value
    Next n
    
    Range("A1").Value = "Unique"                                            'It renames it here
    BaseWks.Columns.AutoFit

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