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Format Table via VBA

Posted on 2011-09-27
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Sub Macro1()
    
    Dim lEndrow As Long, rng1 As Range
    lEndrow = Sheets("Payroll Summary").Range("A" & Sheets("Pivots").Rows.Count).End(xlUp).Row
   
    Set rng1 = Sheets("Payroll Summary").Range("A1:lEndRow")
    ActiveSheet.ListObjects("rng1").TableStyle = "TableStyleMedium1"
    
End Sub

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Hi,

I have the above macro designed and some what toyed with :o

When I run it, it gives an error (as expected)

   Set rng1 = Sheets("Payroll Summary").Range("A1:lEndRow")

I really suspect the error is at the end. Could anyone please help me integrate the last row into this formatting?

Much appreciated!
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Question by:Shanan212
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by:Shanan212
ID: 36712503
Even when the range is correct in other way, the next line gives error 'subscript' out of range

I used this to test it out (but I do want to define the end of range

Set rng1 = Sheets("Payroll Summary").Range("A1:C99")
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by:Norie
Norie earned 800 total points
ID: 36712508
Which columns do you want to format?

You can try this but it will only be for column A:

Range("A1:A" & lEndRow)

If you wanted to format columns A:F you would use something like this.

Range("A1:F" & lEndRow)
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by:Shanan212
ID: 36712570
That solves the range error but I think I am defining a range and then treating it as a table.

In that case, how would I define a range as a table?

Much appreciated!
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dlmille earned 1200 total points
ID: 36712621
Try this:

 
Sub convertToTable()
Dim wkb As Workbook
Dim sht As Worksheet
Dim tblRng As Range

    Set wkb = ThisWorkbook
    Set sht = wkb.Sheets("Payroll Summary")
    
    Set tblRng = sht.Range("A1:C" & sht.Range("A" & sht.Rows.Count).End(xlUp).Row)
    
    sht.ListObjects.Add(xlSrcRange, tblRng, , xlYes).Name = "Payroll_Table"
End Sub

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See attached...

Dave
Copy-of-GL-Summary---Master-File.xls
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by:Norie
ID: 36712645
What exactly do you mean by a table?

If you actually want to format a listobject you just need it's name, you don't need to define it's range.

I'm pretty sure that name isn't 'rng' which you are using in the code, and is what is causing the error.

You need something like this:

ActiveSheet.ListObjects(<TableName>).TableStyle = "TableStyleMedium1"

Replace <TableName> with the name of the table.

If there's only one table on the sheet you can use ListObjects(1).
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by:dlmille
ID: 36712722
The code I provided creates the table - from that point, you can use the table's name to affect changes, as imnorie as suggested.
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by:Shanan212
ID: 36712767
Imnorie,

I could do that but the table get deleted every time I run another macro. So I have to 'define' a table on VBA side and then assign a formatting!

Dave,

Quick question,

Where in your coding are you assigning the formatting?
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by:dlmille
ID: 36712798
I didn't - just went with the defaults.

here's with the formatting:

Sub convertToTable()
Dim wkb As Workbook
Dim sht As Worksheet
Dim tblRng As Range
Dim mytable As Object

    Set wkb = ThisWorkbook
    Set sht = wkb.Sheets("Payroll Summary")
    
    Set tblRng = sht.Range("A1:C" & sht.Range("A" & sht.Rows.Count).End(xlUp).Row)
    
    sht.ListObjects.Add(xlSrcRange, tblRng, , xlYes).Name = "Payroll_Table"
    Set mytable = sht.ListObjects("Payroll_Table")
    mytable.TableStyle = "TableStyleMedium1"
End Sub

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by:Shanan212
ID: 36712875
Thanks! This sort of info is hard to find over internet!
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by:dlmille
ID: 36712901
Sometimes I just record a macro while I do stuff I'd never coded before.  After that, I start googling :)

Dave
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by:Shanan212
ID: 36713254
Yup! I do that too :)
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by:Norie
ID: 36713379
If you don't know the name of the table and it is the only one on the activesheet you can use ListObjects(1).
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