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Posted on 2011-09-28
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Hello Experts,

A clever expert assisted me with the following formula. However, he appear busy and I was wondering if someone could show me how to make it run dynamically without having to hit F5 or click run?

Sub compile_duplicates()
    colStart = "AW"
    rowStart = 5
    cellStart = colStart & rowStart
    For Each c In Range(cellStart & ":" & colStart & (Cells.SpecialCells(xlCellTypeLastCell).Row)).Cells
        With WorksheetFunction
            colnum = .CountIf(Range(cellStart & ":" & colStart & (Cells.SpecialCells(xlCellTypeLastCell).Row)), c)
            If colnum > 0 Then
                yaxis = .Substitute(Left(Cells(1, colnum + Range(colStart & 1).Column).Address, .Find("$", Cells(1, colnum + 1).Address, 2)), "$", "")
                If .CountIf(Range(yaxis & ":" & yaxis), c) < 1 Then
                    xaxis = .CountA(Range(yaxis & rowStart & ":" & yaxis & Cells.SpecialCells(xlCellTypeLastCell).Row)) + rowStart
                    Range(yaxis & xaxis) = c
                Else
                End If
            Else
            End If
        End With
    Next c
End Sub


Cheers

Carlton
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by:StephenJR
ID: 36716790
Carlton - you could make it run every time a cell is changed, or selected, or double-clicked or right-clicked etc. What would you like? If the former, which cell(s) should activate it?
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Neil Russell earned 250 total points
ID: 36716829
You could just add

Private Sub Worksheet_Change(ByVal Target As Range)
        Application.EnableEvents = False
        compile_duplicates
        Application.EnableEvents = True
End Sub

Into the worksheet  code module IF you wanted it fire on EVERY change to that worksheet
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by:cpatte7372
ID: 36718053
Hello guys,

Sorry for the long delay in responding.

Neil, I'm not sure if it would be a good idea to have formula fired on EVERY change as the spreadsheet is literally changing every second.

Therefore, Stephen, it would be great if you could assist in having the spreadsheet just fire when cell chnages in column AW.

Cheers
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by:cpatte7372
ID: 36718061
Stephen, the cells tha would activate it would be cells AW5:AW17

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by:StephenJR
StephenJR earned 250 total points
ID: 36718096
Just add this line in Neilsr's code before the false line.
If Intersect(Target, Range("AW5:AW17")) Is Nothing Then Exit Sub

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by:cpatte7372
ID: 36720399
Neil/Stephen,

Cheers guys
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by:cpatte7372
ID: 36720402
Cheers guys
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