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Change value in one cell based on value in another cell

Posted on 2012-03-17
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I have a speadsheet where I need to change the value of the cell in Column C, based on the value of the cell in Column D.

Column C cells have a value of Medium.  I need to change that cell value to Medium Red if the value of the cell in Column D has a value that ends in 67.

I've attached a sample of the original file, and a sample of the desired results file.
DesiredSpreadsheet.xlsm
OriginalSpreadsheet.xlsm
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Question by:mato01
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by:Saqib Husain, Syed
ID: 37734051
Enter this formula in C2 and copy down

="MEDIUM"&IF(RIGHT(D2,2)="67"," RED","")
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by:mato01
ID: 37734063
Can you convert this statement to vba.

Sometimes there could be more than MEDIUM in the cell, and this method would require me to handle the file.
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Saqib Husain, Syed earned 200 total points
ID: 37734075
Sub red67()
    Dim cel As Range
    For Each cel In Range("C:C")
        If Right(cel.Offset(, 1), 2) = "67" Then
            If Right(cel, 4) <> " RED" Then
                cel = cel & " RED"
            End If
        End If
    Next cel
End Sub
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by:mato01
ID: 37734109
Had to change  a little, so that it was specific to MEDIUM, but works perfectly.  As always thanks a lot.

Sub red67()
    Dim cel As Range
    For Each cel In Range("C:C")
        If cel = "MEDIUM" Then
            If Right(cel.Offset(, 1), 2) = "67" Then
                If Right(cel, 4) <> "RED" Then
                    cel = cel & " RED"
                End If
            End If
        End If
    Next cel
End Sub
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