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Finding the nth visible row above a given row

Posted on 2012-12-26
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There are hidden rows in the worksheet and other rows hidden by filtering. I need to get the nth visible row above and below any given row.

I need to do this using VBA
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Question by:Saqib Husain, Syed
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Here's an option:

Sub MoveUpN()

Const n As Long = 5
Dim lRow As Long, lRowLoop As Long, lLoopN As Long

lRow = Selection.Row


For lLoopN = 1 To n
    For lRowLoop = lRow - 1 To 1 Step -1
        If Rows(lRowLoop).Hidden = False Then
            lRow = lRowLoop
            Exit For
        End If
    Next lRowLoop
Next

Cells(lRow, Selection.Column).Select

End Sub

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by:badrhino
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This will find all of the rows that are not hidden.  From there just add your code to include only the nth rows.

Sub Macro1()
    Dim v As Range
    Set v = Range("A2:G" & Range("A65536").End(xlUp).Row).SpecialCells(xlCellTypeVisible).Cells
    MsgBox "The cells are " & v.Address
End Sub

Taken from: http://www.ozgrid.com/forum/showthread.php?t=15629
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by:tdlewis
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As @badrhino suggested, SpecialCells will help you narrow down the visible cells, however, you also need to loop through the results as suggested by @nutsch.
Sub FindAboveBelow()
Dim r As Range

    MsgBox ("Above: " & VisibleAbove(Selection, 3).Value & vbCr & _
            "Below: " & VisibleBelow(Selection, 3).Value)
End Sub

Function VisibleAbove(from As Range, nRows As Long) As Range
Dim allVisible As Range
Dim c As Range
Dim x As Long

    Set VisibleAbove = from
    Set allVisible = from.EntireColumn.SpecialCells(xlCellTypeVisible)
    x = 0
    For Each c In allVisible
        x = x + 1
        If c.Row = from.Row Then
            Exit For
        End If
    Next c
    x = x - nRows
    For Each c In allVisible
        x = x - 1
        If x <= 0 Then
            Set VisibleAbove = c
            Exit Function
        End If
    Next c
End Function

Function VisibleBelow(from As Range, nRows As Long) As Range
    Set VisibleBelow = from
Dim allVisible As Range
Dim c As Range
Dim x As Long
Dim y As Long

    Set VisibleBelow = from
    Set allVisible = from.EntireColumn.SpecialCells(xlCellTypeVisible)
    x = 0
    y = -1
    For Each c In allVisible
        x = x + 1
        If c.Row = from.Row Then
            y = x + nRows
        ElseIf y > 0 Then
            Set VisibleBelow = c
            If x = y Then Exit Function
        End If
    Next c
End Function

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by:Saqib Husain, Syed
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Please forgive me for the delay. Please bear with me.
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by:tdlewis
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Take your time. Post another comment if you need additional help figuring it out.
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by:Saqib Husain, Syed
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Sorry for taking so long

Works just fine. Only converted it to a function.

Thanks a lot.

Saqib
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