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Macro To Clear Contents of Cell IF Specific Cell Changes it's Value

Posted on 2013-01-18
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Hello Experts,

I know how to copy and paste Macro code, but that's about it.  :) But I think this would be easy for someone to code.

If cell O16, changes it's value, then clear the contents of cell O17.

Thank you in advance for your help!

~ Geekamo
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by:Saqib Husain, Syed
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Right-click on the sheet tab name and select view code and paste this code
Private Sub Worksheet_Change(ByVal Target As Range)
If Not Intersect(Target, Range("o16")) Is Nothing Then
If Range("o16") <> "" Then Range("o17").ClearContents
End If
End Sub

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This will not delete o17 if you delete o16. If you want to do that then delete the phrase

"If Range("o16") <> "" Then"
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by:Geekamo
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@ ssaqibh,

When I go into the coding area, what section do I paste your code into?

~ Geekamo
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by:Saqib Husain, Syed
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Just follow these steps

- Right-click on the sheet tab name
- select view code
- paste the code
- close vba window
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by:Geekamo
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@ ssaqibh,

It's having a problem with the code...

Private Sub Worksheet_Change(ByVal Target As Range)
If Not Intersect(Target, Range("N30")) Is Nothing Then
If Range("N30") <> "" Then Range("N31").ClearContents
End If
End Sub

I am using merged cells.  Here's a screenshot.

Merged Cells
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by:Saqib Husain, Syed
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Can you upload your workbook?
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by:Geekamo
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@ ssaqibh,

Actually, I just emailed it to you - in relation to the other Q you're helping me on.  (Both questions are involving the same workbook)

~ Geekamo
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Saqib Husain, Syed earned 500 total points
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If Range("N30") <> "" Then Range("N31").MergeArea.ClearContents
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by:Geekamo
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Great! It works perfectly! Thank you!

~ Geekamo
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