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Hello Experts,

I am using this code...

Sub ClearMeasuringUp()
    If MsgBox("You are about to clear the entire worksheet - Are you sure you want to proceed?", vbYesNo) = vbYes Then
        ActiveSheet.Range("B28:D28,F28:H28,J28:L28,P28").ClearContents
        Application.Goto Reference:="Diameter"
        Selection.ClearContents
    End If
End Sub

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After the "Selection.ClearContents" - I need the code to go to cell N7 and type the word "Diameter".

Thank you in advance for your help!

~ Geekamo
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Sub ClearMeasuringUp()
    If MsgBox("You are about to clear the entire worksheet - Are you sure you want to proceed?", vbYesNo) = vbYes Then
        ActiveSheet.Range("B28:D28,F28:H28,J28:L28,P28").ClearContents
        Activesheet.Cells(7, 14).Value = "Diameter"
        Application.Goto Reference:="Diameter"
        Selection.ClearContents
    End If
End Sub
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@ MartinLiss,

I am now using this code...

Sub ClearMeasuringUp()
    If MsgBox("You are about to clear the entire worksheet - Are you sure you want to proceed?", vbYesNo) = vbYes Then
        ActiveSheet.Range("B28:D28,F28:H28,J28:L28,P28").ClearContents
        ActiveSheet.Cells(27, 14).Value = "Diameter"
        Application.Goto Reference:="Diameter"
        Selection.ClearContents
    End If
End Sub

My original cell reference in my post wasn't correct.  So I see that 27, represents row #, and 14 represents the 14th column.  Mind you I know nothing about code, but can't you just reference the cell via it's cell name N27?

~ Geekamo
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by:Martin Liss
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Yes, you can

ActiveSheet.Range("A27").Value = "Diameter"

They're both the same and in this case using Range is easier but I've gotten into the habit of using Cells because in the code I write I often have to increment the column and it's much easier to do that with Cells.
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@ MartinLiss,

Great, this works perfectly! Ya, I guess for me it's easier seeing the range.  I get by, by reusing pieces of code cause this is all beyond me.

Thanks!

~ Geekamo
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by:Martin Liss
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If you want to learn you can Google something like Excel VBA tutorial.
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@ MartinLiss,

Ya, I definitely want to get more into it. I been watching Mr. Excel on YouTube and it's only been after watching some of his videos that things started clicking.  The workbook I'm working on is probably the most advanced one I've done.  I'm super excited!

~ Geekamo
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Glad I was able to help.

Marty  - MVP 2009 to 2012
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