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I have a macro that uses "vbred" color to highlight items in my spreadsheet.  Is there a way to bold this?   i.e. "vbred bold"  Thanks.
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by:Shanan212
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Considering your items are selected prior to coloring them

Selection.Font.Bold = True

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by:Martin Liss
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Just add


    Range.Font.FontStyle = "Bold"
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Hi, itsmevic.

myCell.Font.Bold = True

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Brian.
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by:itsmevic
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Here's the portion of my code that specifies what color.  Where would I need to add the change at to make this work?

For Each matchResult In matches
                    ' highlight
                    If isHighlight Then
                        cell.Characters(matchResult.FirstIndex + 1, matchResult.Length).Font.Color = vbGreen
                        cell.Interior.Color = vbYellow
                    End If

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by:Martin Liss
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After line 5
cell.Font.FontStyle = "Bold"
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Try this

For Each matchResult In matches
                    ' highlight
                    If isHighlight Then
                        activecell.Characters(matchResult.FirstIndex + 1, matchResult.Length).Font.Color = vbGreen
                        ActiveCell.Font.Bold = True
                    End If 

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itsmevic,

For Each matchResult In matches
                    ' highlight
                    If isHighlight Then
                        cell.Characters(matchResult.FirstIndex + 1, matchResult.Length).Font.Color = vbGreen
                        cell.Interior.Color = vbYellow
                        cell.Font.Bold = True
                    End If

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Regards,
Brian.
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by:itsmevic
ID: 38852016
Awesome input from all.  Thank you!
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by:Martin Liss
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You're welcome and I'm glad I was able to help.

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Thanks, itsmevic!
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