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Excel number sorting macro problem

Posted on 2013-02-04
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I have this macro to sort numbers into ascending order left to right on multiple rows.

Im getting a runtime error.

Could it be fixed ?

Public Sub SortRows()

   Dim Row As Range
   For Each Row In Selection.Rows
      Row.Sort Key1:=Row.Cells(1, 1), Order1:=xlAscending, Header:=xlNo, Orientation:=xlLeftToRight
   Next Row

End Sub
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Question by:Europa MacDonald
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by:Martin Liss
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Works fine for me. What error do you get and what does your rows look like?
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by:Europa MacDonald
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Run time error 1004

sort method of range class failed.

Im using 2003, could this be for a later version perhaps ?

columns A - F
random numbers in rows 1 - 80
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by:Martin Liss
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All you probably need to do is to record a macro while you are doing what you want to do. If your range varies from time to time we can talk about that later.
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by:Europa MacDonald
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How do you record a macro ? (maybe thats another question?)
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by:Martin Liss
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I don't have 2007 but here's an article that explains how.


Edit : Oops I see you use 2003. Be back soon.
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Martin Liss earned 2000 total points
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Try this instead.
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by:Martin Liss
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I'm glad I was able to help.

Marty - MVP 2009 to 2012
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