Excel VBA Copying Data with Autofilter Crashes when there is no data to Copy

Posted on 2013-06-11
Last Modified: 2013-06-11
If there is data, the macro works perfectly but when there's no data in the AutoFilter, it crashes. What did I do wrong and how can I fix it? Thank you!!

' Copies Temperature errors to "Errors List"
With Sheets("All Data").Range("A3:T380")
    .AutoFilter Field:=16, Criteria1:="1"
    .Range("A2:A" & Cells(Rows.Count, "A").End(xlUp).Row).SpecialCells(xlCellTypeVisible).Copy _
        Sheets("Errors List").Range("F11")
End With

' Copies Humidity Errors to "Errors List"
With Sheets("All Data").Range("A3:T380")
    .AutoFilter Field:=14, Criteria1:="1"
    .Range("A2:A" & Cells(Rows.Count, "A").End(xlUp).Row).SpecialCells(xlCellTypeVisible).Copy _
        Sheets("Errors List").Range("D11")
End With
' Copies Operator Errors to "Errors List"
With Sheets("All Data").Range("A3:T380")
    .AutoFilter Field:=11, Criteria1:="Yes"
    .Range("A2:A" & Cells(Rows.Count, "A").End(xlUp).Row).SpecialCells(xlCellTypeVisible).Copy _
        Sheets("Errors List").Range("B11")
End With
' Remove any filters
ActiveSheet.AutoFilterMode = False

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Question by:crepe
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nutsch earned 500 total points
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if there are no visible cells, your code will crash. You can use a On error resume next line, or you could test for lines before you run your copy, e.g. with a subtotal(3 (count), as in:

if application.worksheetfunction.subtotal(3,columns(1))>1 then
.Range("A2:A" & Cells(Rows.Count, "A").End(xlUp).Row).SpecialCells(xlCellTypeVisible).Copy _
        Sheets("Errors List").Range("B11")
end if

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by:Patrick Matthews
ID: 39238990
Thomas, I'll have to remember that trick.  I typically just use On Error Resume Next :)

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ID: 39239022
Perfect! Thanks!

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