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Excel Auto Fill Rows with a formula based on length of previous column

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Hello Experts,

I have an excel output created by a database.  What I need to do is create a macro that will auto fill in a formula down a column to the length of the previous column.

For example:

N2 - N205 (can be varied length, exp. N2 - N602)  Then place a formula in column O2 - O205

Thanks!
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by:Rory Archibald
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Something like:
Range("O2:O" & Cells(rows.count, "N").end(xlup).row).Formula = "=your_formula_here"

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by:CompTech810
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I tried your code and I get this error: Application-defined or object-defined error.
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by:Rory Archibald
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What did you put in for your formula?
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Range("O2:O" & Cells(Rows.Count, "N").End(xlUp).Row).Formula = "=IF(COUNTIF($N2:N$2,N2)>1,"",N2)"

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Rory Archibald earned 150 total points
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You need to double the quotes for any quotes within the formula string:

Range("O2:O" & Cells(Rows.Count, "N").End(xlUp).Row).Formula = "=IF(COUNTIF($N2:N$2,N2)>1,"""",N2)"

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by:CompTech810
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Awesome, that worked!  Thanks!
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