troubleshooting Question

Formatting last 5 characters of a cell

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John CarneyFlag for United States of America asked on
Microsoft Excel
5 Comments1 Solution255 ViewsLast Modified:
This macro bugs on the last line:
If InStr(UCase(cel), "MAINT") > 0 Or InStr(UCase(cel), "DKFL") > 0 Then
cel.Characters(Start:=x, Length:=y).Font.FontStyle = "Bold"
cel.Characters(Start:=x, Length:=y).Font.Size = 14
cel.Characters(Start:=x, Length:=y) = UCase(cel.Characters(Start:=x, Length:=y))
End If

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What baffles me is that this line works:
cel.Characters(Start:=x, Length:=y).delete

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but this line doesn't:
cel.Characters(Start:=x, Length:=y) =ucase(cel.Characters(Start:=x, Length:=y))

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How should I write that line?

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