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Can an Expert provide me with the VBA code I need to select a range of cells from A2 but where the end cell could change so it could be AM500 or AT1000 etc etc

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by:Alexander Eßer [Alex140181]
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a row based selection might look like this:
Range(Selection, Selection.End(xlToRight)).Select

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whereas "Selection" could be "Range("A2")"
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by:Saqib Husain, Syed
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Range(Range("A2"), Cells.Find("*", Range("A1"), , , , xlPrevious)).Select
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by:Rob Henson
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Assuming continuous data in at least one row and one column:

Range("A2").Select
CurrentRegion.Select


CurrentRegion.Select is equivalent to keyboard selection of "Ctrl + *"

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Rob H
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by:Jagwarman
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Rob H

Unfortunately there are some columns with nothing in them so this does not work on my current file.
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by:Jagwarman
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ssaqibh

this a,most works but for some reason it goes to AK but there is data in AL which it is not capturing ???
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by:Jagwarman
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Alex140181 this does not work for me because there are blank rows in between. but thanks for trying
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by:Rob Henson
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Do the empty columns have a header? If they do then it should still work as the header row is constant. If not, hence why the EndRight suggestion doesn't work.

Would inserting just a # or just a space in the relevant columns be a workaround; just to populate these columns so that the columns beyond these get included in current region?

If populated the EndRight would also then work.

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Saqib Husain, Syed earned 500 total points
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Then try

Range(Range("A2"), Cells.SpecialCells(xlCellTypeLastCell)).Select
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by:Jagwarman
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Rob H

I do use that in other circumstances but it won't work in this one but thanks for trying.
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by:Jagwarman
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Exactly what I was looking for. Thanks
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