Go Premium for a chance to win a PS4. Enter to Win

x
?
Solved

Delete rows from Autofilter

Posted on 2013-12-22
5
Medium Priority
?
280 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-24
Here is some code that the VBA recorder captured.  How would I use this on other different filters thoughout project?  I want to apply a filter and delete to results getting rid of the absolute values that the recorder places in them.  Ideally I would like to place some code right after the autofilter.  Can this be done?  Please advise and thanks. -R-

    Rows("1:1").Select
    Selection.AutoFilter
    ActiveSheet.Range("$A$1:$O$1195").AutoFilter Field:=1, Criteria1:="=-", _
        Operator:=xlOr, Criteria2:= _
        "=-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------"
    Rows("6:6").Select
    Range(Selection, Selection.End(xlDown)).Select
    Selection.Delete Shift:=xlUp

Open in new window

0
Comment
Question by:RWayneH
  • 3
  • 2
5 Comments
 
LVL 53

Accepted Solution

by:
Rgonzo1971 earned 2000 total points
ID: 39734998
Hi,

pls try

Sub Macro()
    Rows("1:1").AutoFilter
    ActiveSheet.UsedRange.AutoFilter Field:=1, Criteria1:="=-", _
        Operator:=xlOr, Criteria2:= _
        "=-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------"
    LastRow = Cells(Cells.Rows.Count, 1).End(xlUp).Row
    LastColumn = Cells(1, Cells.Columns.Count).End(xlToLeft).Column
    Range(Range("A2"), Cells(LastRow, LastColumn)).SpecialCells(xlCellTypeVisible).Delete Shift:=xlUp
End Sub

Open in new window

Regards
0
 

Author Comment

by:RWayneH
ID: 39735040
Hey thanks!!
Forgive me but I would like to use this in other places and I need to understand how to enter into this... like select the column first?  Can you help me read this?

In Ln 2 you are telling it too turn on AutoFilter
In Ln 3,4,5,6 sets the filter... but how does it how that it is set in column A?  Is that declared by the field #
In Ln 7   ???  Defines LastRow, however what is the 1).End(xlUp.Row mean?
In Ln 8   ???  Defines LastColumn,  what does .End(xlToLeft).Column mean?  Is no left of ColA
In Ln 9, 10   ???  Starting in A2, delete the rows that are visible between LastRow, LastColumn?  -R-
0
 
LVL 53

Expert Comment

by:Rgonzo1971
ID: 39735659
Hi

you are right

Line 3:
Field:=1 defines the column (in that case A)

if your filter were from B1 to D1, field:=1 would be column B

Line 7:in XL 2010 Cells(Cells.Rows.Count, 1) defines the cell A1048576
I use Cells.Rows.Count because the number of rows is different between XL 2003 and XL 2007 and further

.End(xlUp) is like doing Ctrl-Arrow Up so i find the last non Empty Cell in the Column

.Row gives me the row number

Regards
0
 

Author Comment

by:RWayneH
ID: 39736671
Because this does not use an autofilter (which is fine) is leaves me with another issue.  I was going to change the autofilter to:

    ActiveSheet.UsedRange.AutoFilter Field:=3, Criteria1:= _
        "CUSTOM/SPECIAL"
    ActiveSheet.UsedRange.AutoFilter Field:=2, Criteria1:="=*SVC*", _
        Operator:=xlOr, Criteria2:="=*SRV*"

Then replace whatever was in column C (if anything) when "SERVICE PART"..
These will not be blank or have a space... but there was a couple other places that I was going to use this..  Any idea's.  Perhaps I need to do all the replacements without autofilters too?
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:RWayneH
ID: 39738532
Worked great, will repost on trying to change a different column value based on a filter instead of deleting the results of the filter.  Thanks. -R-
0

Featured Post

New feature and membership benefit!

New feature! Upgrade and increase expert visibility of your issues with Priority Questions.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

This article helps those who get the 0xc004d307 error when trying to rearm (reset the license) Office 2013 in a Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) and/or those trying to prep the master image for Microsoft Key Management (KMS) activation. (i.e.- C…
Cancel future meetings from user mailboxes in Office 365 using Remove-CalendarEvents
Visualize your data even better in Access queries. Given a date and a value, this lesson shows how to compare that value with the previous value, calculate the difference, and display a circle if the value is the same, an up triangle if it increased…
This lesson discusses how to use a Mainform + Subforms in Microsoft Access to find and enter data for payments on orders. The sample data comes from a custom shop that builds and sells movable storage structures that are delivered to your property. …

971 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question