Solved

if else statement to select values from workbook

Posted on 2013-12-28
2
354 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-28
folks I have a function which activates a select from a specific workbook

Function Select Region()

' Activating GenericUser sheet
ActiveWorkbook.Sheets("Region1").Activate

however I would like to change the sheet to be used based on the region as specified in sheet 1 i.e.

if sheet1 b1 = europe then

ActiveWorkbook.Sheets("Region1").Activate


else if sheet1 b1 = asia then

ActiveWorkbook.Sheets("Region2").Activate

else if sheet1 b1 = africa then

ActiveWorkbook.Sheets("Region3").Activate

how do i correctly program this?
0
Comment
Question by:rutgermons
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
2 Comments
 
LVL 70

Expert Comment

by:Qlemo
ID: 39743589
Sub Select_Region()
  select [Sheet1!B1]
    case "europe": rg = "Region1"
    case "asia": rg = "Region2"
    case "africa": rg = "Region3"
    case else: rg = "Region4"
  End select
  ActiveWorkBook.Sheets(rg).Activate
End Sub

Open in new window

0
 
LVL 13

Accepted Solution

by:
Ashok earned 500 total points
ID: 39743604
Function Select_Region()
   If Sheet1.Range("B1") = "europe" Then
     ActiveWorkbook.Sheets("Region1").Activate
   ElseIf Sheet1.Range("B1") = "asia" Then
     ActiveWorkbook.Sheets("Region2").Activate
   ElseIf Sheet1.Range("B1") = "africa" Then
     ActiveWorkbook.Sheets("Region3").Activate
   End If
End Function
Test-Function.xlsx
0

Featured Post

VIDEO: THE CONCERTO CLOUD FOR HEALTHCARE

Modern healthcare requires a modern cloud. View this brief video to understand how the Concerto Cloud for Healthcare can help your organization.

Question has a verified solution.

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

Deploying a Microsoft Access application in a Citrix environment is not difficult but takes a few steps. However, Citrix system people are often of little help, as they typically know next to nothing about Access. The script provided here will take …
This article describes how you can use Custom Document Properties to store settings and other information in your workbook so that they will be available the next time you open the workbook.
This Micro Tutorial demonstrates how to create Excel charts: column, area, line, bar, and scatter charts. Formatting tips are provided as well.
This Micro Tutorial demonstrates in Microsoft Excel how to consolidate your marketing data by creating an interactive charts using form controls. This creates cool drop-downs for viewers of your chart to choose from.

624 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