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VBA to set Cell Orientation

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I am trying to set the cell orientation of the first row of my worksheet to xlUpward but I cannot get it to work, can anyone help me accomplish this?

I've tried about 30 things and nothing is working. This is what I currently have in my code.

"... all of the usual Dim objects to open the spreadsheet etc...then"

    oWsh.Activate
    With oWsh
        .Range("1:1").Font.Bold = True <--this works
        .Range("1:1").Select
            With Selection
                .Orientation = xlUpward <--it breaks here
            End With
    End With
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Rey Obrero (Capricorn1) earned 500 total points
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if you add to your references the Excel object library, that should work.

if you are using Late Binding, you have declare the value of  xlUpward

Const xlUpward = -4171

or just use
 .Orientation =-4171
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by:boukaka
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YOU ARE A LIFESAVER!!! Thank you so much.
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by:hnasr
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Try:
oWsh.Activate
    With oWsh
        .Range("1:1").Font.Bold = True <--this works
        .Range("1:1").Orientation = xlUpward
    End With
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