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How can I convert the match formula to do it in vba and assign the value to variable?
=MATCH(2,INDEX(1/(A1:A9="Apple"),0))
http://stackoverflow.com/questions/21270293/excel-vba-find-fist-and-last-occurrence-of-a-particular-value-in-a-column

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Question by:Rayne
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by:Rayne
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Or any other excel formula that can be done in vba for the same purpose
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by:Harry Lee
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You can first define a named range for the data, then enter the formula using named range.

    ActiveWorkbook.Names.Add Name:="DataRng", RefersToR1C1:="=Sheet1!R1C1:R9C1"
    Range("C2").FormulaR1C1 = "=MATCH(2,INDEX(1/(DataRng=""Apple""),0))"

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Using named range makes your life much easier.
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You can use this in VBA

Evaluate("=MATCH(2,INDEX(1/(A1:A9=""Apple""),0))")
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by:Rayne
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awesome Sire, thank you
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