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VB.Net - Excel Sum Column Values Referencing Column With A Variable

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Good Day Experts!

I am having a bit of trouble here trying to figure out my SUM formula using variable for the column.  I can figure it out with a variable for the row end.

This works if I hard code the Column:

oSheet.Cells(DataRow + 2, ColumnStart).Formula = "=SUM(C7:C" & (DataRow) & ")"

Is it possible to use variable on Column reference?

Thanks,
jimbo99999
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If the column variable is a string then you can do it this way

oSheet.Cells(DataRow + 2, ColumnStart).Formula = "=SUM(" & column & "7:" & Column & DataRow & ")"

Or if its a number

    Column = 4
    oSheet.Cells(DataRow + 2, ColumnStart).Formula .Formula = "=SUM(" & Range(Cells(1, Column), Cells(7, Column)).Address(False, False) & ")"
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by:Jimbo99999
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Thanks CholesDad...I will try it now!
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I have just noticed that I have an extra .Formula in the number part. This should be removed.
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It is working now!

Thanks for helping.  

I have several other Excel formatting things I will need to be doing, but this is good to get it out of the way.

Thanks again,
jimbo99999
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