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Finding rows that contain telephone format + specific word in all caps and pasting it into another worksheet

Posted on 2014-09-16
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I've unsuccessfully tried my hand at modifying a macro (see code below) so it performs as follows:

Finds all rows in Sheet 1 that contain the following 2 criteria in the row, and copy those rows into Sheet 5:
The word "CENTRE" in all caps
A 10-digit telephone formatted as follows with a closing bracket only "???-???-????)"


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Option Explicit
Sub Copy_CENTRE()
    Dim rng As Range
    Dim cl As Object
    Dim x As Integer
    Dim r As Long
    Dim arrCENTRE() As Variant
   
    arrCENTRE() = Array("???-???-????", "CENTRE")

    r = 2
    Sheets("Sheet1").Activate
    Set rng = Range("A2:A" & Cells.SpecialCells(xlLastCell).Row)
    For Each cl In rng
        For x = 0 To UBound(arrCENTRE())
            If InStr(1, cl.Value, arrCENTRE(x), vbTextCompare) > 0 Then
                Sheets("Sheet5").Cells(r, 1).Value = cl.Value
                r = r + 1
            End If
        Next x
    Next cl
End Sub

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Thanks in advance for your help,
Andrea
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Question by:Andreamary
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by:gowflow
ID: 40325852
If I understand well CENTRE and the phone number could or can be in different cells on the same row right ? or it is either one of them ?
gowflow
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by:Martin Liss
ID: 40325875
Try this

Sub Copy_CENTRE()
    Dim rng As Range
    Dim cl As Object
    Dim x As Integer
    Dim r As Long
    Dim arrCENTRE() As Variant
    
    arrCENTRE() = Array("*???-???-????)*", "CENTRE")

    r = 2
    Sheets("Sheet1").Activate
    Set rng = Range("A2:A" & Cells.SpecialCells(xlLastCell).Row)
    For Each cl In rng
        For x = 0 To UBound(arrCENTRE())
            If cl.Value Like arrCENTRE(x) Then
                Sheets("Sheet5").Cells(r, 1).Value = cl.Value
                r = r + 1
            End If
        Next x
    Next cl
End Sub

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by:gowflow
ID: 40325877
ok here it is:

replace this line
If InStr(1, cl.Value, arrCENTRE(x), vbTextCompare) > 0 Then

by this line
If LCase(cl.Value) Like LCase(arrCENTRE(x)) Then


here is the amended code

Sub Copy_CENTRE()
     Dim rng As Range
     Dim cl As Object
     Dim x As Integer
     Dim r As Long
     Dim arrCENTRE() As Variant
     
     arrCENTRE() = Array("???-???-????", "CENTRE")

     r = 2
     Sheets("Sheet1").Activate
     Set rng = Range("A2:A" & Cells.SpecialCells(xlLastCell).Row)
     For Each cl In rng
         For x = 0 To UBound(arrCENTRE())
             If LCase(cl.Value) Like LCase(arrCENTRE(x)) Then
             'If InStr(1, cl.Value, arrCENTRE(x), vbTextCompare) > 0 Then
                 Sheets("Sheet5").Cells(r, 1).Value = cl.Value
                 r = r + 1
             End If
         Next x
     Next cl
 End Sub

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gowflow
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Expert Comment

by:Martin Liss
ID: 40325893
In my code please change line 8 to

    arrCENTRE() = Array("*???-???-????)*", "*CENTRE*")
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by:gowflow
ID: 40325894
Martin, didn't he mention
The word "CENTRE" in all caps
?
need to lcase or else you wont trap them with the like alone.
gowflow
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Expert Comment

by:Martin Liss
ID: 40325909
Actually if you change my line 8 to

    arrCENTRE() = Array("*???-???-????)*", "*[CENTRE]*")

you ignore "centre" or anything that's not all upper case.
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Author Comment

by:Andreamary
ID: 40325911
Thanks for the quick responses.

I tried your solution, Martin, and while every row pasted into Sheet5 met the second criteria ("???-???-????"), most did not meet the first criteria ("CENTRE").

And Gowflow, I tried your solution and did not get any results in Sheet5.

And just to confirm, Gowflow, that all the rows of data in Sheet1 is in one cell per row — all in column A1 x 54,000 rows— and not spanning several cells/columns.

Hope that helps...

Thanks,
Andrea
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Author Comment

by:Andreamary
ID: 40325917
I tried changing line 8 as suggested, and my results on Sheet5 do not meet either criteria...

Andrea
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Expert Comment

by:Martin Liss
ID: 40325919
I tried your solution, Martin, and while every row pasted into Sheet5 met the second criteria ("???-???-????"), most did not meet the first criteria ("CENTRE").
Please see post ID: 40325909
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by:Martin Liss
ID: 40325922
And if that doesn't work then please show a line that is a problem.
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by:gowflow
ID: 40326030
don't understand how it didn't work here it is in the attach workbook try it

gowflow
copy.xlsm
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by:Andreamary
ID: 40326039
Hi MartinLiss,

I've attached a sample spreadsheet with your macro inserted:

Sheet1 - sample data
Sheet5 - results of running the current macro
Sheet2 - the results I am looking for

Hope this helps...

Thanks,
Andrea
Centre-Tel-Macro.xlsm
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by:gowflow
ID: 40326044
Did you try mine ? the one I attached is the same that I posted earlier !
gowflow
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Author Comment

by:Andreamary
ID: 40326058
Hi Gowflow,

I tried your copy.xlsm but it wasn't doing what I'm looking for. Hopefully my sample Excel file will help illustrate what I'm after...

Thanks,
Andrea
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gowflow earned 500 total points
ID: 40326117
ok her eit is

this is the new macro

Sub Copy_CENTRE()
    Dim rng As Range
    Dim cl As Object
    Dim x As Integer
    Dim r As Long
    Dim arrCENTRE() As Variant
    Dim bPhone As Boolean, bCentre As Boolean
    
    arrCENTRE() = Array("???-???-????", "CENTRE")

    r = 2
    Sheets("Sheet1").Activate
    Set rng = Range("A2:A" & Cells.SpecialCells(xlLastCell).Row)
    For Each cl In rng
        For x = 0 To UBound(arrCENTRE())
            Select Case x
                Case 0  'phone
                    If cl.Value Like "*" & arrCENTRE(x) & "*" Then
                        'Sheets("Sheet3").Cells(r, 1).Value = cl.Value
                        'r = r + 1
                        bPhone = True
                    End If
                    
                Case 1  'centre
                    If InStr(1, cl.Value, arrCENTRE(x)) <> 0 Then
                        'Sheets("Sheet3").Cells(r, 1).Value = cl.Value
                        'r = r + 1
                        bCentre = True
                    End If
            End Select
        Next x
        
        If bPhone And bCentre Then
            Sheets("Sheet3").Cells(r, 1).Value = cl.Value
            r = r + 1
        End If
        
        bPhone = False
        bCentre = False
        
    Next cl
End Sub

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it will give results in sheet3.

For next time pls give a sample from the start to avoid waste of time.
Tks
gowflow
Centre-Tel-Macro-V01.xlsm
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by:Andreamary
ID: 40326155
Thanks so much, Gowflow...works like a charm. My apologies for not providing a sample spreadsheet at the outset...

Andrea
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by:gowflow
ID: 40326213
Glad we were able to pull it thru !
gowflow
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