Excel VBA Format all cells with same value in a column yellow fill

Hi

What Excel VBA code would I use to find and format all cells in column B
with the same value (e.g. xyz) with a background fill colour of yellow
Murray BrownMicrosoft Cloud Azure/Excel Solution DeveloperAsked:
Who is Participating?
I wear a lot of hats...

"The solutions and answers provided on Experts Exchange have been extremely helpful to me over the last few years. I wear a lot of hats - Developer, Database Administrator, Help Desk, etc., so I know a lot of things but not a lot about one thing. Experts Exchange gives me answers from people who do know a lot about one thing, in a easy to use platform." -Todd S.

Rgonzo1971Commented:
Hi,

pls try

Sub Macro()
strText = "xyz"

With Application.ReplaceFormat.Interior
    .Pattern = xlSolid
    .PatternColorIndex = xlAutomatic
    .Color = 65535
    .TintAndShade = 0
    .PatternTintAndShade = 0
End With
Range("B:B").Replace strText, strText, xlWhole, , , , , True


End Sub

Open in new window

Regards
Murray BrownMicrosoft Cloud Azure/Excel Solution DeveloperAuthor Commented:
Hi. Does that format just column B
Rgonzo1971Commented:
Yes it should

line 11

Range("B:B"). etc.
Amazon Web Services

Are you thinking about creating an Amazon Web Services account for your business? Not sure where to start? In this course you’ll get an overview of the history of AWS and take a tour of their user interface.

Murray BrownMicrosoft Cloud Azure/Excel Solution DeveloperAuthor Commented:
Hi. It looks like that line just replaces values not formats in the column, or am I missing something
Rgonzo1971Commented:
The True at the end is for Replace format

Is there Conditional Formatting  in these cells?

Experts Exchange Solution brought to you by

Your issues matter to us.

Facing a tech roadblock? Get the help and guidance you need from experienced professionals who care. Ask your question anytime, anywhere, with no hassle.

Start your 7-day free trial
Murray BrownMicrosoft Cloud Azure/Excel Solution DeveloperAuthor Commented:
great thanks. No conditional formatting
It's more than this solution.Get answers and train to solve all your tech problems - anytime, anywhere.Try it for free Edge Out The Competitionfor your dream job with proven skills and certifications.Get started today Stand Outas the employee with proven skills.Start learning today for free Move Your Career Forwardwith certification training in the latest technologies.Start your trial today
Microsoft Excel

From novice to tech pro — start learning today.