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SearchRange = Range("A1", Range("A65536").End(xlUp))
For i = Range("E65536").End(xlUp).Row To 1 Step -1

so that I am not quoting numbers [65536 etc]

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by:Phillip Burton
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Instead of 65536 use:

activesheet.rows.count

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by:Martin Liss
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The problem with activesheet.rows.count is that for example in Excel 2010 it will give you a value of 1048576, so better would be Activesheet.usedrange.rows.count.
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by:Jagwarman
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so how do I put this

SearchRange = Range("A1", Range("A65536").End(xlUp))
For i = Range("E65536").End(xlUp).Row To 1 Step -1

into rows count?
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SearchRange = Range("A1", Range("A" & activesheet.rows.count).End(xlUp))
For i = Range("E" & activesheet.rows.count).End(xlUp).Row To 1 Step -1

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by:Phillip Burton
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>> The problem with activesheet.rows.count is that for example in Excel 2010 it will give you a value of 1048576, so better would be Activesheet.usedrange.rows.count.

I assume that that is what Jagwarman wants - otherwise it's a very odd thing to have in Excel 2010.
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by:Martin Liss
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Well my point is that with activesheet.rows.count his search range will include most likely over a million blank rows, while withActivesheet.usedrange.rows.count the search range will be limited to the actual number of used rows.
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by:Martin Liss
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SearchRange = Activesheet.Usedrange.Rows.Count
For i = SearchRange To 1 Step -1

Note that this could be compressed to
For i = Activesheet.Usedrange.Rows.Count To 1 Step -1
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by:Jagwarman
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not sure why Martin but I can't get yours to to run I get type mismatch at this point

position = InStr(LCase(SearchRange(i, 1)), LCase(targetString))
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by:Martin Liss
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I'm sorry but I misread your original question and in my code SearchRange is a number (of rows) rather than a range, so my response to your question should have been.

SearchRange = Range("A1", Activesheet.usedrange.rows.count)
For i = Activesheet.usedrange.rows.count To 1 Step -1
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by:Jagwarman
ID: 40457846
Martin I am now getting
Method 'Range' of object '_Global' failed

Phillip Burton's works for me so I am going to accept his solution

But thanks for trying
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