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EXCEL: HYPERLINK WITH DYNAMIC XLS FILE

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Hello,
I have a Excel file with odbc connexion.
for the sample I need the following:

col A - data
col B - URL
col C - data

is there a way to make automatically col B hyperlink link ?
I know how to do it with normal xls spreed but not with dynamic ...
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Question by:bruno_boccara
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by:Simon
ID: 40470217
Would it be acceptable to put a formula column to the right of the results columns?
=HYPERLINK(B1)
or make the dynamic columns hidden and create 3 columns to the right so you have
=A1
=HYPERLINK(B1)
=C1
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by:Tapan Pattanaik
ID: 40470219
Hi bruno_boccara,

If you don't want to create a macro and as long as you don't mind an additional column, then just create a new column alongside your column of URLs. (here, col B)

In the new column type in the formula =HYPERLINK(B). Then copy the formula down the rest of the  entries.
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by:bruno_boccara
ID: 40470247
I do not want to add manually formula.

If I have to create a macro , it is also ok with me. what will be the macro ?
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by:Tapan Pattanaik
ID: 40470285
Public Sub Convert_To_Hyperlinks()
    Dim Cell As Range
    For Each Cell In Intersect(Selection, ActiveSheet.UsedRange)
        If Cell <> "" Then
            ActiveSheet.Hyperlinks.Add Cell, Cell.Value
        End If
    Next
End Sub
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Hakan Yılmaz earned 2000 total points
ID: 40472199
You may try this.

Sub MakeRangeHyper(ByRef LinkRange As Range)
      Dim iterCell As Range
      For Each iterCell In Intersect(LinkRange, LinkRange.Worksheet.UsedRange)
            LinkRange.Worksheet.Hyperlinks.Add iterCell, iterCell.Value2
      Next iterCell
End Sub

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You should call this sub with a reference to cells that have link addresses. Example:

Sub StartHyper()
    MakeRangeHyper ActiveWorkbook.ActiveSheet.UsedRange
    MakeRangeHyper ActiveWorkbook.ActiveSheet.Range("B4:B5")
    MakeRangeHyper ThisWorkbook.Worksheets("Sheet1").Range("B4:B5")
End Sub

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by:bruno_boccara
ID: 40512706
Please let the question open.
did not have time to check the solution.
But it is very important for me.

Regards.
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by:Martin Liss
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