Solved

Excel VBA - Sort multiple tables when new items added

Posted on 2015-01-07
3
320 Views
Last Modified: 2015-01-07
Hi Experts,

I have a sheet of single column tables that are ultimately used in data validation on another sheet in the workbook.  I'd like help with adding code to the workbook which would sort any/all of the tables if the user adds a new entry.  Workbook attached.

Appreciate any help you can offer!  Thanks!
EE-TableSortTest.xlsm
0
Comment
Question by:xllvr
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 2
3 Comments
 
LVL 48

Accepted Solution

by:
Martin Liss earned 500 total points
ID: 40536538
Add this code to the LISTS sheet.

Private Sub Worksheet_Change(ByVal Target As Range)
Dim lo As ListObject

For Each lo In Sheets("Lists").ListObjects
    SortTable lo
Next

End Sub

Private Sub Worksheet_SelectionChange(ByVal Target As Range)

End Sub
Private Sub SortTable(lo As ListObject)
   ActiveWorkbook.Worksheets("LISTS").ListObjects(lo.Name).Sort.SortFields _
        .Clear
    ActiveWorkbook.Worksheets("LISTS").ListObjects(lo.Name).Sort.SortFields _
        .Add Key:=Range(GetRange(lo.Range.Columns(1).Column)), SortOn:=xlSortOnValues, Order:= _
        xlAscending, DataOption:=xlSortNormal
    With ActiveWorkbook.Worksheets("LISTS").ListObjects(lo.Name).Sort
        .Header = xlYes
        .MatchCase = False
        .Orientation = xlTopToBottom
        .SortMethod = xlPinYin
        .Apply
    End With
End Sub
Private Function GetRange(col As Integer) As String
    GetRange = Split(Cells(1, col).Address, "$")(1) & ":" & Split(Cells(1, col).Address, "$")(1)
End Function

Open in new window

0
 
LVL 1

Author Closing Comment

by:xllvr
ID: 40536571
This is excellent!  Thanks so much, Martin!
0
 
LVL 48

Expert Comment

by:Martin Liss
ID: 40536611
You're welcome and I'm glad I was able to help.

In my profile you'll find links to some articles I've written that may interest you.
Marty - MVP 2009 to 2014
0

Featured Post

Office 365 Training for Admins - 7 Day Trial

Learn how to provision tenants, synchronize on-premise Active Directory, implement Single Sign-On, customize Office deployment, and protect your organization with eDiscovery and DLP policies.  Only from Platform Scholar.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

This code takes an Excel list of URL’s and adds a header titled “URL List”. It then searches through all URL’s in column “A”, looking for duplicates. When a duplicate is found, it is moved to the top of the list. The duplicate URL’s are then highlig…
After seeing numerous questions for Dynamic Data Validation I notice that most have used Visual Basic to solve the problem. This suggestion is purely formula based and can be used in multiple rows.
This tutorial gives a high-level tour of the interface of Marketo (a marketing automation tool to help businesses track and engage prospective customers and drive them to purchase). You will see the main areas including Marketing Activities, Design …
This Micro Tutorial will demonstrate in Microsoft Excel how to add style and sexy appeal to horizontal bar charts.

622 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question