Solved

Data Normalization

Posted on 2015-01-18
16
63 Views
Last Modified: 2015-01-26
In the attached sheet "PROBLEM" it has two tabs. "Data" & "Working"

The Data tab gets deleted and replaced almost daily. The working tab is the format to use to handle calculations. When the Data worksheet is imported I would need VBA code to loop through the data one row at a time and split the cell value from being X/X to two cells in the "Working" worksheet.
The primary key field is a unique value.

Cell Y4 on the data worksheet would need to be split into cells AH6 and AJ6 on the working worksheet. And so on through the cells, then the next row.

I have tried formulas but loose everything every time I delete and re-import a new Data worksheet.

Some help here would be appreciated.
PROBLEM.xlsx
0
Comment
Question by:DougDodge
  • 10
  • 6
16 Comments
 
LVL 29

Expert Comment

by:gowflow
Comment Utility
Question:

1) Will the daily data plugged in sheet Data will always start at: Row 4 and the columns from Y to extreme right ?
2) Are columns variable or fixed like always Y to AG or can change ?
3) Will the result in working always plugged in Row 6 and down and Col AH to extreme right ? and also variable columns or fix ?

gowlfow
0
 
LVL 29

Expert Comment

by:gowflow
Comment Utility
Also an other question

1) What about column C on sheet working how is it filled ? should the macro fill it as well ? if yes then presume it is from Col C in Data ?
2) What about the rest of columns in Working I see these are formulas ...

gowflow
0
 
LVL 29

Expert Comment

by:gowflow
Comment Utility
Again it seems you are busy but I got my way around.

Pls check the attached file as I assumed that the data in Data will always start at row 4 and data in Working will always start at row 6 and columns are fixed.

If it is anything different then will adapt to your request.

Here is the code

Sub GetData()
Dim WSD As Worksheet
Dim WSW As Worksheet
Dim MaxRowD As Long, MaxColD As Long, MaxRowW As Long, MaxColW As Long, I As Long, J As Long, K As Long
Dim MinRowD As Long, MinColD As Long, MinRowW As Long, MinColW As Long
Dim dTemp

'---> Set Variables
Set WSW = Sheets("Working")
MinRowW = 6
MaxRowW = WSW.Range("C" & WSW.Rows.Count).End(xlUp).Row
MaxColW = WSW.Cells(MinRowW - 1, WSW.Columns.Count).End(xlToLeft).Column
MinColW = WSW.Cells(MinRowW - 1, MaxColW).End(xlToLeft).Column


Set WSD = Sheets("Data")
MinRowD = 4
MaxRowD = WSD.Range("C" & WSD.Rows.Count).End(xlUp).Row
MaxColD = WSD.Cells(MinRowD - 1, WSD.Columns.Count).End(xlToLeft).Column
MinColD = WSD.Cells(MinRowD - 1, MaxColD).End(xlToLeft).Column


'---> Clear old data
WSW.Range("C" & MinRowW & ":C" & MaxRowW).ClearContents
WSW.Range("AH" & MinRowW & ":BH" & MaxRowW).ClearContents

For I = MinRowD To MaxRowD
    K = 0
    WSW.Cells(I + (MinRowW - MinRowD), "C") = WSD.Cells(I, "C")
    For J = MinColD To MaxColD
        dTemp = Split(WSD.Cells(I, J), "/")
        WSW.Cells(I + (MinRowW - MinRowD), J + K + (MinColW - MinColD)) = dTemp(0)
        WSW.Cells(I + (MinRowW - MinRowD), J + K + (MinColW - MinColD) + 2) = dTemp(1)
        K = K + 2
    Next J
Next I

MsgBox "Data Transfered successfully.", vbInformation

End Sub

Open in new window


Check the attached file as I deleted the data in working (kept the formulas) and run the button Get Data and see if all is ok.

gowflow
PROBLEM-V01.xlsm
0
 

Author Comment

by:DougDodge
Comment Utility
Columns and rows are static.....

Attached is a little more detailed example.

The "Tracking" worksheet is the one that is deleted and replaced all the time..... "MC Tracker Data" is static in the control workbook.
PROBLEM.xlsx
0
 

Author Comment

by:DougDodge
Comment Utility
More detail.....
0
 
LVL 29

Expert Comment

by:gowflow
Comment Utility
What is it a test to see if I pass classes in programming ???

Why didn't you post the correct workbook at the first place ???

gowflow
0
 
LVL 29

Expert Comment

by:gowflow
Comment Utility
Is this what you want ? I adapted the code in the last workbook that you posted.
Pls check and let me know if it is fine.

gowflow
0
 
LVL 29

Accepted Solution

by:
gowflow earned 500 total points
Comment Utility
Ooops I just noticed I did not post the workbook !!!! what a fool I am :( :( soso sorry

here it is.

Pls chk and let me know.
gowflow
PROBLEM-V02.xlsm
0
Threat Intelligence Starter Resources

Integrating threat intelligence can be challenging, and not all companies are ready. These resources can help you build awareness and prepare for defense.

 

Author Comment

by:DougDodge
Comment Utility
Works perfectly.....
0
 

Author Comment

by:DougDodge
Comment Utility
I've requested that this question be closed as follows:

Accepted answer: 0 points for DougDodge's comment #a40570182

for the following reason:

Exactly what I needed..... Thank you.
0
 
LVL 29

Expert Comment

by:gowflow
Comment Utility
I think you closed this question by mistake as you attributed yourself 0 points and acknowledged that The solution that I provided works perfectly.

I activated an objection to this closure so you could correct the closing.
gowflow
0
 
LVL 29

Expert Comment

by:gowflow
Comment Utility
Great !!! :)
gowlfow
0
 

Author Comment

by:DougDodge
Comment Utility
I think I corrected this now..... Amazing, a site with programmers and this is one of the worst sites to navigate and work with....
0
 
LVL 29

Expert Comment

by:gowflow
Comment Utility
I do not understand your comment:


this is one of the worst sites to navigate and work with....
0
 

Author Comment

by:DougDodge
Comment Utility
Hard to do searches.
Notifications button keeps disappearing. It is there when my mouse is over the place it should be, but it rarely shows.
And you I have had issues over closing questions without awarding points correctly.
0
 
LVL 29

Expert Comment

by:gowflow
Comment Utility
ok no problem don't worry you can ask me I will be glad to help. Pls post here any link to any new question you may need help with. We had a rough start at the beginning but after I guess things went smooth.

Hv a good day
gowflow
0

Featured Post

Enabling OSINT in Activity Based Intelligence

Activity based intelligence (ABI) requires access to all available sources of data. Recorded Future allows analysts to observe structured data on the open, deep, and dark web.

Join & Write a Comment

Suggested Solutions

In this article I will provide some simple productivity hacks that will help you use Google to specifically show results from any web site (Experts-Exchange.com in my example), with minimal effort in Chrome and Firefox. I've seen a common theme a…
Microsoft Office Picture Manager was included in Office 2003, 2007, and 2010, but not in Office 2013. Users had hopes that it would be in Office 2016/Office 365, but it is not. Fortunately, the same zero-cost technique that works to install it with …
This video shows where to find templates, what they are used for, and how to create and save a custom template using Microsoft Word.
The viewer will learn how to simulate a series of sales calls dependent on a single skill level and learn how to simulate a series of sales calls dependent on two skill levels. Simulating Independent Sales Calls: Enter .75 into cell C2 – “skill leve…

763 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

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

7 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now