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Clear work area of selected column

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The macro below collates and copies data from one workbook to another based on the highlighted column fields. Before doing that work, it clears the work area:

cs.Range("A9:XFD99999").Value = ""

I need the code to only clear the data area of highlighted column starting at row 9, not the entire area A9:XFD99999.

This is a continuation of question :
http://www.experts-exchange.com/Software/Office_Productivity/Office_Suites/MS_Office/Excel/Q_28588137.html#a40542987


Sub test()

Application.ScreenUpdating = False
Dim cw, nw As Workbook
Dim cs, ns As Worksheet

Set cw = ActiveWorkbook
Set cs = cw.Sheets(1)

cs.Range("A9:XFD99999").Value = ""

lastrow = cs.Cells(cs.Rows.Count, "A").End(xlUp).Row 'important for sheet names check
If lastrow < 10 Then
    lastrow = 10
End If
lastcol = cs.Cells(7, cs.Columns.Count).End(xlToLeft).Column 'to check how many files to open and read

    addedcounter = 0
'For cols = 2 To lastcol Step 1
    'open file
For Each col In Selection.EntireColumn.Columns
 cols = col.Column
 
    Set nw = Workbooks.Add(cs.Cells(7, cols).Value & "\" & cs.Cells(8, cols).Value)
    For Each foundsheet In nw.Sheets
        foundsheet_bool = False
        For foundrows = 10 To (lastrow + addedcounter) Step 1
            If foundsheet.Name = CStr(cs.Cells(foundrows, 1).Value) Then
                'found correct sheet, now find col_y last number
                foundsheet_bool = True
                lasty = foundsheet.Cells(foundsheet.Rows.Count, "y").End(xlUp).Row
                lasts = foundsheet.Cells(foundsheet.Rows.Count, "s").End(xlUp).Row
                If lasty > lasts Then
                    cs.Cells(foundrows, cols).Value = foundsheet.Cells(lasty, 25).Value
                Else
                    cs.Cells(foundrows, cols).Value = foundsheet.Cells(lasts, 19).Value
                End If
            End If
        Next
       
        If Not (foundsheet_bool) Then
               
                cs.Cells(lastrow + addedcounter, 1).Value = foundsheet.Name
                For foundrows = 10 To (lastrow + addedcounter) Step 1
                    If foundsheet.Name = CStr(cs.Cells(foundrows, 1).Value) Then
                        'found correct sheet, now find col_y last number
                        lasty = foundsheet.Cells(foundsheet.Rows.Count, "y").End(xlUp).Row
                        lasts = foundsheet.Cells(foundsheet.Rows.Count, "s").End(xlUp).Row
                        If lasty > lasts Then
                            cs.Cells(foundrows, cols).Value = foundsheet.Cells(lasty, 25).Value
                        Else
                            cs.Cells(foundrows, cols).Value = foundsheet.Cells(lasts, 19).Value
                        End If
                    End If
                Next
                addedcounter = addedcounter + 1
        End If
    Next
    nw.Close
       
Next

    With ActiveWorkbook.Worksheets("Data").Sort
        .SetRange Range("A10:EW" & lastrow + addedcounter)
        .Header = xlNo
        .MatchCase = False
        .Orientation = xlTopToBottom
        .Apply
    End With

Application.ScreenUpdating = True
End Sub
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bikeski
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bikeski
1 Solution
 
KimputerCommented:
Ouch, let this last part slip through my hands. Here's the updated code:

Sub test()

Application.ScreenUpdating = False
Dim cw, nw As Workbook
Dim cs, ns As Worksheet

Set cw = ActiveWorkbook
Set cs = cw.Sheets(1)

lastrow = cs.Cells(cs.Rows.Count, "A").End(xlUp).Row 'important for sheet names check
If lastrow < 10 Then
    lastrow = 10
End If
lastcol = cs.Cells(7, cs.Columns.Count).End(xlToLeft).Column 'to check how many files to open and read

    addedcounter = 0
'For cols = 2 To lastcol Step 1
    'open file
For Each col In Selection.EntireColumn.Columns
 cols = col.Column
	cs.Range(cs.Cells(9, cols), cs.Cells(9999, cols)).Value = ""
    Set nw = Workbooks.Add(cs.Cells(7, cols).Value & "\" & cs.Cells(8, cols).Value)
    For Each foundsheet In nw.Sheets
        foundsheet_bool = False
        For foundrows = 10 To (lastrow + addedcounter) Step 1
            If foundsheet.Name = CStr(cs.Cells(foundrows, 1).Value) Then
                'found correct sheet, now find col_y last number
                foundsheet_bool = True
                lasty = foundsheet.Cells(foundsheet.Rows.Count, "y").End(xlUp).Row
                lasts = foundsheet.Cells(foundsheet.Rows.Count, "s").End(xlUp).Row
                If lasty > lasts Then
                    cs.Cells(foundrows, cols).Value = foundsheet.Cells(lasty, 25).Value
                Else
                    cs.Cells(foundrows, cols).Value = foundsheet.Cells(lasts, 19).Value
                End If
            End If
        Next
        
        If Not (foundsheet_bool) Then
                
                cs.Cells(lastrow + addedcounter, 1).Value = foundsheet.Name
                For foundrows = 10 To (lastrow + addedcounter) Step 1
                    If foundsheet.Name = CStr(cs.Cells(foundrows, 1).Value) Then
                        'found correct sheet, now find col_y last number
                        lasty = foundsheet.Cells(foundsheet.Rows.Count, "y").End(xlUp).Row
                        lasts = foundsheet.Cells(foundsheet.Rows.Count, "s").End(xlUp).Row
                        If lasty > lasts Then
                            cs.Cells(foundrows, cols).Value = foundsheet.Cells(lasty, 25).Value
                        Else
                            cs.Cells(foundrows, cols).Value = foundsheet.Cells(lasts, 19).Value
                        End If
                    End If
                Next
                addedcounter = addedcounter + 1
        End If
    Next
    nw.Close
        
Next

    With ActiveWorkbook.Worksheets("Data").Sort
        .SetRange Range("A10:EW" & lastrow + addedcounter)
        .Header = xlNo
        .MatchCase = False
        .Orientation = xlTopToBottom
        .Apply
    End With

Application.ScreenUpdating = True
End Sub

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bikeskiAuthor Commented:
Thanks Kimputer, that did it.
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