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Sub Button4_Click()

' ****** Copies the frame contents from HPSM to Excel
Dim IE As Object
Dim shellWins As New ShellWindows

For Each IE In shellWins
    If IE.LocationName = "HP Service Manager" Then
        On Error Resume Next
        IE.ExecWB OLECMDID_SELECTALL, OLECMDEXECOPT_DODEFAULT
        IE.ExecWB OLECMDID_COPY, OLECMDEXECOPT_DODEFAULT
        Dim MyData As DataObject
        Set MyData = New DataObject
        MyData.GetFromClipboard
        Columns("A:E").Select
        Selection.ClearContents
        Cells(1, 1).Select
        ActiveSheet.PasteSpecial Format:="HTML", Link:=False, DisplayAsIcon:= _
                False, NoHTMLFormatting:=True
    End If
Next

Set shellWins = Nothing
Set IE = Nothing

On Error Resume Next

' ****** Sorts results by FST login
    Columns("A:A").Select
    ActiveWorkbook.Worksheets("Sheet1").Sort.SortFields.Clear
    ActiveWorkbook.Worksheets("Sheet1").Sort.SortFields.Add Key:=Range("A1"), _
        SortOn:=xlSortOnValues, Order:=xlAscending, DataOption:=xlSortNormal
    With ActiveWorkbook.Worksheets("Sheet1").Sort
        .SetRange Range("A1:A1000")
        .Header = xlNo
        .MatchCase = False
        .Orientation = xlTopToBottom
        .SortMethod = xlPinYin
        .Apply
    End With

' ****** Clears unneeded colums from results
    Columns("B:E").Select
    Selection.ClearContents
    Cells(1, 1).Select
    
    Dim i As Integer
    i = 1

' ****** Breaks apart copied FST & count into 2 columns
' BEFORE: Assigned: Benjamin.Pyne (5 items)
' AFTER: Benjamin.Pyne | 5
    Do While Cells(i, 1).Value <> ""
        If Left(Cells(i, 1).Value, 8) <> "Assigned" Then
            Cells(i, 1).ClearContents
        Else
            Dim uName As String
            Dim qCount As Double
            
            Cells(i, 1).Value = Replace(Cells(i, 1).Value, "Assigned: ", "")
            uName = Split(Cells(i, 1).Value, " (")(0)
            qCount = Replace(Split(Cells(i, 1).Value, " (")(1), " items)", "")
            Cells(i, 1) = uName
            Cells(i, 2) = Val(qCount)
        End If
        i = i + 1
    Loop

' ****** Adds header Row
    Range("A1:B1").Select
    Selection.Insert Shift:=xlDown, CopyOrigin:=xlFormatFromLeftOrAbove
    Range("A1").Value = "FST"
    Range("B1").Value = "Count"

End Sub

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by:omgang
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The code is being called from a button click.  Do you want to add a button to a different worksheet and call the same code?  Or do you want the code to process a different worksheet?  It's explicitly referencing Sheet1 now.
OM Gang
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by:kbay808
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I want to assign the macro to a button on a different sheet.  The problem is that the macro will run on that sheet an not on the target sheet.
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OK
So change the code so that it references a specific sheet instead of the current one

Change
        Columns("A:E").Select
        Selection.ClearContents
        Cells(1, 1).Select
        ActiveSheet.PasteSpecial Format:="HTML", Link:=False, DisplayAsIcon:= _
                False, NoHTMLFormatting:=True

To
        Sheets("Sheet1").Activate
        ActiveSheet.Columns("A:E").Select
        Selection.ClearContents
        ActiveSheet.Cells(1, 1).Select
        ActiveSheet.PasteSpecial Format:="HTML", Link:=False, DisplayAsIcon:= _
                False, NoHTMLFormatting:=True

Then when you call the macro from a button on another sheet it will still process on Sheet1.
OM Gang
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by:kbay808
ID: 40580963
It worked!!!  Thanks
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