Want to win a PS4? Go Premium and enter to win our High-Tech Treats giveaway. Enter to Win


Check Excel range

Posted on 2015-02-03
Medium Priority
Last Modified: 2016-02-10
How to check current selection range with Excel VBA and show

1. Row and cell number
2. Current cell content

Question by:AXISHK
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
LVL 10

Expert Comment

by:Anthony Berenguel
ID: 40587772
to get the address of the current cell

Open in new window

current cell content

Open in new window

LVL 48

Expert Comment

by:Wayne Taylor (webtubbs)
ID: 40587773
1. Row and cell number

    Activecell.Row or Activecell.Column

2. Current cell content


Author Comment

ID: 40587942
But how to loop through all active row and cell and display the content one by one ? Tks
LVL 53

Assisted Solution

Rgonzo1971 earned 800 total points
ID: 40587960

pls try

Sub Macro()
For Each c In Selection
    Debug.Print c.Address
    Debug.Print c.Value
End Sub

Open in new window

LVL 10

Accepted Solution

Anthony Berenguel earned 1200 total points
ID: 40587962
(press ctrl+g from the vba editor to see the immediate window)
Public Sub LoopThroughRange()
    Dim thisRange As Range
    Set thisRange = Selection
    Dim thisCell As Range
    For Each thisCell In thisRange
        Debug.Print "activecell.address: " & thisCell.Address & ", ",
        Debug.Print "activecell.value: " & thisCell.value
End Sub

Open in new window


Featured Post

Free Tool: ZipGrep

ZipGrep is a utility that can list and search zip (.war, .ear, .jar, etc) archives for text patterns, without the need to extract the archive's contents.

One of a set of tools we're offering as a way to say thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

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

When you see single cell contains number and text, and you have to get any date out of it seems like cracking our heads.
Access developers frequently have requirements to interact with Excel (import from or output to) in their applications.  You might be able to accomplish this with the TransferSpreadsheet and OutputTo methods, but in this series of articles I will di…
This Micro Tutorial will demonstrate how to create pivot charts out of a data set. I also added a drop-down menu which allows to choose from different categories in the data set and the chart will automatically update.
Many functions in Excel can make decisions. The most simple of these is the IF function: it returns a value depending on whether a condition you describe is true or false. Once you get the hang of using the IF function, you will find it easier to us…

618 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