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Excel: Add Paste As Number to Code

Posted on 2015-02-03
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Hello,

I have the following Code:

Sub mac_transfertoPOsummary()
'
' mac_transfertoPOsummary Macro

' This macro copies the information on the PO template and pastes this information to the next available row on the PO Request summary.


Sheets("PO Template").Select
        Range("S12").Select
        Sheets("PO Template").Range("S12").Copy Destination:=Sheets("PO Request Summary").Range("E7").End(xlDown).Offset(1, 0)
        
        
End Sub

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I would like to modify this to paste the value as a number. But I don't know how to add this code correctly:
    Selection.PasteSpecial Paste:=xlPasteValues, Operation:=xlNone, SkipBlanks _
        :=False, Transpose:=False

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Can you help.
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by:Michael74
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No need to use copy/paste for this just use
Sheets("PO Request Summary").Range("E7") = Sheets("PO Template").Range("S12").Value

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If needed you can also format the cell as a number using
Sheets("PO Request Summary").Range("E7").NumberFormat = "0"

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by:dabug80
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Sorry, how does this integrate with my offset code?
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by:Michael74
ID: 40587795
After a second look at your question I believe what you are after is

to copy the value in cell
Sheets("PO Template").Range("S12")

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to
Sheets("PO Request Summary").Range("E7").End(xlDown).Offset(1, 0)

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and ensure that it is displayed as a number

This line will achieve that goal. There is no need to use copy/paste in this case
Sheets("PO Request Summary").Range("E7").End(xlDown).Offset(1, 0) = Sheets("PO Template").Range("S12").Value

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Additionally if the cell is not correctly formated as a number after this operation you fix this using
 Sheets("PO Request Summary").Range("E7").End(xlDown).NumberFormat = "0"

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by:dabug80
ID: 40587804
Thanks. The code copies everything across correctly - but when the macro is run twice, the data is copied to the same location.

It seems like the formula isn't correctly offsetting to the next blank cell with subsequent macro triggers.
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Michael74 earned 500 total points
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Is working correctly for me??

Try changing it to

Sheets("PO Request Summary").Range("E" & Rows.Count).End(xlUp).Offset(1, 0) = Sheets("PO Template").Range("S12").Value

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This finds the first used cell from the bottom up and so allows for some cells in the column to be empty.

If does not work could you please post your workbook
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by:dabug80
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Great. Works perfectly now. Thanks so much for taking the time to troubleshoot with me.
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