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Hi,
I can see the background color of the cells is like the attached. How to put the same background color to other cells, using VBA codes?
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BTW, when running "CopyFromRecordset" within VBA codes, is there any way to get known how many records have been retrieved?
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Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3] earned 500 total points
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to set the color of a cell (range), you use:
cell.Interior.Color = vbGreen
or any other RGB color index
cell.Interior.Color = RGB(127, 187, 199)
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by:Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3]
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>when running "CopyFromRecordset" within VBA codes, is there any way to get known how many records have been retrieved?

only from checking the recordset property (rowcount) after the action;
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what should be the syntax of rowcount? Thanks
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Hi,
I'm retrieving records from AS 400, using these

    Dim cn As ADODB.Connection
    Dim strCNT As String, strSQL As String, strSQL2 As String, strSQL3 As String, strSQL4 As String, strSQL5 As String, strSQL6 As String
    Dim cnt As Integer, rw As Integer
    Dim rs4 As ADODB.Recordset
    Dim rs5 As ADODB.Recordset
    Dim rs6 As ADODB.Recordset
    
    strCNT = IS5ConnectionString()
    Set cn = CreateObject("ADODB.Connection")
    cn.ConnectionTimeout = SQL_TIMEOUT
    cn.Open strCNT
    
    strSQL4 = "SELECT SAAB,SAAN,SAAS,SAAPP,SABRNM,c.scact,SAPOD,SAPBR,SAPSQ,SAVFR,SADRF,SATCD,SACCY,SAAMA FROM " & HOST_LIB_EQ & "." & TBL_FM & " a," & HOST_LIB_EQ & "." & "scpf c where length(ltrim(rtrim(cast(SAPOD as char(12)))))=7 and substring(ltrim(rtrim(cast(SAPOD as char(12)))),2,6)='150130' and ltrim(rtrim(SACCY))='USD' and ltrim(rtrim(a.saan))=ltrim(rtrim(c.scan)) and ltrim(rtrim(a.saas))=ltrim(rtrim(c.scas)) and ltrim(rtrim(SAPBR))='@@AR'"
    
    Set rs4 = CreateObject("ADODB.Recordset")
    rs4.Open strSQL4, cn, adOpenForwardOnly, adLockReadOnly, adCmdText
    
    Worksheets("EQ System Gen FX").Cells.ClearFormats
    Worksheets("EQ System Gen FX").Cells(2, 1).Value = "Overnight Position Revaluation"
    Worksheets("EQ System Gen FX").Range("A5").CopyFromRecordset rs4
    cnt = rs4.RecordCount
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I don't know why cnt in above does return "-1", while I can see there are 18 records retrieved already.
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by:Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3]
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I guess this is due to:
adOpenForwardOnly

which may have the effect of not filling that property
I don't see any other solution ...
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by:HuaMinChen
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Thanks. One last thing, what to assign to the cell if I expect to bracket the amount, when its value is negative?
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by:Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3]
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the format needs to be like this:
#.##0;(-#.##0)

in vba, you assign that to the numberFormat property of the range:

  Dim r As Range
  Set r = Range("B:B")
  r.NumberFormat = "#.##0;(-#.##0)"

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Many thanks. I put these

    Range("N" & (11 + cnt + cnt2)).NumberFormat = "#.##0;(-#.##0)"
    Range("N" & (11 + cnt + cnt2)).Formula = "=Sum(N" & (11 + cnt) & ":N" & (10 + cnt + cnt2) & ")"
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but it is showing

(-9278769.0)

which is confusing, right?
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by:Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3]
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but what do you want? without the minus sign?
in which case you just remove the " - " from the format
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