VBA delete row based on cell value

I need to remove rows that do not have one of an array of service codes.
The service codes, for example, would be PO, SO, E2.
These codes are in Column A.
I do not know what the length of the data set would be.

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Saurabh Singh TeotiaCommented:
You can run the following code..it will check for values from row-2 and will do what you are looking for...

Sub deldata()
    Dim i As Long
    i = 2
    Do Until i > Cells(Cells.Rows.Count, "A").End(xlUp).Row
        If InStr(1, Cells(i, "a").Value, "PO", vbTextCompare) = 0 And InStr(1, Cells(i, "a").Value, "SO", vbTextCompare) = 0 And InStr(1, Cells(i, "a").Value, "E2", vbTextCompare) = 0 Then
            i = i + 1
        End If
End Sub

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In your string it will search for PO,SO and E2 and if it doesn't find it..will delete the row..


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pls try in one go

Sub Macro1()

    Set myRange = ActiveSheet.Range(Range("A2"), Range("A" & Cells.Rows.Count))
    myRange.AutoFilter Field:=1, Criteria1:=Array("E2", _
        "PO", "SO"), Operator:=xlFilterValues
End Sub

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Rob HensonFinance AnalystCommented:
Does it have to be done in VBA?

The routine that RGonzo has given above will delete the headers as well, ie everything that is visible.

The routine that he has given uses the Auto Filter process. When a list is Filtered, only those cells that remain visible will be affected by any changes, including deleting of rows. Therefore, if you apply a filter and then as a block select the rows you want rid of, only those will be deleted.

Rob H
Euro5Author Commented:
Thank you!!
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