Delete Rows based on 2 criteria

Hi,

Trying to delete rows with a macro. First criteria is that text in a cell does not start with GE WEST and the second criteria is to delete the row if the text in cell D is equal to the Text in Cell A2 on another sheet.

Example included as this is hard to explain.

Edit: The attached example only has a few rows but the working file could have many thousands.

Thanks in advance,

swjtx99
Example.xlsx
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aikimarkCommented:
I placed a value in A3 in Sheet1
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GE WEST LIGHT
<>GE WEST*

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Running this code produces the results you desired.
Sub Q_28711679()
    Dim wks As Worksheet
    Dim rng As Range
    Set wks = Worksheets("Sheet2")      'ActiveSheet
    Application.ScreenUpdating = False
    wks.Range("A1").CurrentRegion.AdvancedFilter Action:=xlFilterInPlace, _
        CriteriaRange:=Worksheets("Sheet1").Range("A1:A3"), Unique:=False
    wks.Range(wks.Range("A2"), wks.Cells.SpecialCells(xlCellTypeLastCell)).Cells.SpecialCells(xlCellTypeVisible).EntireRow.Delete
    wks.ShowAllData
    Application.ScreenUpdating = True
End Sub

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Subodh Tiwari (Neeraj)Excel & VBA ExpertCommented:
Another...
Sub DeleteRows()
Dim ws As Worksheet
Dim lr As Long
Set ws = Sheets("Sheet2")
lr = ws.Cells(Rows.Count, "D").End(xlUp).Row
Application.ScreenUpdating = False
With ws.Rows(1)
    .AutoFilter field:=4, Criteria1:="<>GE WEST*"
    On Error Resume Next
    ws.Range("D2:D" & lr).SpecialCells(xlCellTypeVisible).EntireRow.Delete
    .AutoFilter field:=4, Criteria1:=Sheets("Sheet1").Range("A2").Value
    ws.Range("D2:D" & lr).SpecialCells(xlCellTypeVisible).EntireRow.Delete
    .AutoFilter
End With
Application.ScreenUpdating = True
MsgBox "Rows based on criteria have been deleted successfully.", vbInformation
End Sub

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swjtx99Author Commented:
Hi aikimark & sktneer,

Thank you for your help. Both solutions worked but I'm not able modify Sheet1 to put that into A3 so sktneer's was the best answer. I split the points giving the majority to the best solution because both solutions were very similar. Hope you both think that is fair.

Thanks again,

swjtx99
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Subodh Tiwari (Neeraj)Excel & VBA ExpertCommented:
You're welcome. Glad we could help.
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