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Posted on 2016-11-23
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Hello,
Can you please help with a Sub ,
I need to lookup the Tracking in Column "C" inside cells in column "B".
if tracking found, highlight both tracking numbers. (Red Bold Font), and in column "D" enter Line Number Found in.

Your help is appreciate.
Sample attached.
-Sample.xlsx
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Question by:W.E.B
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by:Rgonzo1971
ID: 41900160
Hi,

pls try
Sub macro()
For Each c In Range(Range("C2"), Range("C" & Rows.Count).End(xlUp))
    For Each c1 In Range(Range("B2"), Range("B" & Rows.Count).End(xlUp))
        If c1 Like "*" & c.Value & "*" Then
            pos = InStr(1, c1.Value, c.Value)
            Ln = Len(c.Value)
            With c
                .Font.Bold = True
                .Font.Color = vbRed
            End With
            With c1.Characters(pos, Ln)
                .Font.Bold = True
                .Font.Color = vbRed
            End With
            Range("D" & Rows.Count).End(xlUp).Offset(1) = c1.Row
            Exit For
        End If
    Next
Next
End Sub

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by:W.E.B
ID: 41900366
Hello  Rgonzo1971,
Thank you very much.
it worked.
the only thing (which is my fault, I didn't add to the sample file), if the tracking number was found on multiple lines.
is it possible to show both lines it's found on.

Also,
when I run the sub more than once, the line numbers keep showing for empty cells.

Sample attached.
Thanks again.
-Sample.xlsx
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Rgonzo1971 earned 500 total points
ID: 41900377
then try
Sub Macro1()
Range(Range("D2"), Range("D" & Rows.Count)).ClearContents
For Each c1 In Range(Range("B2"), Range("B" & Rows.Count).End(xlUp))
    For Each c In Range(Range("C2"), Range("C" & Rows.Count).End(xlUp))
        If c1 Like "*" & c.Value & "*" Then
            pos = InStr(1, c1.Value, c.Value)
            Ln = Len(c.Value)
            With c
                .Font.Bold = True
                .Font.Color = vbRed
            End With
            With c1.Characters(pos, Ln)
                .Font.Bold = True
                .Font.Color = vbRed
            End With
            c.Offset(, 1) = IIf(c.Offset(, 1) = "", c1.Row, c.Offset(, 1) & ", " & c1.Row)
        End If
    Next
Next
End Sub

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by:W.E.B
ID: 41900379
Awesome,
Thank you very much.
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