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    Dropdown in vba userform

    how to avoid a user to input text in my dropdown.. all I want is to let the user choose on my items in dropdown list and avoid the user to input text that are not belong to my items in dropdown list
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    Trying to Avoid Select, Selection, ActiveCell

    Hello: I'm trying to avoid using the Select method, so I'm trying ActiveCell. But I've heard I should try to avoid using ActiveCell as well. :confused: Any ideas on firming up this code? Here's what I have: Using Select Range(Selection.End(xlToRight), Selection.Offset(0, 7)).Select...
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    avoid login to microsoft site popup

    I am processing thousands of xls files and randomly I will get a popup that halts my processing. It is a login window (https://login.microsoftonline.com). Why does that come up and how do I avoid this so it does not halt my execution of my code? thanks
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    Sheet1 Not running

    So I have a lot of ComboBox on my sheet1, I cant seem to activate it execpt if I go to sheet2, and then back to Sheet1. Then they function as intended. Is it possible to avoid this process, for it to function properly ??? Thanks in advance
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    How to avoid using SELECT and ACTIVATE?

    i have written this piece of code below, but a friend suggested i avoid using activate and select. i tried re-writing by using WITH but it is not working. what can you guys suggest? thanks. wb2.Activate ws1.Activate rngA.Select Range(rngA, ActiveCell.End(xlDown)).Select...
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    Avoid workbook recalculation (?) when copying & pasting.

    I use Microsoft Excel 2011 on a MacBook Pro. I have a large workbook with hundreds of thousands of values & related formulas in a handful of tabs referencing each other. Working in manual mode is very helpful. When I hit 'recalculating', it usually takes a few seconds, but not a very long time...
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    excel unable to set the formulaarray property of the range class

    how can i break the below array formula to two when loading macro to avoid the limitation of 255 characters? thanks guys. Selection.FormulaArray = _...
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    Extracting data direct from the clipboard, to avoid Select and Paste

    I want to avoid Copy and Paste, but I have to pick up a string from a third-party website. I am trying to do this by taking a value directly off the clipboard, using this procedure. Public tfrString As String Public dataObj As New MSForms.DataObject Function clipIt() Dim jString As String...
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    Run macro one after another

    Is there a way to use a macro to run a macro from another worksheet. For example, I want the macro to run in "worksheet A" then go to "worksheet B" to run a different macro and so on and so forth. What I want to avoid is going from sheet after sheet and clicking.
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    Vlookup with #ref! Error

    In column b from b6 to b11 i have some dates and in column c from c6 to c11 i have some amount. I have a date from column b in e6 and i use in f6 the formula =vlookup(e6,b6:b11,2,0) but the result it gives #ref ! How to avoid this? Please help.
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    Locking Cells

    So I currently have 2 excel files that are identical and file 1 is where data gets entered and it feeds file 2. What I am wondering is it possible to lock a cell in either file once the data has been entered and saved? I am trying to avoid any potential for data in file 1 being deleted by...
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    How to avoid listbox blank row

    Please help me,i want to avoid blank row my code is, Set sh = ThisWorkbook.Sheets("Transaction") vntList = Sheets("Transaction").Range("m6:m10000") ListBox2.List = vntList
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    Using Index and Match and trying to avoid blank cells

    Hi all, I am currently developing a terrain generation system for gaming. I am using Index and Match combined to determine the 'features' in a given zone of the board. The problem I am running into is that the array I am calling on has blank cells and when a blank cell is returned I get a 0...
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    Close just one userform

    Is it somehow possible to close just one userform if I have had two opened? I have a button in userform1 which is calling userform2 but if I close userform 2 both are gone. I know that I can call/show again userform1 but I want to avoid doing it. If I did so I wouldn't keep the chnges I had made.
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    Check backwards comparability of macro enabled spreadsheet?

    I have a 2016 macro enabled Excel file that is causing compile errors when run on 2013 Excel. What is the best way to avoid error like that? Is there a compatibility checker? Or a 2013 emulator? Thank you! Matt
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    How to avoid double , , when combining cell contents?

    Hello, I am using this formula to join address details in one cell: =J2&", "&K2&", "&L2&"" When there is no data in column k or l, what is the technique to avoid having double commas in their place? I do want the comma to appear when there is data in those columns though, so removing it from...
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    If the Second Character in A3 is _ then use X formula if not use Y formula

    Sample data set below shows two separate text options within the column if the data has the _ within the cell I need to run a different formula than the ones without a _. And to avoid mistake the _ should only appear in the second character position. <colgroup><col width="65"...
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    Lookup/Array Formula

    Hi, Would anyone be able to help with the following? I've attached a screenshot for ease. My aim is to return the project codes 101 & 102 - this is because they have values against them in the three Q3 fields. Please note that I also want to avoid duplication ... so if there was two lines...
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    Using array formula to 'vlookup' the lowest value in a list, avoiding blanks

    Hi all, I've been trying to set up a formula to see vlookup the lowest value for a data set that will have multiple numeric values associated with a descriptor. I've found this array formula on this forum: {=MIN(IF($A$2:$A$20=A2,$B$2:$B$20))} That works great, except there are blanks in my...
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    Convert negative numbers to positive within an existing formula

    Hi All, I'm summing a total value, which I know will always be a negative number. Trying to avoid hidden helper cells if possible The current formula is: =SUMIFS('Advance Bill Rec'!T$3:T$2000,'Advance Bill Rec'!K$3:K$2000,D21,'Advance Bill Rec'!U$3:U$2000,">=" & $I$1,'Advance Bill...

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