Column Letter of Cell Address

HunterN

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Hi,

How do I return a column letter of a cell address? Each time I
open the page there will be a different amount of columns that
have data in them.

The columns are contiguous.

Thanks much,
Nancy :oops:
 

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Datsmart

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This will list the Column Letter of the active cell.
Code:
MsgBox Chr(ActiveCell.Column + 64)
 

Oaktree

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=MID(CELL("Address",A1),2,SEARCH("@",SUBSTITUTE(CELL("Address",A1),"$","@",2))-2)

Where A1 is the cell whose column letter you'd like to return.

John: I think the CHAR(64+) method fails with column AA or greater
 

Norie

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Nancy

Do you actually need the column letter?
 

Scott Huish

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Perhaps:

=SUBSTITUTE(ADDRESS(1,COLUMN(A1),4),1,"")
 

HunterN

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All of these examples are giving me an error.

myTestAdd = Substitute(Address(1, Column(A1), 4), 1, "")

Error is

Sub or Function not defined

Column is highlighted.

Thanks, Nancy
 

Norie

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Nancy

Column and Address are worksheet functions.

Like I asked, do you really need the actual column letter?
 

Richard Schollar

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Nancy

Can you tell us why you need the column letter? Is it because you wish to refer to that column later in your code?

Richard
 

HunterN

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Richard,

Yes I do need to refer to it in the code later on.

Nancy
 

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