column selection in vba

aviadht

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parameter 1: col1
parameter 2:col2

and the next one not working: columns(col1,col2).select

why ?

Aviad
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Its rarely necessary to select.

But here you go:

Code:
Sub test()
Dim col1 As Long, col2 As Long
col1 = 5: col2 = 17
Range(Columns(col1), Columns(col2)).Select
End Sub
 

aviadht

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ok, thank you..it works..but now i have another question (-:

asume that i'm on activecell and i want the parameter (integer) "colnum" to get te activecell column number. for example column b number is 2.

how can i do that ?

Regards,
Aviad
 

Scott Huish

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Office Version
  1. 365
  2. 2010
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  1. Windows
Code:
Sub test()
Dim col1 As Long, col2 As Long
col1 = ActiveCell.Column: col2 = 17
Range(Columns(col1), Columns(col2)).Select
End Sub
 

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