Filter Table Based on Cell Value Without Exact Match- VBA

jewkes6000

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I am trying to filter a table based on the contents of a certain cell value using a macro. I have something which partially works; however, I want to be able to filter the table if the contents in the specified cell (AC12) are contained in the table. For example, if AC12 contains "R&D", but the column in table has cells which read "Office, R&D", I still want to see the row which contains "Office, R&D". Here is the code I have:

Code:
Sheets("Setup Page").Range("Z26").AutoFilter Field:=5, Criteria1:=Cells(12, 29).Value

Essentially, I'm looking to find out how to make the value in "Cells(12,29)" a wildcard rather than an absolute value (not sure if I'm using correct terminology here).

Thank you in advance for any help.
 

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JoeMo

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Office Version
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Try:"
Criteria1:="*" & Cells(12, 29).Value & "*"
 

mrshl9898

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Perhaps:

VBA Code:
Dim bla As String

bla = Cells(12, 29).Value

Sheets("Setup Page").Range("Z26:Z30").AutoFilter Field:=1, Criteria1:="*" & bla & "*"
 
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