Find an exact value not on the activesheet

tiredofit

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Following from my earlier post:

Code:
https://www.mrexcel.com/board/threads/find-value-not-on-activesheet.1156291/#post-5606422

the code to find a value on another sheet is as follows:

Code:
Dim abc
    
abc = Sheet1.Cells.Find(What:="somevalue", _
                       LookIn:=xlFormulas, _
                       LookAt:=xlPart, _
                       SearchOrder:=xlByRows, _
                       SearchDirection:=xlNext, _
                       MatchCase:=False, _
                       SearchFormat:=False)

but I noticed this found the value, "somevalue".

If I want to fine variants of it, eg "somevalue1", "somevalue2", etc. I think I would need to add a wildcard like so:

Code:
Dim abc
    
abc = Sheet1.Cells.Find(What:="somevalue*", _
                       LookIn:=xlFormulas, _
                       LookAt:=xlPart, _
                       SearchOrder:=xlByRows, _
                       SearchDirection:=xlNext, _
                       MatchCase:=False, _
                       SearchFormat:=False)

but what if I only want to find the EXACT value of "somevalue*" (and not its variants)?
 

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Fluff

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Change xlPart to xlWhole & use "somevalue~*"
 
Solution

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