find/search in comments?

noisepoet

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I have hundreds of cells of data, all of which also contain comments. How can I search for specific information within comments?
 

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Anthony47

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  2. 2010
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You can use the Find command: Edit /Find; in the Find window you will have the possibility of choosing Search in "Comments".

With vba, you have to specify "xlComments" in the LookIn option; for example:
Cells.Find(What:="WORD", After:=ActiveCell, LookIn:=xlComments, LookAt:= _
xlPart, SearchOrder:=xlByRows, SearchDirection:=xlNext, MatchCase:=False _
, SearchFormat:=False).Activate

Does this help? Bye.
 

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