Increment using last row and first cell

cainey1991

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Hi all,

I am looking for a simple function. I have managed to break it down into small chunks but not getting anywhere with it.

When the macro is run it looks at a table and increments the ID when it adds a row.
IDname
D-1
Bill
D-2Ben

<tbody>
</tbody>

I can add the row but cant increment the ID. I am trying to break it down :
1. Look at last value in the last row and first cell - cannot work out
2. Increment this value by 1

Any help would be great.

D
 

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Michael M

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MAybe this


<b>Excel 2010</b><table cellpadding="2.5px" rules="all" style=";background-color: #FFFFFF;border: 1px solid;border-collapse: collapse; border-color: #BBB"><colgroup><col width="25px" style="background-color: #DAE7F5" /><col /><col /></colgroup><thead><tr style=" background-color: #DAE7F5;text-align: center;color: #161120"><th></th><th>A</th><th>B</th></tr></thead><tbody><tr ><td style="color: #161120;text-align: center;">1</td><td style="color: #333333;background-color: #FAFAFA;;">ID</td><td style="color: #333333;background-color: #FAFAFA;;">name</td></tr><tr ><td style="color: #161120;text-align: center;">2</td><td style="color: #333333;background-color: #FAFAFA;;">D-1</td><td style="color: #333333;background-color: #FAFAFA;;">Bill</td></tr><tr ><td style="color: #161120;text-align: center;">3</td><td style="color: #333333;background-color: #FAFAFA;;">D-2</td><td style="color: #333333;background-color: #FAFAFA;;">Ben</td></tr><tr ><td style="color: #161120;text-align: center;">4</td><td style=";">D -3</td><td style="text-align: right;;"></td></tr><tr ><td style="color: #161120;text-align: center;">5</td><td style=";">D -4</td><td style="text-align: right;;"></td></tr></tbody></table><p style="width:3.6em;font-weight:bold;margin:0;padding:0.2em 0.6em 0.2em 0.5em;border: 1px solid #BBB;border-top:none;text-align: center;background-color: #DAE7F5;color: #161120">Sheet1</p><br /><br /><table width="85%" cellpadding="2.5px" rules="all" style=";border: 2px solid black;border-collapse:collapse;padding: 0.4em;background-color: #FFFFFF" ><tr><td style="padding:6px" ><b>Worksheet Formulas</b><table cellpadding="2.5px" width="100%" rules="all" style="border: 1px solid;text-align:center;background-color: #FFFFFF;border-collapse: collapse; border-color: #BBB"><thead><tr style=" background-color: #DAE7F5;color: #161120"><th width="10px">Cell</th><th style="text-align:left;padding-left:5px;">Formula</th></tr></thead><tbody><tr><th width="10px" style=" background-color: #DAE7F5;color: #161120">A4</th><td style="text-align:left">="D -" & RIGHT(<font color="Blue">A3,1</font>)+1</td></tr><tr><th width="10px" style=" background-color: #DAE7F5;color: #161120">A5</th><td style="text-align:left">="D -" & RIGHT(<font color="Blue">A4,1</font>)+1</td></tr></tbody></table></td></tr></table><br />
 

Michael M

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Better


<b>Excel 2010</b><table cellpadding="2.5px" rules="all" style=";background-color: #FFFFFF;border: 1px solid;border-collapse: collapse; border-color: #BBB"><colgroup><col width="25px" style="background-color: #DAE7F5" /><col /><col /></colgroup><thead><tr style=" background-color: #DAE7F5;text-align: center;color: #161120"><th></th><th>A</th><th>B</th></tr></thead><tbody><tr ><td style="color: #161120;text-align: center;">1</td><td style="color: #333333;background-color: #FAFAFA;;">ID</td><td style="color: #333333;background-color: #FAFAFA;;">name</td></tr><tr ><td style="color: #161120;text-align: center;">2</td><td style="color: #333333;background-color: #FAFAFA;;">D-1</td><td style="color: #333333;background-color: #FAFAFA;;">Bill</td></tr><tr ><td style="color: #161120;text-align: center;">3</td><td style="color: #333333;background-color: #FAFAFA;;">D-2</td><td style="color: #333333;background-color: #FAFAFA;;">Ben</td></tr><tr ><td style="color: #161120;text-align: center;">4</td><td style=";">D -3</td><td style="text-align: right;;"></td></tr><tr ><td style="color: #161120;text-align: center;">5</td><td style=";">D -4</td><td style="text-align: right;;"></td></tr><tr ><td style="color: #161120;text-align: center;">6</td><td style=";">D -5</td><td style="text-align: right;;"></td></tr></tbody></table><p style="width:3.6em;font-weight:bold;margin:0;padding:0.2em 0.6em 0.2em 0.5em;border: 1px solid #BBB;border-top:none;text-align: center;background-color: #DAE7F5;color: #161120">Sheet1</p><br /><br /><table width="85%" cellpadding="2.5px" rules="all" style=";border: 2px solid black;border-collapse:collapse;padding: 0.4em;background-color: #FFFFFF" ><tr><td style="padding:6px" ><b>Worksheet Formulas</b><table cellpadding="2.5px" width="100%" rules="all" style="border: 1px solid;text-align:center;background-color: #FFFFFF;border-collapse: collapse; border-color: #BBB"><thead><tr style=" background-color: #DAE7F5;color: #161120"><th width="10px">Cell</th><th style="text-align:left;padding-left:5px;">Formula</th></tr></thead><tbody><tr><th width="10px" style=" background-color: #DAE7F5;color: #161120">A4</th><td style="text-align:left">="D -"& ABS(<font color="Blue">MID(<font color="Red">A3,FIND(<font color="Green">"-",A3,1</font>),99</font>)</font>)+1</td></tr><tr><th width="10px" style=" background-color: #DAE7F5;color: #161120">A5</th><td style="text-align:left">="D -"& ABS(<font color="Blue">MID(<font color="Red">A4,FIND(<font color="Green">"-",A4,1</font>),99</font>)</font>)+1</td></tr><tr><th width="10px" style=" background-color: #DAE7F5;color: #161120">A6</th><td style="text-align:left">="D -"& ABS(<font color="Blue">MID(<font color="Red">A5,FIND(<font color="Green">"-",A5,1</font>),99</font>)</font>)+1</td></tr></tbody></table></td></tr></table><br />
 

Michael M

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It can be applied to VBA
Try
Code:
Private Sub worksheet_change(ByVal target As Range)
lr = Cells(Rows.Count, "B").End(xlUp).Row
If target.Count > 1 Then Exit Sub
If Intersect(target, Range("B2:B" & lr)) Is Nothing Then Exit Sub
x = 1
For r = 2 To lr
    Range("A" & r).Value = "D- " & x
    x = x + 1
Next r
End Sub
 

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