loop through selection to find and replace while catching ex

cavand

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I am trying to create a macro to replace specific text in excel cells. The macro I've created works fine except for certain cells where I get the message 'Formula is too long.' The message appears when I try to find and replace on cells that have a lot of text in them (>1000 characters). Do you have any suggestions for either a way to handle these cells (ideally) or a way to skip over the cells that have too much text? Thanks in advance.
 

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Copy formula down without changing references
If you have =SUM(F2:F49) in F50; type Alt+' in F51 to copy =SUM(F2:F49) to F51, leaving the formula in edit mode. Change SUM to COUNT.
How about switching off alerts;

Application.DisplayAlerts = False

or something like;

If Len(ActiveCell) > 50 Then
 
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