Macro Help: Add 30 rows after selected row

ACF0303

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By way of explanation, I am going crazy breaking down some data that was compiled as totals rather than line by line. So..after
each process type, I need to add 30 blank rows and then add the dates September 1 - 30, 2014 to those rows. And go through a lot of other manual stuff to normalize the data. Anything to make this faster would e welcome. Sine I am repeatedly adding 30 rows, I thought maybe a macro.....turns out my limited knowledge of VBA doesn't go that far.... Any help greatly appreciated!

Cathy
 

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NeonRedSharpie

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Code:
Sub addRowsAndDate()

    For x = 30 To 1 Step -1
        With Selection
            .Insert Shift:=xlDown, CopyOrigin:=xlFormatFromLeftOrAbove
            .Value = "9/" & x & "/2014"
        End With
    Next x
End Sub

Something like this?
 

MARK858

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or possibly a non-looping method (you might need to reverse the 1 and 9 in CDate as I am in UK regional settings)

Rich (BB code):
Sub insertit()
    Application.ScreenUpdating = False
    Rows(Selection.Row).Resize(30).Insert Shift:=xlDown
    Cells(Selection.Row, "A").Value = CDate("1/9/14")
    Cells(Selection.Row, "A").AutoFill Destination:=Cells(Selection.Row, 1).Resize(30), Type:=xlFillDefault
    Application.ScreenUpdating = True
End Sub
 
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ACF0303

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I appreciate the quick response. This isn't working quite as I need it to. I need the macro to add 30 new rows below the selected cell. This is just repopulating 30 existing rows with dates so no joy....

Thanks for the effort though!
Cathy
 

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This isn't working quite as I need it to. I need the macro to add 30 new rows below the selected cell.

ACFO303, Which code/post are you replying to?
 

NeonRedSharpie

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ACFO303, Which code/post are you replying to?


I assume he's replying to mine because I was an idiot. I didn't offset anything so it just wrote over the selected cell. See below edited.

Code:
Sub addRowsAndDate()

    For x = 30 To 1 Step -1
        With Selection
            .Offset(1, 0).Insert Shift:=xlDown, CopyOrigin:=xlFormatFromLeftOrAbove
            .Offset(1, 0).Value = "9/" & x & "/2014"
        End With
    Next x
End Sub
 

ACF0303

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Neon, you are not an idiot. But, yes I was replying to you initially. And "he's" a "she."

Thanks though!
Cathy
 

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