Replace data in one column

shield5

New Member
Joined
Oct 1, 2013
Messages
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Hi,

I have a two long column of data that look like this:

B C

Alabama AL
Alaska AK
Arizona AZ

my goal is to find and replace the data in column A with the matching data in column C

For example if I type Alabama in cell A4 it will change to AL and so on.
Is there a VBA macro to replace the data once entered in column A to make look like this?

A

AZ
AK
AL


Thanks
 

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wideboydixon

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Joined
Jun 2, 2016
Messages
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I think this would achieve what you're after in a macro:

Code:
Public Sub ReplaceColumnA()

Dim lastRow As Long
Dim thisRow As Long
Dim foundRow

lastRow = Cells(Rows.Count, "A").End(xlUp).Row
For thisRow = 1 To lastRow
    foundRow = Application.Match(Cells(thisRow, "A").Value, Range("B:B"), 0)
    If Not IsError(foundRow) Then Cells(thisRow, "A").Value = Cells(foundRow, "C").Value
Next thisRow

End Sub

WBD
 

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