Selecting, coloring and defining a range

ChuckDrago

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Hi everyone,

For an app under development, I need the user to:
1) Select a range of rows within a single column (say, A5:A15)
2) Color the background of the selected range.
3) Click on a button that opens a UserForm where the selected range is shown ( e.g. within a text box in the UDF, labeled Selected Range:) as "A5:A15" and its new color kept.

The active macro would then merge the cells within the range, write a certain label on it and save the workbook. Further workbook openings will show the range with the written words within and the color background changed.

In researching the web, I came across to this snippet:
<code>
Private Sub Worksheet_SelectionChange(ByVal Target As Range)
With Target
.Worksheet.Cells.FormatConditions.Delete
.FormatConditions.Add xlExpression, , "TRUE"
.FormatConditions(1).Interior.Color = vbYellow
End With
End Sub
</code>
The only thing this allows is to change the color, but it retains neither the selected range color nor its address when clicking the button calling the active macro.

I will appreciate immensely if a modification to above or an alternative code is suggested to attain the sequence of events mentioned above.
Thanks, as usual
Chuck
 

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