Walking through a column row by row.

bountiful

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So hopefully you can see what I'm trying to do. The title pretty much describes it all. Plz halp

Code:
Sub changeData()
    'Application.ScreenUpdating = False ' faster for modifying values on sheet
    Dim header As String
    Dim numRows As Long
    Dim col As Long, y As Long, a As Integer
    Dim c As Excel.Range
    header = "Search:" ' header name to find
    Set c = ActiveSheet.Range("1:1").Find(header, LookIn:=xlValues)
    If Not c Is Nothing Then
        col = c.Column
        'y = Range(c.Offset(1), c.End(xlDown))
        c.Offset(1).Select
        
    Else
        ' can't work with it
        Exit Sub
    End If
    a = 1
    While c(a) <> ""
        c(a).Select
        If c(a) = c.Offset(a + 1) Then
        c(a).Offset(0, 1) = "IT WORKED"
        a = a + 1
        Else
        a = a + 1
        End If
    ' (whatever this is)
    Wend
you see, my problem is that it's skipping some of the steps that it should do.
 

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RickXL

MrExcel MVP
Joined
Sep 9, 2013
Messages
4,328
Hi,

I think you are trying to do this:

Code:
Sub changeData()
    'Application.ScreenUpdating = False ' faster for modifying values on sheet
    Dim header As String
    Dim numRows As Long
    Dim col As Long, y As Long, a As Integer
    Dim c As Excel.Range
    header = "Search:" ' header name to find
    Set c = ActiveSheet.Range("1:1").Find(header, LookIn:=xlValues)
    If Not c Is Nothing Then
        col = c.Column
        'y = Range(c.Offset(1), c.End(xlDown))
        c.Offset(1).Select
        
    Else
        ' can't work with it
        Exit Sub
    End If
    a = 1
    While c(a) <> ""
        c(a).Select
        If c(a) = c.Offset(1) Then
            c(a).Offset(0, 1) = "IT WORKED"
            a = a + 1
        Else
            a = a + 1
        End If
    ' (whatever this is)
    Wend
End Sub
 
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