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QUESTION: Hi Tom,

Im quite new to VB and would like some assistance in trying to copy the last 8 columns of data into the the last 4 columns of data.

e.g. copying columns "M:T" and pasting in columns "Q"

please note that the last 4 columns contains formulas and would like to retain that in the pasting.

Any assistance would be greatly appreciated

Ebbe

ANSWER: Ebbe,

Range("M:T").EntireColumn.Copy Range("Q:Q").Entirecolumn


copy and paste should copy and paste the formulas


if you didn't want the formulas copied; only the values it would be

Range("M:T").EntireColumn.Copy

Range("Q:Q").Entirecolumn.PasteSpecial xlValues

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Regards,
Tom Ogilvy


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QUESTION: Hi Tom, thanks for the speedy response.

I was looking for a VB code, that would do this for me, as the range to be copied would change evry time. Trying to move away from the manual process.

Again any assistance would be appreciated.

Regards

Ebbe

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Ebbe,

that is VB code.  


It isn't manual

>as the range to be copied would change evry time

Then how do you intend to indicate what ranges to copy and were to copy it?  

Sorry, but I responded to the question asked and provided the code to do what you described.  

Unfortunately I won't be available for a while, so maybe you want to address this with Bob Umlas.  

Sorry, but I can only answer what you ask.

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Regards,
Tom Ogilvy

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