I am using Office 10.  I am trying to write a macro to do the following:

1. Determine how many rows to print.  Potential print range is D1:H80.  Only want to print however many rows contain data. Print range can change each time macro is run.

2. After printing, name the file with the value in cell "AD1", and save it as a PDF format.

Can you help?  Thanks


Maybe this untested pseudocode.

Sub ABC()
Dim sh as Worksheet
Dim rw as long
set sh = Activesheet
rw = sh.Cells(sh.rows.count, "D").End(xlup).row
sh.Range("D1:H" & rw).Printout
sh.parent.ExportAsFixedFormat Type:=xlTypePDF, _
  Filename:=Thisworkbook.Path & Range("AD1").Text & ".PDF", _
  Quality:=xlQualityStandard, _
End Sub

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