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QUESTION: Hi

Hope you are able to help.

On sheet1, A1, A2, A3, to A8 have data. These data are constantly changing. These data come from external data acquisition.

On Sheet2, at an interval of say 1 minute, to capture the data in Sheet1 A1 to A8 and put into Sheet2 A1 to A8 together with a date and time stamp. In the next minute, to put the data into B1 to B8, and in the 3nd minute, to put the data into C1 to C8 and so on. So after 2 hours, there should be 120 rows of data, enough to monitor the change of data over a 2-hour duration.

Help need to create all the formula for sheet2?

Thank You

Puah

ANSWER: This works...

Public n As Integer

Sub Auto_Open()

Application.OnTime Now + 1/1440, "post" 'one minute

End Sub

Sub post()

Sheets(1).Range("A1:A8").Copy

Sheets(2).Range("A1").Offset(0, n).PasteSpecial

n = n + 1

Application.CutCopyMode = False

if n<120 then Auto_Open

End Sub

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QUESTION: Thank Bob for your prompt response. I'm not familiar with programming and how to put this code into excel. Can you point to me which I can learn this online. Thank again.

ANSWER: Copy all I gave you as an answer, then press Alt/F11, then Insert/Module, then Paste.

To get back to excel, press Alt/Q.

If this is currently a file with an xlsx extension it will need to be changed to xlsm (xls is fine).

The file needs to be saved.

Next time you open the file it will all happen automatically.

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QUESTION: It works!

However, I have the cells orientation mixed up and named the wrong cells. The question should read as follows:

On sheet1, A1, B1, C1, D1, E1, F1, G1, H1 have data. These data are constantly changing. These data come from external data acquisition.

On Sheet2, at an interval of say 1 minute, to capture the data in Sheet1 A1 to H1 and put into Sheet2 A1 to H1 together with a date and time stamp. In the next minute, to put the data into A2 to H2, and in the 3rd minute, to put the data into A3 to H3 and so on. So after 2 hours, there should be 120 rows of data, enough to monitor the change of data over a 2-hour duration.

Also how to add a date and time (computer time) to each row so that we know when a particular row of data is captured.

Public n As Integer

Sub Auto_Open()

Application.OnTime Now + 1/1440, "post" 'one minute

End Sub

Sub post()

Sheets(1).Range("A1:H1").Copy

Sheets(2).Range("A1").Offset(n).PasteSpecial

Sheets(2).Range("I1").offset(n).value = Now

Sheets(2).Columns.Autofit

n = n + 1

Application.CutCopyMode = False

if n<120 then Auto_Open

End Sub

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