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I am attempting to write a macro that does the following:
Select text from column A (work order number with both numbers and letters)
Find match if listed in worksheet and color yellow

The list in Column A can vary in length and I need it to loop until it encounters a empty cell at bottom.

I am unable to get the loop and do to operate correctly

Thanks in advance
Michael

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Hi Michael,

If I understand right, you want a cell highlighted if the value matched with the data available in another worksheet. You should be able to achieve this by using a combination of vlookup and conditional formatting.

Please let me know if this helps.

Gulshan
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GULSHAN PURSWANI

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I can answer questions related to the following topics: 1. MS Excel - Creating and Linking Formulae, Running Pivot Tables, Vlookup etc. 2. Macros / VBA - Creating Macros to do specific jobs. Importing / Exporting / Validating Data in excel through Macros.

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I've been working on excel for over 10 years and on VBA macros for over 3 years now.

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Bachelor of Commerce, Chartered Accountant from The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India

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