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Hi Stuart

Please can you advise what this line means? I am getting a Run-time error '13' Type Mismatch and the debug highlights this line:

Do While rngOrigin.Offset(i, 0).Value <> ""

Full script:

Sub MoveRows()
  Dim rngOrigin As Range, rngDest As Range
  Dim i, j As Integer
  i = 1: j = 1
  Set rngOrigin = Sheets("Emp Dev Plan - In Progress").Range("K18:K20")
  Set rngDest = Sheets("Emp Dev Plan - Complete").Range("D21").Offset(Application.WorksheetFunction.CountA(Sheets("Emp Dev Plan - Complete").Range("D21:K21")))
  Do While rngOrigin.Offset(i, 0).Value <> ""
      If rngOrigin.Offset(i, 0).Value = "Y" Then
         rngOrigin.Offset(i, 0).EntireRow.Copy
         Sheets("Emp Dev Plan - Complete").Activate
         rngDest.Offset(j, 0).Select
         Sheets("Emp Dev Plan - In Progress").Activate
         rngOrigin.Offset(i, 0).EntireRow.Delete xlShiftUp
         j = j + 1
         i = i - 1
      End If
      i = i + 1
  Application.CutCopyMode = False
End Sub

Kind regards


You've set rngOrigin to start as range K18:K20, and i set to 1. So rngOrigin.offset(i,0) means the right K18:K20 shifted one row down, that is, K19:K21.

rngOrigin.offset(i,0).value is invalid, because ".value" applies to a single cell, so you can't get a ".value" for a multi-cell range.
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Stuart Resnick


I can answer questions relating to MS Excel formulas, or to programming with vba (Visual Basic for Applications) in the Excel environment. Please follow the following guidelines: your question should focus on one specific issue you want to learn. It's beyond the scope of this free service for me to create entire projects or complex vba solutions for you from scratch. You should be able to do most of the work yourself, and come here when you need help with a specific point you're stuck on. ALWAYS include a simple, concrete example illustrating what you want to learn. Explain this example in detail in the text of your question (what data is in which cells of which sheets, etc). Be very precise about the results you want, using this sample to make the logic clear. Always keep these examples SIMPLE. Never e.g. use 18 worksheets in your example if using 2 or 3 will do. Never use ranges like AI567:BB865 if using a range like A1:B3 will do. Thanks.


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