Excel/Data transfer


Hi Aidan

I am looking for a way to firstly add a macro button to the end of every line on a spreadsheet which in turn once clicked will populate another spreadsheet with the data in the correct format. Basically I have one spreadsheet full of raw data and I need to be able to transfer individual line into a form I have created in Excel which splits the data in the line into the right sections. Does this make sense?



It does make sense - I'd try NOT to have a button per line as that is a lot of controls.  You could assign a keystroke to the macro, or have it on a header row.  You can use ActiveCell.row to get the row that is currently in use.  I'd use one of the counting methods (worksheetfunction.counta, or SpecialCells(xlCellTypeLastCell).Row) to get the last used row on the destination sheet.

Does this help?  Let me know if you need more (or more detailed) help and I'll do my best.
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Aidan Heritage


I have provided first hand support since `95 for Microsoft Office majoring in Word and Excel - support for all versions from 2 onwards. I'm based in the UK, so please allow for time differences when asking me questions from other parts of the world!


My background is in the insurance industry and call centre areas, but have been called upon to provide many varied solutions.

I'm educated to UK A level standard, but as I left school some 30 years ago that is rather irrelevent - university of life has provided more of a background!

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