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The problem I am facing now is that I need to fill in missing numbers for some of my values.  

For example, in column A (A1-A3), I have (1 5 7) and in column B (B1-B3), I have (59 53 21).  I need to add the missing numbers, i.e. 2,3,4 and 6 back to column A and add 0 to the cell next to them.

 A B
 1 59
 5 53
 7 21


 A B
 1 59
 2 0
 3 0
 4 0
 5 53
 6 0
 7 21

Is there a VBA code to solve this problem?


Lightly tested, but this worked for me.

Sub EFG()
Dim i As Long
i = 1
Do While Cells(i + 1, 1) <> ""
If Cells(i, 1) < Cells(i + 1, 1) - 1 Then
 Rows(i + 1).EntireRow.Insert
 Cells(i + 1, 1) = Cells(i, 1) + 1
 Cells(i + 1, 2) = 0
i = i + 1
End If
' If i > 20 Then Exit Sub
Do While Cells(i, 1) = Cells(i + 1, 1) - 1
i = i + 1
End Sub

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