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Hello Tom,
I would like to shift a range of cells to the right a certain number (value in a different cell) of columns dependent on the ActiveCell selected.
Cell C1 is number of columns to shift right
Select cell
shift selected cell and 4 below it to the right the value in cell C1.

Thanks for the help again!



YOu don't say, but I guess you are asking for a macro.

Sub ShiftRight()
ActiveCell.Resize(5, Range("C1").Value).Insert Shift:=xlToRight
End Sub

should do what I understand you to describe.  You have to run this macro.

Tom Ogilvy

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