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How to get alternate column data from Excel sheet

Add a row as first row and add numbers in columns as 1,2,1,2 etc. Then highlight your entire range of data. Go to Data menu -> select Sort and Options… Change your Orientation to “Sort Left and Right”. Choose row 1 as sort by and Smallest to Largest. Excel will be changed with alternate column […]

Remove blank rows inside cell [excel VBA]


We can create new line/row inside a cell by pressing ALT+ENTER in MS Excel. If you come across a situation where you want to remove blank rows/lines inside the cell, then you can’t remove them using trim method. Below code helps you to remove them automatically using VBA code. Sub removeBlankRowsInsidecell() Dim cellWithBlankRows, cellWithoutBlankRows ‘Remove […]

[Excel VBA code] Convert a string to Uppercase letters


Excel VBA code to convert a string to uppercase letters. It converts all lowercase letters to uppercase. Sub convertStringToUpperCase() ‘macro to convert a string to uppercase letters exString = “helLo how Are yOU” ‘ Example string stringAfterConversion = StrConv(exString, vbUpperCase) ‘ Converting the string letters to uppercase MsgBox (“string after conversion to uppercase is – […]

VBA macro to find duplicates in excel


VBA macro to find duplicates in excel sheet. This macro finds the duplicates in user selected range and highlights them in light red color. Also see VBA macro to remove duplicates VBA code to find and highlight duplicates Sub findAndHighlightDuplicates() Selection.FormatConditions.AddUniqueValues Selection.FormatConditions(Selection.FormatConditions.Count).SetFirstPriority Selection.FormatConditions(1).DupeUnique = xlDuplicate With Selection.FormatConditions(1).Font .Color = -16383844 .TintAndShade = 0 End With […]

VBA macro to delete empty columns in excel

Excel VBA macro to delete empty columns. Just run this macro, enter number of columns you want to check and the macro checks (starting from first column) and deletes all empty columns within the selected number of columns. In the macro, you can also find VBA syntax to delete empty row and to check whether a […]