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Old August 18th, 2011, 01:11 AM
Jeff Monroe Jeff Monroe is offline
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Default Macro: Insert formula for each row of data

I have a variable sized data set in a work sheet. Simplified it's like this:

A B
1 data1 =Today()
2 data2 =Today()
3 data3 =Today()

(Column A lists rows of data, Column B I want to insert today's date for each row)



I have a series of macros that reformat the worksheet dataset and I want to tack on the "Today's Date" formula for each record without going past the lastrow (of column A). The number of rows varies each time I import the record set. What I'm doing now is copying the formula (from Row 1) and pasting itinto a number of records I know exceeds the total of record rows imported. I then go back and delete those extra rows. (I do this for several other columns with different functions).

I know there is a better way.

Thanks.

Jeff
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Old August 18th, 2011, 04:50 PM
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You could use something like:
Code:
=IF(A2="","",TODAY())
In this way it doesn't matter if you paste it further than the data you have, nothing will appear if there is no data in the cell.
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Old August 23rd, 2011, 12:52 AM
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You could use something like:
Code:
=IF(A2="","",TODAY())
In this way it doesn't matter if you paste it further than the data you have, nothing will appear if there is no data in the cell.

Tarquinos:
That formula works. The only problem is there is now information in those cells. Because of that, those rows are included in any sorts I do (unless I filter out the blanks). This actually pushes some of my filled rows down to the last rows of 2000 (text comes after blanks). I would like to figure out how to do a loop based on how many records I have.

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