Button to color certain numbers in excel sheet

December 2016


Button to color certain numbers in excel sheet




Issue


I'm looking for a way to make a button color all numbers equal to the number on the button... as an example, let's say i have a row of buttons from 1 to 10, and in the same sheet cells with numbers from 1 to 10 in no order. I now want quickly to be able identify all 3's and 7's by color. "Simple: click button 3, action: color all cells with the number 3 in it and let it be like that until i press the button again...

Solution


I shall give another solution print these instructions and follow (provided it suits you)

OPEN A NEW EXCEL FILE

now in vb editor copy this macro
Sub test() 
Dim x As Integer, cfind() As Range, j As Integer, k As Integer, add As String 
Columns("A:A").Interior.ColorIndex = xlNone 

x = Range("F1").Value 
j = WorksheetFunction.CountIf(Columns("A:A"), x) 
If j = 0 Then 
MsgBox "no such value is available in column A" 
Exit Sub 
End If 
ReDim cfind(1 To j) 

For k = 1 To j 
Set cfind(k) = Columns("A:A").Cells.Find(what:=x, lookat:=xlWhole) 
cfind(k).Interior.ColorIndex = 3 
add = cfind(k).Address 

Do 
Set cfind(k) = Columns("A:A").Cells.FindNext(cfind(k)) 
If cfind(k) Is Nothing Then Exit Do 
If cfind(k).Address = add Then Exit Do 
cfind(k).Interior.ColorIndex = 3 
Loop 
Next k 

End Sub 


click view menu-toolbars-form
in the list of form toolbars there is one called spinner
click it and draw a spinner button
right click the button and click "format control"
in that window choose control (the last item in the top row)
type 1 against "minimum value"
type 10 against "maximum value"
"incremental change" will be 1
cells link will be $F$1
click ok

again right click the spinner button and click "assign macro" the name "test " will come up. highlight that and click ok suppose the numbers are in column A to test type some integers between1 and 10(some repeating twice or thrice, some numbers missing )from A1 to A20 save the file now select any cell outside the spinner button and again click upward or downward arrow in the spinner button. See the value in F1. if F1 is 1 nothing will happen if you click downward arrow similarly if F1 is 10 upward arrow will not give anything otherwise go on clicking the downward or upward arrows, keep watch in F1 and see those numbers(whose value is F1 value) in column A will be marked red. Will this of use to you. You can modify the plan

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Solved by venkat1926

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