Microsoft Excel Office software has a range of features that enable the user to create worksheets according to their needs and requirements. It is easy to create a macro to compare columns to find missing data in Excel
. Macros in Excel can be used to do calculations and data manipulations
in the worksheets. It is not required to write Excel macros
from scratch as there are many resources available on the web that provide code for macros. Knowledge of programming may prove helpful but is not essential to create a macro to compare columns to find missing data
in Excel Worksheets.
I need help please! I have two worksheets (C & Q). Each worksheet contains four columns, each column has different information (A=Date, B=Misc, C=Description, D=Amount), but both worksheets are alike. I am trying to compare Column D in both worksheets in order to find missing data in Worksheet Q.
If the macro finds the missing data, what do you want to do with it? In my macro, the data in column D of sheet C which is missing in the same column of sheet Q will be marked yellow. This may or may not be what you want to do with the missing data. Here is the macro below. Modify it with whatever you want.
First run the macro and look at sheet C to see what happens before modifying the macro:
Dim cfindq As Range, rc As Range, cc As Range, x As Double
On Error Resume Next
.Cells.Interior.ColorIndex = xlNone
Set rc = Range(.Range("d2"), .Range("d2").End(xlDown))
For Each cc In rc
x = cc.Value
Set cfindq = .Cells.Find(what:=x, lookat:=xlWhole)
If cfindq Is Nothing Then
cc.Interior.ColorIndex = 6
Thanks to venkat1926
for this tip on the forum.