# Macro Or Formula

steviegee 10:55 09 Nov 10
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I have a spreadsheet with various info on. What I need to do is take all the information and put them in different sheets for me. In column E there are about 30 different numbers so whenever the same number appears I want it to take the information in the cells either side and put them on a new page. For example Column E may have the number 30 in it and have info either side 30 rows down, so I need it to take all the 30s and put them on sheet 2 and wheneve 40 appears in column E take all the info and put it on sheet 3 and so on. Hope u understand what I am getting at and that it is possible. Thanks.

steviegee 13:36 09 Nov 10

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I would tackle that with a Macro using a loop to step down the column and assess the value and take the necessary steps.

I think the activecell.value and the offset functions are probably the useful ones here.

However, I think Vog may have a slicker way of doing this so hang on for his reply.

VoG II 19:33 09 Nov 10

This will copy entire rows to new sheets based on the value in column E. Run it with the 'parent' sheet selected. It assumes that row 1 contains headers - these will be copied to the 'child' sheet. Note that it will sort the data on the 'parent' sheet, so save a copy of the unsorted sheet first if you need that

Sub Lapta()
Dim lastrow As Long, LastCol As Integer, i As Long, iStart As Long, iEnd As Long
Dim ws As Worksheet
Application.ScreenUpdating = False
With ActiveSheet
lastrow = .Cells(Rows.Count, "A").End(xlUp).Row
LastCol = .Cells(1, Columns.Count).End(xlToLeft).Column
.Range(.Cells(2, 1), Cells(lastrow, LastCol)).Sort Key1:=Range("E2"), Order1:=xlAscending, _
iStart = 2
For i = 2 To lastrow
If .Range("E" & i).Value <> .Range("E" & i + 1).Value Then
iEnd = i
Set ws = ActiveSheet
On Error Resume Next
ws.Name = .Range("E" & iStart).Value
On Error GoTo 0
ws.Range(Cells(1, 1), Cells(1, LastCol)).Value = .Range(.Cells(1, 1), .Cells(1, LastCol)).Value
.Range(.Cells(iStart, 1), .Cells(iEnd, LastCol)).Copy Destination:=ws.Range("A2")
iStart = iEnd + 1
End If
Next i
End With
Application.CutCopyMode = False
Application.ScreenUpdating = True
End Sub

An alternative is Excel Explosion.

VoG II 19:34 09 Nov 10

steviegee 07:36 10 Nov 10

Worked a treat, thanks.

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