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How to use a formula to determine the Cell Style?
I'm trying to use a formula to determine the Cell (custom) Style? I believe
that once I have this formula figured out I will be able to use it to "Count" the number of cells with a particular Style and display this. Any ideas? Thanks, Gerard 
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How to use a formula to determine the Cell Style?
By "style" do you mean color? If so, Chip Pearson has some great
writeups on dealing with colors. http://www.cpearson.com/excel/colors.htm Gerard wrote: > I'm trying to use a formula to determine the Cell (custom) Style? I believe > that once I have this formula figured out I will be able to use it to "Count" > the number of cells with a particular Style and display this. Any ideas? > > Thanks, > Gerard 
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How to use a formula to determine the Cell Style?
Well  in this particular case "color" might work. I will check the link you
mentioned. What I was really looking for was for a formula that when pointed at a cell would actually tell me the excel "Style" that was being used. They added several custom styles  that currently only change the cell color. I was hoping to react to cells or get counts of cells that had a particular style applied to them. AND that you for the info! Gerard "JW" wrote: > By "style" do you mean color? If so, Chip Pearson has some great > writeups on dealing with colors. > http://www.cpearson.com/excel/colors.htm > > > Gerard wrote: > > I'm trying to use a formula to determine the Cell (custom) Style? I believe > > that once I have this formula figured out I will be able to use it to "Count" > > the number of cells with a particular Style and display this. Any ideas? > > > > Thanks, > > Gerard > > 
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How to use a formula to determine the Cell Style?
I wrote a simple function to return the style of a given cell.
Function Cellstyle(inp As Range) As String Cellstyle = inp.Style End Function Assume you have some data in cell A1. In B1 enter =Cellstyle(A1). HTH, JP On Nov 13, 4:13 pm, Gerard > wrote: > I'm trying to use a formula to determine the Cell (custom) Style? I believe > that once I have this formula figured out I will be able to use it to "Count" > the number of cells with a particular Style and display this. Any ideas? > > Thanks, > Gerard 
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How to use a formula to determine the Cell Style?
JP,
Awesome! I've written maybe a zillion Excel 4 Macros doing various things from Payroll to AP input etc. I never really got into VB. This was simple, easy and worked perfectly. I appreceiate the help! Peace, Gerard "JP" wrote: > I wrote a simple function to return the style of a given cell. > > Function Cellstyle(inp As Range) As String > Cellstyle = inp.Style > End Function > > > Assume you have some data in cell A1. In B1 enter =Cellstyle(A1). > > > HTH, > JP > > > On Nov 13, 4:13 pm, Gerard > wrote: > > I'm trying to use a formula to determine the Cell (custom) Style? I believe > > that once I have this formula figured out I will be able to use it to "Count" > > the number of cells with a particular Style and display this. Any ideas? > > > > Thanks, > > Gerard > > > 
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How to use a formula to determine the Cell Style?
JP,
I hate to abuse this site, but I think you would be the best one to ask since you created the function. I'm trying to get a count of various cells that contain particular styles. I tried this: "=COUNTIF(B4:P53,Cellstyle(Accent1))". I believe this is closer to correct (and I tried it as well): =COUNTIF(B4:P53,Cellstyle("Accent1")). They are returning 0 as the count. I'm not sure why though. Any ideas? Thanks again, Gerard "JP" wrote: > I wrote a simple function to return the style of a given cell. > > Function Cellstyle(inp As Range) As String > Cellstyle = inp.Style > End Function > > > Assume you have some data in cell A1. In B1 enter =Cellstyle(A1). > > > HTH, > JP > > > On Nov 13, 4:13 pm, Gerard > wrote: > > I'm trying to use a formula to determine the Cell (custom) Style? I believe > > that once I have this formula figured out I will be able to use it to "Count" > > the number of cells with a particular Style and display this. Any ideas? > > > > Thanks, > > Gerard > > > 
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How to use a formula to determine the Cell Style?
Glad to help!
JP On Nov 14, 9:40 am, Gerard > wrote: > JP, > Awesome! I've written maybe a zillion Excel 4 Macros doing various > things from Payroll to AP input etc. I never really got into VB. This was > simple, easy and worked perfectly. I appreceiate the help! > > Peace, > Gerard > > > > "JP" wrote: > > I wrote a simple function to return the style of a given cell. > > > Function Cellstyle(inp As Range) As String > > Cellstyle = inp.Style > > End Function > > > Assume you have some data in cell A1. In B1 enter =Cellstyle(A1). > > > HTH, > > JP > > > On Nov 13, 4:13 pm, Gerard > wrote: > > > I'm trying to use a formula to determine the Cell (custom) Style? I believe > > > that once I have this formula figured out I will be able to use it to "Count" > > > the number of cells with a particular Style and display this. Any ideas? > > > > Thanks, > > > Gerard Hide quoted text  > >  Show quoted text  
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How to use a formula to determine the Cell Style?
Function Cellstylecount(inp As Range, rRange As Range) As Long
Dim cell As Range count = 0 For Each cell In inp If cell.Style = rRange.Style Then count = count + 1 End If Next cell Cellstylecount = count End Function Assuming "Accent1" is a named cell containing the style you want to check against. Instead of your COUNTIF formula, try =Cellstylecount(B4:P53,Accent1) HTH, JP On Nov 14, 9:41 am, Gerard > wrote: > JP, > I hate to abuse this site, but I think you would be the best one to ask > since you created the function. I'm trying to get a count of various cells > that contain particular styles. I tried this: > "=COUNTIF(B4:P53,Cellstyle(Accent1))". I believe this is closer to correct > (and I tried it as well): =COUNTIF(B4:P53,Cellstyle("Accent1")). They are > returning 0 as the count. I'm not sure why though. Any ideas? > > Thanks again, > Gerard > > > > "JP" wrote: > > I wrote a simple function to return the style of a given cell. > > > Function Cellstyle(inp As Range) As String > > Cellstyle = inp.Style > > End Function > > > Assume you have some data in cell A1. In B1 enter =Cellstyle(A1). > > > HTH, > > JP > > > On Nov 13, 4:13 pm, Gerard > wrote: > > > I'm trying to use a formula to determine the Cell (custom) Style? I believe > > > that once I have this formula figured out I will be able to use it to "Count" > > > the number of cells with a particular Style and display this. Any ideas? > > > > Thanks, > > > Gerard Hide quoted text  > >  Show quoted text  
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How to use a formula to determine the Cell Style?
Accent1, Accent2, Accent3.... Etc... Are the names of the "Styles" that I
am trying to count. I tried it quickly and it returned #Value, but I will now look at it more and try to understand it, then perhaps I will have more luck. Thank you for the input. Peace, Gerard "JP" wrote: > Function Cellstylecount(inp As Range, rRange As Range) As Long > Dim cell As Range > count = 0 > For Each cell In inp > If cell.Style = rRange.Style Then > count = count + 1 > End If > Next cell > Cellstylecount = count > End Function > > > Assuming "Accent1" is a named cell containing the style you want to > check against. > > Instead of your COUNTIF formula, try =Cellstylecount(B4:P53,Accent1) > > > HTH, > JP > > > On Nov 14, 9:41 am, Gerard > wrote: > > JP, > > I hate to abuse this site, but I think you would be the best one to ask > > since you created the function. I'm trying to get a count of various cells > > that contain particular styles. I tried this: > > "=COUNTIF(B4:P53,Cellstyle(Accent1))". I believe this is closer to correct > > (and I tried it as well): =COUNTIF(B4:P53,Cellstyle("Accent1")). They are > > returning 0 as the count. I'm not sure why though. Any ideas? > > > > Thanks again, > > Gerard > > > > > > > > "JP" wrote: > > > I wrote a simple function to return the style of a given cell. > > > > > Function Cellstyle(inp As Range) As String > > > Cellstyle = inp.Style > > > End Function > > > > > Assume you have some data in cell A1. In B1 enter =Cellstyle(A1). > > > > > HTH, > > > JP > > > > > On Nov 13, 4:13 pm, Gerard > wrote: > > > > I'm trying to use a formula to determine the Cell (custom) Style? I believe > > > > that once I have this formula figured out I will be able to use it to "Count" > > > > the number of cells with a particular Style and display this. Any ideas? > > > > > > Thanks, > > > > Gerard Hide quoted text  > > > >  Show quoted text  > > > 
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How to use a formula to determine the Cell Style?
Try this:
Function Cellstylecheck(inp As Range, sStyle As String) As Long Dim cell As Range Count = 0 For Each cell In inp If cell.Style = sStyle Then Count = Count + 1 End If Next cell Cellstylecheck = Count End Function =Cellstylecheck(B4:P53,"Accent1") Or even better, create a dropdown/validation list in a cell (say, A1) then enter =Cellstylecheck(B4:P53,A1). HTH, JP On Nov 14, 10:44 am, Gerard > wrote: > Accent1, Accent2, Accent3.... Etc... Are the names of the "Styles" that I > am trying to count. I tried it quickly and it returned #Value, but I will > now look at it more and try to understand it, then perhaps I will have more > luck. Thank you for the input. > > Peace, > Gerard > > > > "JP" wrote: > > Function Cellstylecount(inp As Range, rRange As Range) As Long > > Dim cell As Range > > count = 0 > > For Each cell In inp > > If cell.Style = rRange.Style Then > > count = count + 1 > > End If > > Next cell > > Cellstylecount = count > > End Function > > > Assuming "Accent1" is a named cell containing the style you want to > > check against. > > > Instead of your COUNTIF formula, try =Cellstylecount(B4:P53,Accent1) > > > HTH, > > JP > > > On Nov 14, 9:41 am, Gerard > wrote: > > > JP, > > > I hate to abuse this site, but I think you would be the best one to ask > > > since you created the function. I'm trying to get a count of various cells > > > that contain particular styles. I tried this: > > > "=COUNTIF(B4:P53,Cellstyle(Accent1))". I believe this is closer to correct > > > (and I tried it as well): =COUNTIF(B4:P53,Cellstyle("Accent1")). They are > > > returning 0 as the count. I'm not sure why though. Any ideas? > > > > Thanks again, > > > Gerard > > > > "JP" wrote: > > > > I wrote a simple function to return the style of a given cell. > > > > > Function Cellstyle(inp As Range) As String > > > > Cellstyle = inp.Style > > > > End Function > > > > > Assume you have some data in cell A1. In B1 enter =Cellstyle(A1). > > > > > HTH, > > > > JP > > > > > On Nov 13, 4:13 pm, Gerard > wrote: > > > > > I'm trying to use a formula to determine the Cell (custom) Style? I believe > > > > > that once I have this formula figured out I will be able to use it to "Count" > > > > > the number of cells with a particular Style and display this. Any ideas? > > > > > > Thanks, > > > > > Gerard Hide quoted text  > > > >  Show quoted text  Hide quoted text  > >  Show quoted text  
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