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    VBA search on cell value with wildcard

    Hi hope someone can help I have a vba that is working really well but i need to modify it slightly, currently its searching dependent on the value of a cell,

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    this works fine if the content in C2 is exactly right, but Im using for ref numbers and they are long and complex is there a way to add a wild card or something so the vba will search for all matches, for example :

    If C2 was 357, the vba would pick up 357, 2357, 3579, etc.

    hope Ive explained this enough if you want or need more let Me know

    Thanks

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    Re: VBA search on cell value with wildcard

    Try something like this

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    Re: VBA search on cell value with wildcard

    How are you actually doing the search?
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    Re: VBA search on cell value with wildcard

    Hi, that would be great but there are nearly 300k of serial numbers that are 15 digest long containing letters and numbers and sorry the number I used was totally random, I need it to search for all any cell that contains a whatever is in C2.

    Hope that makes sense.

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    Re: VBA search on cell value with wildcard

    Sorry hard to explain, but I am searching what ever is in cell C2, on multiple sheets. If I put in the full serial number it works fine. Its a modified version of this


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DOW3SjBjg6I

    Just with a much larger data set
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    Re: VBA search on cell value with wildcard

    It would have been so much simpler to post the code or the workbook. You basically need to change this:

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    Re: VBA search on cell value with wildcard

    It would also have been nice if you'd mentioned that you have posted this in other forums too...

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    Re: VBA search on cell value with wildcard

    Hi Rorya apologies, I did not post the sheet it the code direct as it on my pc in the office and Im on my tablet at home, as for using another forum if that is frowned apron again apologies. Just trying to get a response ASAP as its driving me crazy.

    Thanks so much for you help its really appreciated.

    Ill give it a go tomorrow and let you know.

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    Hi your code seams to be working treat thanks very much

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