VBA Find Last Used Row with data in particular Column – Excel Macros Examples Codes helps in automation. There are certain situations where we perform some tasks by finding last used Row with data in a Column. For examples, There may be many columns with data and each column may have different number of items (rows). In this situation we need to find exact number of rows in a specific column to avoid the unnecessary looping of all rows even if there is no data.
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We can count the number of rows in the active sheet from there we can come back in particular row to get the exact number of rows with data. We can use Row property to get last used Row.
Finding last used Row with data in particular Column – Example
The following example will show you how to find last Row with data in a particular Column. In this example we are finding the last used Row in Column A.
Sub sbLastRowOfAColumn() 'Find the last Row with data in a Column 'In this example we are finding the last row of column A Dim lastRow As Long With ActiveSheet lastRow = .Cells(.Rows.Count, "A").End(xlUp).Row End With MsgBox lastRow End Sub
- Open an excel workbook
- Press Alt+F11 to open VBA Editor
- Insert a New Module from Insert Menu
- Copy the above code and Paste in the code window
- To check, enter some data in a first Column at A15
- Now Run a Macro, you should see a message box with result 15
Here is the example data and screen-shot with output to show how Finding last used Row with data in particular Column works.
Finding last used Row with data in particular Column- Case Study
The following example will show you real time example and when need find the last Row with data in each Column.
- User wants to paste his data for 5 Departments – one department data in one row
- Number of items in each Column could be any thing between 1 to 16(it is not fixed in all the Columns)
- Data may not be available for all Departments
- Find maxim sales from 5 departments and Bold the Font/li>
Sub sbLastRowOfAColumnExamples() Dim lastRow, lRow As Integer Dim iCntr, jCntr, iMaxRow As Integer Dim vMax For iCntr = 1 To 5 ' for each column vMax = 0 iMaxRow = 2 'Finding last Row of current Column With ActiveSheet lastRow = .Cells(.Rows.Count, iCntr).End(xlUp).Row End With lRow = lastRow Range(Cells(2, iCntr), Cells(lRow, iCntr)).Font.Bold = False For jCntr = 2 To lRow If vMax < Cells(jCntr, iCntr) Then vMax = Cells(jCntr, iCntr) iMaxRow = jCntr End If Next Cells(iMaxRow, iCntr).Font.Bold = True Next End Sub
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