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Clarification of the use of Find in VBA

Clarification of the use of Find in VBA


I need to populate a zipcode column and a county column in my table given only the city and state. I have a table which lists a zipcode column, a County column, a PrimaryCity column and an AcceptableCities column. The PrimaryCity column contains only one city name, and therefore easy to extract the zipcode and county; but the AcceptableCities column can contain one or more comma separated cities/towns, etc., that are associated with a given zipcode and county.

If the city/town I'm looking for is not listed in the PrimaryCity column, I need to search the AcceptableCities column for a match to extract the zipcode and county. I want to know if the Find functionality will find a city/town among the possible multiple listings in the AcceptableCities column.

According to what I've read so far, I need to use the Find and not the Seek functions since the table containing the zipcodes/counties is a linked table to a backend.


RE: Clarification of the use of Find in VBA


The Range.Find Method has an argument using xlPart or xlWhole.

Here's the syntax...


expression . Find( What , After , LookIn , LookAt , SearchOrder , SearchDirection , MatchCase , MatchByte , SearchFormat ) 


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RE: Clarification of the use of Find in VBA

Thanks Skip. I'll see if I can incorporate this into my code.


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