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Renaming Column Headers in Excel using VBA

Renaming Column Headers in Excel using VBA

Renaming Column Headers in Excel using VBA

I'm manipulating tables in Excel using Visual basic and as part of the code I would like to remove all text enclosed in parentheses from column headers - see below



Ive been attempting to use the example formula using VBA but cannot make it work

CODE -->

=LEFT(D1,FIND(" (",D1)-1) 
and so forth for each header.

Thanks for any help.

RE: Renaming Column Headers in Excel using VBA


Assuming that this sheet is the active sheet...


Dim r As Range

For Each r In Range([A1], [A1].End(xlToRight))
   With r
      .Value = Trim(Split(.Value, "(")(0))
   End With


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RE: Renaming Column Headers in Excel using VBA

Thanks Skip. That worked great.

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