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Excel VBA Range.Cells.Count limitation

Excel VBA Range.Cells.Count limitation

Excel VBA Range.Cells.Count limitation

Some worksheet events expose Target As Range argument to check processed range before executing the rest of code. In one of my old workbooks I had, to first check if one or more cells were selected:

Private Sub Worksheet_BeforeRightClick(ByVal Target As Range, Cancel As Boolean)
If Target.Cells.Count = 1 Then
End If
End Sub 

By accident I right-clicked 'Select all' button, and got 'overflow' runtime error in reply. Cells.Count returns Long value, with upper limit below worksheet size.
Target.Cells.CountLarge removes this error. CountLarge returns Variant type value. What was strange for me, in Excel 2016, 32 bit, Locals window, I can see proper number of cells (17179869184) with type Variant/<Unsupported variant type>.


RE: Excel VBA Range.Cells.Count limitation


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