1. So I decided to more closely emulate the recorded code and came up with this that worked.

It’s amazing what things other people know.

Auto-size comment box to fit its content in a range of cells. This is the list for XL 2000 so if you want to check out the others go to the link that Dave created above and search for msoshape and you can get a list of constants for any ver of xl.

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Then click Specify the comment cell button to select the cell which contains the specific comment format you want to apply. Just because you didn't answer this is the line of code to make the comment auto fit to its text message. Tried recording but no luck so far. Your Best Resource to begin learning VBA: RECORD A MACRO .

You are right on all accounts. a. Check out the latest posts: Thank you very much for great snippets. Otherwise, this property is not utilized. The following statements both enter a value of 75 into cell A1 of the active worksheet: Range("A1").Value = 75 Range("A1") = 75 Excel VBA: The Text property Using Efficient Tabs in Excel Like Chrome, Firefox and Safari!

Can you make the little line and arrow go away? 4. Microsoft and the Office logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.

I should know better than to type or edit code directly in a web browser, it’s hard enough getting right in the VB Editor. In other words, if you omit a property for a Range, Excel uses its Value property. Got errors like object did have this property or whatever. Generate accurate VBA code in seconds with AutoMacro. The piece of code did work perfectly! Kutools for Excel: with more than 300 handy Excel add-ins, free to try with no limitation in 30 days. Don’t have an account yet? Thanks for this bit of code. If you have the comment frame selected, and the pointer is not within the comment text, the Format Comment dialog box displays seven tabs: Font, Alignment, Colors and Lines, Size, Protection, Properties, and Margins. 2. Then Study It. 3.

The following code is representative of a macro recorded while changing the comment font in Edit mode: I'm not good at Googling ( getting there ) and I got tired after only 3 layers of properties and methods and gave up. please use the following VBA as: 1 . Kutools for Excel Solves Most of Your Problems, and Increases Your Productivity by 80%, Convert Between Cells Content and Comments, Office Tab Brings Tabbed interface to Office, and Make Your Work Much Easier. 2. However, if the pointer is flashing within the comment text, you are in Edit mode, and the Format Comment dialog box will display just one tab: Font.

I just wanted you to correct those lines so as to make the site clean reference for learnersThank you very much for your great contributions, Your email address will not be published. Ever onward I put it away for a couple of hours and came back. © OzGrid Business Services.

Manipulating ranges and cells is one of the most common actions in VBA.

Change the font size to 12 b.

For some reason it wants the object selected .... go figure. The CELL() worksheet can return many properties of a cell.

It worked for me.

Recorder records what you see below, but I can't figure out how to get this into the For Each loop. & Chr(10), strMsg = strMsg & "If you wish to remove these rows they must be DELETED." Your browser has JavaScript disabled. For more detailed information about Format Comments , please visit Format Comments feature description. I must be in the basement on this one. 2. Format one comment with the style that you want to apply to other comments. List all comments to a new worksheet or workbook, Show or hide all comments and comment indicators in Excel, Convert cell contents to comments in Excel, Convert comments to cell contents in Excel. please use the following VBA as: 1. Hi, I join myself to the thanksgiving. Sub properties() 'Incomplete Macro Range ("A8") End … I've been trying for the life of me to figure out how to remove the connector from the cell comment to the comment box itself. Do you need help adapting this to your needs? 'Reference cells by row and column - Cells(Row,Column), 'Select cells by row and column - Cells(Row,Column), 'Change value cells by row and column - Cells(Row,Column), 'Setting a variable based on a cell value, 'Loop through action for each cell in a range, 'Loop through action for each row in a range, 'Loop through action for each column in a range, 'Inserting a range of cells (shift cells to the right), 'Inserting a range of cells (shift cells to down), 'Delete a range of cells (shift cells to the right), 'Delete a range of cells (shift cells to the down), 'Find the column of first cell of a range, Cell and Range VBA properties and actions. When we insert comments in a worksheet, sometimes, we may need to change the default comment formats, if there are a few comments, we can change them manually, but if there are hundreds of comments need to be changed, how do you solve it? Click on “Go to Special” and then select “Notes” (or “Comments”) and confirm with OK. Excel VBA - Cells Property. Thats pretty easy.

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Method 2: Use a VBA macro to transform comments to cells in Excel

However, good ole Google came through seeHow to Change the Font in a Cell Comment. In this example, we want to change the value of the current cell with something cell. Get it Now. According the Excel VBA help;A connector is a line that attaches two other shapes at points called connection sites. Am I missing something obvious?

rngTableData.Offset(0, 1).AddComment (strMsg), .Shape.ScaleHeight 3, msoFalse, msoScaleFromTopLeft, .Shape.ScaleWidth 6, msoFalse, msoScaleFromTopLeft, .Shape.ConnectorFormat.EndConnect rngTableData.Offset(0, 1).Comment.Shape, 1, strMsg = strMsg & "Summation Rows are not typical data rows." Open and create multiple documents in new tabs of the same window, rather than in new windows.

And then click Review > Show all comments to view the comments, all of the comment formats in the whole workbook have been changed. I was looking for an available (and preferably unused) cell property where I could store a value for this cell, and then reference it later.

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Neat! Your email address will not be published. I've attached a workbook which will make cell comments and change their shapes to all available possibilities.

The Cells property has an Item property that you use to reference the cells on your spreadsheet: Cells.Item(Row, Column) The Row is always a number.

Then click Ok > Cancel buttons to close the dialog box, and the selected cell comment format has been applied to other comments. I find lots of examples for creating but none for retrieving the text of a cell comment.

Live in: United States, Iowa, Marion Country, Knoxville ( TBH would rather be in Colorado ). Make the shape autofit to the contained data, Needless to say this didn't work. Click Insert > Module, and paste the following macro in the Module window. A handy tool to change all comment formats quickly and time-saving. But, if you’re still struggling you should: What next?Don’t go yet, there is plenty more to learn on Excel Off The Grid.
See screenshots: If you want to quickly change other types of format for all comments, you may try to use the Format Comments of Kutools for Excel.

Thats pretty easy. In a particular cell I want to create a comment. As well as referring to cells on a spreadsheet with Range you can use Cells. The "ID" property seems ideal.

For example in sheet 1, select cell A2 and insert value as ANAND and we want to change the value for that active cell as ARAN..

& Chr(10) & Chr(10), strMsg = strMsg & "DO NOT just CLEARCONTENTS." Subscribe to the newletter to receive exclusive content, tips and tricks, tools and downloads. (15 number of line is the max i have programmed to accept) assuming there are 10 cells currenty full how can i add this 10 text lines to a comment box. Clear contents of active cell if it contains specific text.

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Other VBA functions can tell you if the contents are text or number or formula. ALSO::::Need information on how to change the font size. 1.

Go to the “Home” ribbon and click on “Find & Select” on the right-hand side. I must be in the basement on this one. All Rights reserved. If you would like to use all features of this site, it is mandatory to enable JavaScript. I doubt this is possible. Value is the default property for an Excel VBA Range object.

Follow the below steps to use VBA Active Cell in Excel. 2. Sick of US politics.5. Then I recorded the following actions ( it's next ) a. Then click button to run the code.