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Solved: Excel 2003 macro to delete blank columns & rows, then reset range

Q: Solved: Excel 2003 macro to delete blank columns & rows, then reset range

Hello I ve long used a simple macro on various spreadsheets to reset the last used cell Sub Reset Range Application ActiveSheet UsedRange End then Excel 2003 range reset to & delete columns rows, macro Solved: blank Sub This works fine but prior to using it I would have to press CTRL End to see where the current last cell is then manually delete any blank columns and rows appearing at the end of the data by selecting them by their column letters row numbers right clicking and selecting Delete Failure to do this would mean the macro didn t successfully correct the last used cell I would like to add this stage into the Solved: Excel 2003 macro to delete blank columns & rows, then reset range macro I found some code on the web that allegedly removes all blank rows and columns so I pasted it at the top of my existing macro Option Explicit Sub DeleteBlankRows Dim Rw As Solved: Excel 2003 macro to delete blank columns & rows, then reset range Long RwCnt As Long Rng As Range Application ScreenUpdating False Application Calculation xlCalculationManual On Error GoTo Exits If Selection Rows count gt Then Set Rng Selection Else Set Rng Range Rows Rows Solved: Excel 2003 macro to delete blank columns & rows, then reset range ActiveSheet Cells SpecialCells xlCellTypeLastCell Row End If RwCnt For Rw Rng Rows count To Step - If Application WorksheetFunction CountA Rng Rows Rw EntireRow Then Rng Rows Rw EntireRow Delete RwCnt RwCnt End If Next Rw Exits Application ScreenUpdating True Application Calculation xlCalculationAutomatic End Sub Sub DeleteBlankColumns Dim Col As Long ColCnt As Long Rng As Range Application ScreenUpdating False Application Calculation xlCalculationManual On Error GoTo Exits If Selection Columns count gt Then Set Rng Selection Else Set Rng Range Columns Columns ActiveSheet Cells SpecialCells xlCellTypeLastCell Column End If ColCnt For Col Rng Columns count To Step - If Application WorksheetFunction CountA Rng Columns Col EntireColumn Then Rng Columns Col EntireColumn Delete ColCnt ColCnt End If Next Col Exits Application ScreenUpdating True Application Calculation xlCalculationAutomatic End Sub However it doesn t work with my current document - pressing CTRL END after running the combined macro takes you to the same last cell as if you hadn t run it Cells in the blank columns and rows at the end have formatting shading cell borders but no obvious data As a test I also tried deleting the contents of column in the middle of the data selecting column and pressing Delete just leaving the cell formatting in place The macro failed to remove that column too So can someone help me get code that actually works in deleting empty columns and rows and resetting the last used cell Ta nbsp

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windows : win7 x64

currently having problem with :
grapic card : gigabyte ati radeon hd 5570

my pc runs fine for 1 year without any changes (i mean changes in hardware / driver).
however tis morning, i power on my pc, my monitor shows no signal
i tried both vga and dvi cable but still same results.
Yet, although there is no signal, my pc still can login into windows (knew as window boot up sound)
I removed my ati grapic and use on-board grapic (ati radeon 4200), monitor hav signal.
 

A:ATI Radeon HD 5570 blank screen

"I removed my ati grapic and use on-board grapic (ati radeon 4200), monitor hav signal"...
Then the gigabyte ati radeon hd 5570 card is bad
 

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If it is still under warranty have it checked. With limited info I could only suspect the following:

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the power supply is good as its of my m1710
no problem and i believe its a 90 watt

new battery and does the same thing with the old battery which seems to be still in good shape

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ive never seen this happen before have you
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A:DxDiag display and blank screen after video card driver install

I solved both issues. They had to do with use of dual monitors, so it was making my television the primary monitor and not my comp's monitor. Unplugged the television and reinstalled the driver, works perfectly now.
 

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I suggest a clean reinstall of the OS and drivers from scratch. Clean out your PC, re-seat all the components and continue with a fresh install of OS, drivers, etc.

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You will find all the info here including manuals.

http://support.dell.com/support/index.aspx?c=us&l=en&s=gen&~ck=bt

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outlander said:





Hey guyz! I have an HCL HCM780 M monitor. It is not showing colors as they are. Black appears a little foggy and white a little dull. I have set the RB color to 55 and 55 respectively. Plz Help Me.Click to expand...

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We just had a nice line of storms come through a few weeks ago.

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Oh! i also just noticed you posted in the Introduce Yourself forum. Next time please post in the forum for topic
 

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Ansewered questions:

Have you checked to be sure the router is working?
How many networks do are you normally able to see with your machine?
Have you tried restarting the machine, uninstalling the wireless adapter drivers and re-installing?

1st question:it is working
2nd question:now i cant see anyone.
3rd question:yes

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I'm on a desktop.I am using Windows to search for networks!
 

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From what you have said, the LCD (CCFL) is causing the inverters to fail. Entire laptop LCD panels are not that expensive any longer. You can buy the panels including the back light. The inverters are separate. EBay is a good source for all laptop parts...
 

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A:Blank screen but brand new PC

With a NEW computer and limited computer knowledge it is always best to get it fixed under warranty.

Dinopc -> http://www.dinopc.com/shop/pc/viewContent.asp?idpage=4
 

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See if this might help to start Reference Guide to Help Setup and Troubleshoot Windows Audio and Sound Cards
 

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SERVER 2003 Standard.
 

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What make/model computer??

List any Problem Devices

Make sure devices are connected and powered on
Click Start->Run, enter: msinfo32. Click the + sign next to Components to expand it
Click Problem Devices. Anything appear?
If yes, click on it, Ctrl-A to select all, Ctrl-C to copy it, Ctrl-V to paste into next post
On the other hand, if no devices are listed, tell me so
Generate and attach a DirectX report

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Notice progress in lower left window corner
When done, click Save Information button and save to your Desktop
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