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How to update calculations after a #NAME? or #VALUE?i repair

How to update calculations after a #NAME? or #VALUE?i repair

How to update calculations after a #NAME? or #VALUE?i repair

(OP)
Hi

I managed to delete all my named ranges in excel the other week and I am nearly finished locating and renaming the ranges - I had hundreds; fortunately, many are redundant now.

The problem I am finding is that after I have repaired the #NAME?, the #NAME? will not resolve itself until after I have selected the cell and hit return. I am having a similar problem with my VBA functions within the worksheet. These always equate to #VALUE? until I select the cell and hit return.

Is there a way I am able to refresh the sheet without having to select each cell?

Regards Dan

RE: How to update calculations after a #NAME? or #VALUE?i repair

I have never had the "opportunity" to investigate this, but might the solution be to select the entire sheet (by clicking in the top left-hand corner of the "frame", then doing a copy and a paste? Just make sure you have a backup copy before you try this.

RE: How to update calculations after a #NAME? or #VALUE?i repair

(OP)
I will let you know.

RE: How to update calculations after a #NAME? or #VALUE?i repair

(OP)
I did the copy and paste and it did not work. Even managed to gater a few #REF's as well.

RE: How to update calculations after a #NAME? or #VALUE?i repair

I'm pretty much out of ideas.  Try automating the process using VBA somehow?  Search for every #NAME? on the sheet, then "select" and "enter" on each of them.  But I am not sure how to do the "search" bit.  Worst case MIGHT be to copy the entire worksheet first, then (on the copy) convert everything to values, then search on this temporary worksheet for the #NAME? instances so you can take the addresses back to the proper worksheet.

RE: How to update calculations after a #NAME? or #VALUE?i repair

Hi,

Quote:

But I am not sure how to do the "search" bit.

Check out the Range Find VBA function https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/office/vba/api/Ex...

Use a loop using Range.FindNext as per the Vb example in the linked document.

Use this code to tickle the cell...

CODE

'
            Do 
                c.Value = c.Value
                Set c = .FindNext(c) 
            Loop While Not c Is Nothing 

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