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Looping along the top row.

Looping along the top row.

Looping along the top row.

I wish to use VBA to insert a column of random numbers into a spreadsheet using the Data Analysis Add in - Random Number Generator.

My problem is that the macro for the random number generation requires the cell refernce in which to start the column of numbers.

Application.Run "ATPVBAEN.XLA!Random", ActiveSheet.Range(RefCell), 1, 200, 2, 1, 2.83, 0.5

The 'RefCell' is the problem, having assigned 'RefCell' with the required cell designation using the following:

Set RefCell = Worksheets("Sheet3").Cells(2, Counter)

The generator will not work using Range (refcell) so can anyone tell me how to get in to work.

In the end I would like the spreadsheet code to loop along the horizontal axis, top row of the spreadsheet filling in columns of rabndom numbers as it goes with code something like this:

Counter = 1
    Do Until Counter = 20
        Set RefCell = Worksheets("Sheet3").Cells(2, Counter)
        Application.Run "ATPVBAEN.XLA!Random", ActiveSheet.Range(RefCell), 1, 200, 2, 1, 2.83, 0.5
        Counter = Counter + 1

so I should end up with 20 seperate columns of random numbers using a loop or something..


Help would be greatly appreciated..


RE: Looping along the top row.

It is  almost fine, but for one mistake: once you set RefCell to point to the range, there is no need for the ActiveSheet.Range (which expects a string type cell reference).

So your code should be:

Counter = 1
Do Until Counter = 20
   Set RefCell = Worksheets("Sheet3").Cells(2, Counter)
   Application.Run "ATPVBAEN.XLA!Random", RefCell, 1, 200, 2, 1, 2.83, 0.5
   Counter = Counter + 1



RE: Looping along the top row.

Thankyou very much.. I was trying to solve that one all last night..

I there a place where all the syntax's for all the macro's ciommands etc in Excel reside??


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