#### Selecting highlighted data from one column and placing them in another column

```Hi,

I have data in Column A. Some of the rows in Column A are highlighted
in yellow.

I would like to copy the highlighted data and paste them into Column
B.

For Example:

Column A

2342
1234
2121
5675
2321

Let's assume that 2342 and 2121 are highlighted.

So my resullt in Column B will be:

2342
2121

Keep in mind that I have n numbers of data in Column A.

```
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```Try this Macro:

Sub Colour()
Dim bCol As Long
Dim x As Long

bCol = 2

For x = 2 To 1000 'increase as required
If Cells(x, 1).Interior.ColorIndex > 0 Then
Cells(bCol, 2) = Cells(x, 1).Value
bCol = bCol + 1
End If

Next x

End Sub

--
HTH

Sandy
In Perth, the ancient capital of Scotland
and the crowning place of kings

sandymann2@mailinator.com
Replace @mailinator.com with @tiscali.co.uk

<ranjan.khan@comcast.net> wrote in message
> Hi,
>
> I have data in Column A. Some of the rows in Column A are highlighted
> in yellow.
>
> I would like to copy the highlighted data and paste them into Column
> B.
>
> For Example:
>
> Column A
>
> 2342
> 1234
> 2121
> 5675
> 2321
>
>
> Let's assume that 2342 and 2121 are highlighted.
>
> So my resullt in Column B will be:
>
> 2342
> 2121
>
> Keep in mind that I have n numbers of data in Column A.
>
>

```
 0
sandymann2 (1054)
9/19/2007 6:15:06 PM
```On Sep 19, 2:15 pm, "Sandy Mann" <sandyma...@mailinator.com> wrote:
> Try this Macro:
>
> Sub Colour()
>     Dim bCol As Long
>     Dim x As Long
>
>     bCol = 2
>
>     For x = 2 To 1000 'increase as required
>         If Cells(x, 1).Interior.ColorIndex > 0 Then
>             Cells(bCol, 2) = Cells(x, 1).Value
>                 bCol = bCol + 1
>         End If
>
>     Next x
>
> End Sub
>
> --
> HTH
>
> Sandy
> In Perth, the ancient capital of Scotland
> and the crowning place of kings
>
> sandyma...@mailinator.com
> Replace @mailinator.com with @tiscali.co.uk
>
> <ranjan.k...@comcast.net> wrote in message
>
>
> > Hi,
>
> > I have data in Column A. Some of the rows in Column A are highlighted
> > in yellow.
>
> > I would like to copy the highlighted data and paste them into Column
> > B.
>
> > For Example:
>
> > Column A
>
> > 2342
> > 1234
> > 2121
> > 5675
> > 2321
>
> > Let's assume that 2342 and 2121 are highlighted.
>
> > So my resullt in Column B will be:
>
> > 2342
> > 2121
>
> > Keep in mind that I have n numbers of data in Column A.

Thank you. It works perfectly.

```
 0
9/19/2007 6:37:58 PM
```You're welcome, thanks for the feedback.

--

Sandy
In Perth, the ancient capital of Scotland
and the crowning place of kings

sandymann2@mailinator.com
Replace @mailinator.com with @tiscali.co.uk

<ranjan.khan@comcast.net> wrote in message
> On Sep 19, 2:15 pm, "Sandy Mann" <sandyma...@mailinator.com> wrote:
>> Try this Macro:
>>
>> Sub Colour()
>>     Dim bCol As Long
>>     Dim x As Long
>>
>>     bCol = 2
>>
>>     For x = 2 To 1000 'increase as required
>>         If Cells(x, 1).Interior.ColorIndex > 0 Then
>>             Cells(bCol, 2) = Cells(x, 1).Value
>>                 bCol = bCol + 1
>>         End If
>>
>>     Next x
>>
>> End Sub
>>
>> --
>> HTH
>>
>> Sandy
>> In Perth, the ancient capital of Scotland
>> and the crowning place of kings
>>
>> sandyma...@mailinator.com
>> Replace @mailinator.com with @tiscali.co.uk
>>
>> <ranjan.k...@comcast.net> wrote in message
>>
>>
>> > Hi,
>>
>> > I have data in Column A. Some of the rows in Column A are highlighted
>> > in yellow.
>>
>> > I would like to copy the highlighted data and paste them into Column
>> > B.
>>
>> > For Example:
>>
>> > Column A
>>
>> > 2342
>> > 1234
>> > 2121
>> > 5675
>> > 2321
>>
>> > Let's assume that 2342 and 2121 are highlighted.
>>
>> > So my resullt in Column B will be:
>>
>> > 2342
>> > 2121
>>
>> > Keep in mind that I have n numbers of data in Column A.
>
> Thank you. It works perfectly.
>
>

```
 0
sandymann2 (1054)
9/19/2007 6:51:04 PM

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