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Range.AutoComplete Method

Office 2007
Returns an AutoComplete match from the list. If there’s no AutoComplete match or if more than one entry in the list matches the string to complete, this method returns an empty string.

Syntax

expression.AutoComplete(String)

expression   A variable that represents a Range object.

Parameters

NameRequired/OptionalData TypeDescription
StringRequiredStringThe string to complete.

Return Value
String

Remarks

This method works even if the AutoComplete feature is disabled.

Example

This example returns the AutoComplete match for the string segment “Ap." An AutoComplete match is made if the column containing cell A5 contains a contiguous list and one of the entries in the list contains a match for the string.

Visual Basic for Applications
s = Worksheets(1).Range("A5").AutoComplete("Ap")
If Len(s) > 0 Then
    MsgBox "Completes to " & s
Else
    MsgBox "Has no completion"
End If



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