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Range.ColumnDifferences Method

Office 2007
Returns a Range object that represents all the cells whose contents are different from the comparison cell in each column.

Syntax

expression.ColumnDifferences(Comparison)

expression   A variable that represents a Range object.

Parameters

NameRequired/OptionalData TypeDescription
ComparisonRequiredVariantA single cell to compare to the specified range.

Return Value
Range

Example

This example selects the cells in column A on Sheet1 whose contents are different from cell A4.

Visual Basic for Applications
Sub CompDiff()
'Setting up data to be compared
    Range("A1").Value = "Rod"
    Range("A2").Value = "Bill"
    Range("A3").Value = "John"
    Range("A4").Value = "Rod"
    Range("A5").Value = "Kelly"
    Range("A6").Value = "Rod"
    Range("A7").Value = "Paddy"
    Range("A8").Value = "Rod"
    Range("A9").Value = "Rod"
    Range("A10").Value = "Rod"

'Code to do the comparison, selects the values that are unlike A1
Worksheets("Sheet1").Activate
Set r1 = ActiveSheet.Columns("A").ColumnDifferences( _
    Comparison:=ActiveSheet.Range("A1"))
r1.Select
End Sub



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