Please Note: This article is written for users of the following Microsoft Excel versions: 97, 2000, 2002, and 2003. If you are using a later version (Excel 2007 or later), this tip may not work for you. For a version of this tip written specifically for later versions of Excel, click here: Selecting the First Cell In a Row.

Selecting the First Cell In a Row

Written by Allen Wyatt (last updated June 19, 2018)
This tip applies to Excel 97, 2000, 2002, and 2003


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If you need to select the first cell in a row from within your macro, you can do it with the Select method, as follows:

Cells(ActiveWindow.RangeSelection.Row, 1).Select

Once executed, the selected cell becomes the first cell (in column A) of the current row. If you run this line while a range of cells is selected, then the cell in column A of the first row of the selection is selected.

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ExcelTips is your source for cost-effective Microsoft Excel training. This tip (2329) applies to Microsoft Excel 97, 2000, 2002, and 2003. You can find a version of this tip for the ribbon interface of Excel (Excel 2007 and later) here: Selecting the First Cell In a Row.

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Allen Wyatt

With more than 50 non-fiction books and numerous magazine articles to his credit, Allen Wyatt is an internationally recognized author. He is president of Sharon Parq Associates, a computer and publishing services company. ...

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What is three less than 3?

2018-08-10 06:18:59

Willy Vanhaelen

@V
The title of the tip is "Selecting the First Cell IN A ROW".
There is allways a first cell in a row :-)


2018-08-09 14:45:57

V

What if the cells in question isn't in a selection


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