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    Finding text in an excel file?

    Has anyone done something where you find a unique text in an excel file and then fetch what column & row it is in.

    Currently what I am doing is call a function to which text is passed and then I count no. of rows and read 1st cell of each row and match the text. In my excel I have about 5000 the row. I was thinking may be a direct find will reduce some exceution time, since then you will not be looping thru 5000 rows for every call to that function.
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    Re: Finding text in an excel file?

    This is what I was looking. I will run this on Monday and update about how it went. Many thanks!!!!!

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    Re: Finding text in an excel file?

    Here is another way to find text but you would need to add logic for checking uniqueness

    http://www.sqaforums.com/showflat.ph...;Number=215651
    http://www.sqaforums.com/showflat.ph...;Number=215614

 

 

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