Exercise: Loop over coasters, showing wooden ones

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Category ==> Excel VBA Macros  (38 exercises)
Topic ==> Loops and conditions  (3 exercises)
Level ==> Average difficulty
Course ==> Excel VBA macros
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The above workbook contains a list of rollercoasters - column C gives their type:

Excel VBA Macros exercise - Loops and conditions (image 1)

Not many wooden ones here

Write a macro which:

  • Selects cell A2 as a starting point
  • Loops down until it reaches a blank cell, checking the type of each and adding wooden ones to a list

Your final message to be displayed should look like this:

Excel VBA Macros exercise - Loops and conditions (image 2)

Use VbCrLf to create a carriage return in your message to be displayed

Somewhere within your macro you will need a command like this: MessageSoFar = MessageSoFar & vbCrLf & ActiveCell.Value

Save this file as Show wooden coasters and close it down.

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