Exercise: Colour all of the films which got more than 100 reviews

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Category ==> Advanced VBA  (29 exercises)
Topic ==> Revision of VBA  (5 exercises)
Level ==> Relatively easy
Course ==> Advanced VBA
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Open the workbook in the above folder.  It gives the ten best films of all time, as listed on RottenTomatoes:

Ten best films

Who's this Dr. Caligari, anyway?

Your task is to write a macro to loop over the titles shown selected above, colouring in the films which have garnered more than 100 reviews.  One way to get a reference to the films to loop over is this:

'set a variable to refer to the column of films

Dim FilmRange As Range

'get a reference to block of films

Set FilmRange = Range( _

Range("B4"), _


Your algorithm for the rest of the macro could be:

'FOR EACH film IN the range of films

'IF the value of the cell 2 to the right is more than 100 THEN

'show film in immediate window

'colour in film's cell



One way to colour in a cell is like this:

FilmCell.Interior.Color = RGB(200, 200, 255)

The final output should look like this:

Coloured films

It might have been easier to colour them manually ...

Save this workbook as Coloured films, then close it down.

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