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EXCEL VBA MACROS EXERCISES▼
Excel VBA Macros | Selecting cells exercise | Battleships - lots of selection exercises
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Open the workbook in the folder above (you may need the courseware chapters on Selecting Ranges open too!).
Write a macro which selects all of the destroyers at the same time (use the UNION method, or just use the syntax Range("... , ... , ...").Select):
The results of running your macro
Now write a macro which assumes that cell E4 is selected, and relative to this cell selects the battleship. Your macro can do this by selecting the block of cells which begins on the same row as the active cell (ie E4) but 5 columns to the right, and which has 5 rows in it and 1 column. You can use the Resize method for this.
Your macro should use these cells selected - you can also use the Range method, as described in the manual, but this is harder
Save your file as Battleships macros, then close it down.