Finding The Last Row Or First And Last Available Blank Row

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Examples on how to first the last row, first available blank row or the last blank row

' last Row, working from the bottom of a Column upwards (therefore the Column can contain blanks & the last Row will still be returned)
MsgBox Cells(Rows.Count, 1).End(xlUp).Row
MsgBox Cells(Rows.Count, "A").End(xlUp).Row
MsgBox ActiveSheet.Cells(ActiveSheet.Rows.Count, "A").End(xlUp).Row
MsgBox Range("A" & Rows.Count).End(xlUp).Row
MsgBox Range("A1:A" & Range("A" & Rows.Count).End(xlUp).Row).Rows.Count ' From the first cell in a named range to the last used cell in the named ranges furthers column to the right Dim colLet As String colLet = Split([StartingCell].Address, "$")(1) Range([StartingCell].Address & ":" & Range(colLet & Range(colLet & Rows.Count).End(xlUp).Row).Address).Select ' From the active cell down to the last used cell in the active cell's column Dim colLet As String colLet = Split(ActiveCell.Address, "$")(1) Range(ActiveCell.Address & ":" & Range(colLet & Range(colLet & Rows.Count).End(xlUp).Row).Address).Select ' for a Column Range to find the last Row before a blank & the next available blank Cell
MsgBox Range("A1:A" & Range("A1").End(xlDown).Row).Rows.Count
MsgBox Range("A1:A" & Range("A1").End(xlDown).Offset(1, 0).Row).Rows.Count ' anywhere on a Worksheet to find the last Row and the next available blank Row
MsgBox Cells.Find(What:="*", SearchDirection:=xlPrevious).Row
MsgBox Cells.Find(What:="*", After:=Range("A1"), SearchOrder:=xlByRows, SearchDirection:=xlPrevious).Row
MsgBox Cells.Find(What:="*", SearchDirection:=xlPrevious).Offset(1, 0).Row ' find the last Row (will stop at first blank) & the next available Row (Range or Cells methods)
MsgBox Range("A1").End(xlDown).Row
MsgBox Range("A1").End(xlDown).Offset(1, 0).Row
MsgBox Cells(1, 1).End(xlDown).Row
MsgBox Cells(1, 1).End(xlDown).Offset(1, 0).Row ' the last Row or first available Row, working from the bottom of the Column upwards
MsgBox Cells(Rows.Count, 1).End(xlUp).Offset(1, 0).Row
MsgBox Cells(Rows.Count, "A").End(xlUp).Offset(1, 0).Row ' the last Row or first available Row, working from the bottom of the Column upwards, Worksheet Function
MsgBox Cells(Application.WorksheetFunction.CountA(Columns(1)) + 1, 1).Row
MsgBox Cells(Application.WorksheetFunction.CountA(Columns(1)) + 1, 1).Offset(1, 0).Row ' the last Row and first available blank Row for a Defined Name / Named Range called 'Header'
MsgBox [Header].End(xlDown).Row
MsgBox [Header].End(xlDown).Offset(1, 0).Row
MsgBox Range("Header").End(xlDown).Row
MsgBox Range("Header").End(xlDown).Offset(1, 0).Row ' using CurrentRegion & UsedRange (may not always be prefferable)
MsgBox Range("A1").CurrentRegion.Rows.Count
MsgBox ActiveSheet.UsedRange.Rows.Count ' find the last blank row in a table column
Dim myTable As ListObject
Set myTable = ActiveSheet.ListObjects(1) 'or .ListObjects("TableName")

Tags: dynamic-ranges

Categories: vba

Updated: November 16, 2018

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