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count cells in a range in macro [closed]

asked 2012-08-17 02:58:03 +0200

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I have a cellrange and I'm trying to get the number of cells populated in that range.

oCellRange = rr_sheet.getCellRangeByName("a63:b68")

I tried count=oCellRange.computeFunction(, but that gives the total number of rows in the range, I just want the ones that have data.

I tried the above call with COUNTA, but that complained and said it was not found. I could write a little function that loops through the DataArray, but I was trying to avoid that.

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May be cellsCount = oCellRange.getRows().getCount() * oCellRange.getColumns().getCount() Why not?

JohnSUN gravatar imageJohnSUN ( 2012-08-17 08:45:30 +0200 )edit

the getCount() does the same thing, it counts all of the rows in the range, not just the ones that are occupied.

ptn4egl gravatar imageptn4egl ( 2012-08-20 00:37:09 +0200 )edit

Oh, excuse me! I did not notice the word "populated"! :-( Difficult to publish the code in the comments, I'll publish it in a reply

JohnSUN gravatar imageJohnSUN ( 2012-08-20 09:36:23 +0200 )edit

no worries. Yea, I ended up writing a little function to return the count of populated cells. Thanks, mine looks very similar to yours.

ptn4egl gravatar imageptn4egl ( 2012-08-21 00:45:58 +0200 )edit

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answered 2012-08-20 09:37:37 +0200

JohnSUN gravatar image

updated 2013-02-20 11:15:37 +0200

Try this:

Sub testCountPopulatedCells
Dim oSheets As Variant
Dim oSheet As Variant
Dim oCellRange As Variant
Dim nCount As Long
    oSheets = ThisComponent.getSheets()
    oSheet = oSheets.getByIndex(0)
    oCellRange = oSheet.getCellRangeByName("A63:B68")
    nCount = getCountNonEmpt(oCellRange) REM # See below...
    Print "nCount = " + nCount
End Sub

Function getCountNonEmpt(oRange As Variant)
Dim oQry As Variant
Dim oCells As Variant
Dim oEnum As Variant
Dim cnt As Long
REM # Here you can combine any of the flags from 
    oQry = oRange.queryContentCells( _
    oCells = oQry.getCells()
    oEnum = oCells.createEnumeration()
    cnt = 0
    Do while oEnum.hasMoreElements()
        cnt = cnt + 1
    getCountNonEmpt = cnt
End Function
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