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How to add border line below when value changes in an Excel column?

Author: Sun Last Modified: 2020-09-14

There is a list of data which includes repeat values, and for better classifying the values, I add a border line below when the value changes in the list as below screenshot shown. In this article, I will talk about how to quickly add border line below when the value changes in an Excel column.
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Add border line below when value changes with VBA

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Obviously, there is no built-in function in Excel that can help you to add border line below when value changes, but there is a VBA code I can introduce.

1. Press Alt + F11 keys to enable Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications window.

2. Click Insert > Module, and paste below code to the blank script Module.

VBA: add border line below when value changes

Sub AddBorderLineWhenValueChanges()
    Application.ScreenUpdating = False
    Dim LastRow As Long
    Dim xrg As Range
    LastRow = Cells.Find("*", SearchOrder:=xlByRows, SearchDirection:=xlPrevious).Row
    For Each xrg In Range("A2:A" & LastRow)
        If xrg <> xrg.Offset(1, 0) Then
            Range("A" & xrg.Row & ":K" & xrg.Row).Borders(xlEdgeBottom).LineStyle = xlContinuous
        End If
    Next xrg
    Application.ScreenUpdating = True
End Sub

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3. Press F5 key to execute the code. Then the border lines have been added below when value changes in the selection A2:A.
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Note: In the VBA code, A2:A is the range you want to add border line below when its value changes, you can change it as you need.

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