How to find and get the value of first visible cell after filtering in Excel?
In some cases, you may need to get the value of the first visible cell in a filtered list. How to achieve it? This article will show you methods to solve it.
You can apply the following array formula to get the value of the first visible cell in a filtered list. Please do as follows.
1. Select a blank cell for placing the first visible value, enter the below formula into it, and then press the Ctrl + Shift + Enter keys simultaneously.
Note: In the formula, C2:C19 is the filtered list that you want to return the first visible cell value, C2 is the first cell of the list. You can change them as you need.
Then you can see the value of first visible cell in the filtered list populated in the selected cell as above screenshot shown.
Besides using the above array formula to get value of first visible cell in a filtered list, you can run the below VBA script to quickly return the first visible cell of a filtered list. Please do as follows.
1. Select a blank cell such as E8 for placing the first visible cell value of a filtered list.
2. Press Alt + F11 keys simultaneously to open the Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications window.
3. In the Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications window, click Insert > Module. Then copy and paste the below VBA code into the Module window.
VBA code: find and get the value of first visible cell after filtering in Excel
Sub FirstVisibleCell() With Worksheets("Sheet1").AutoFilter.Range ActiveCell.Value2 = Range("C" & .Offset(1, 0).SpecialCells(xlCellTypeVisible)(1).Row).Value2 End With End Sub
Note: In the code, Sheet1 is the sheet name which contains the filtered list. “C” is the column name that you want to get the first visible value from. You can change them as you need.
3. Press the F5 key to run the code, then the first visible cell of filtered list which locates in column C will be populated into cell E8 immediately.
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