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How to select range based on cell value in another column in Excel?

In this article, I will talk about how to select ranges based on cell value in another column. Take an example, if the cells display FALSE in column C, the relative cells in column A and column B will be selected as below screenshot shown. There is no built-in feature that can help you to solve this task, but in this article, I can handle it with a VBA code.
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Select range based on cell value in another column by VBA code

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Select range based on cell value in another column by VBA code

1. Enable the sheet you want to use, and press Alt + F11 keys to enable the Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications window.

2. Click Insert > Module, and then paste below code to the new Module window.

VBA: Select range based on cell value

Sub SelectByCellValue()
'UpdatebyExtendoffice20161128
    Dim lastrow As Long
    Dim xRg As Range, yRg As Range
    'change Sheet1 to suit
    With ThisWorkbook.Worksheets("Sheet2")
        lastrow = .Cells(.Rows.Count, "C").End(xlUp).Row
        Application.ScreenUpdating = False
        For Each xRg In .Range("C1:C" & lastrow)
            If UCase(xRg.Text) = "FALSE" Then
                If yRg Is Nothing Then
                    Set yRg = .Range("A" & xRg.Row).Resize(, 2)
                Else
                    Set yRg = Union(yRg, .Range("A" & xRg.Row).Resize(, 2))
                End If
            End If
        Next xRg
        Application.ScreenUpdating = True
    End With

    If Not yRg Is Nothing Then yRg.Select
End Sub

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3. Press F5 key to run the VBA, and then the ranges have been selected based on the values in column C.

Note: in the VBA script, Sheet2 is the active sheet name, C indicate the column you want to select based on, the A and 2 in ("A" & xRg.Row).Resize(, 2) indicates that to select two columns from column A. You can change the references as you need.

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