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How to use macro to insert row below table in Excel?

Author: Siluvia Last Modified: 2020-07-09

It is common for us to add blank rows at the bottom of a specified table in order to expand the table and add new content. This article is talking about using a macro to insert a new row below a specified table and keep the formula of the above cell in Excel.

Use macro to insert row below table in Excel


Use macro to insert row below table in Excel

Please do as follows to insert a blank row below a specified table with macro.

1. Press the Alt + F11 keys simultaneously to open the Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications window.

2. In the Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications window, please click Insert > Module to open the Module window. Then copy and paste the below VBA code into the window.

VBA code: use macro to insert a blank row below a specified table

Sub AddRows()
'Updated by Extendoffice 2017/9/12
    Dim xLastRow As Long
    Dim xRg As Range
    Dim xAddress As String
    On Error Resume Next
    xAddress = ActiveWindow.RangeSelection.Address
    Set xRg = Application.InputBox("Please select the table range you will insert blank row below:", "KuTools For Excel", xAddress, , , , , 8)
    If xRg Is Nothing Then Exit Sub
    xLastRow = xRg.Row + xRg.Rows.Count
    xRg.Rows(xLastRow).FillDown
    xRg.Rows(xLastRow).SpecialCells(xlCellTypeConstants).ClearContents
End Sub

3. Press the F5 key to run the code. And a Kutools for Excel dialog box pops up, please select the certain table range you will add a blank row below, and then click the OK button. See screenshot:

Then you can see a new blank row is added at the bottom of the specified table. And formula in above cell is also reserved in the newly inserted row as below see screenshot shown:

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Slightly shorter version: Activesheet.ListObjects(1).ListRows.Add
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