This post will guide you how to select a diagonal range in excel. How do I use diagonal cells to select a range in excel. How to create a new excel Macro code to select a diagonal range in the sheet.
Select Diagonal Cells
Assuming that you have a list of data, and you can easily select multiple cells in the table and do you know how to select select the diagonal range of cells in the list. To select diagonal cells in excel, you can create an Excel VBA Macro to achieve the result. Just do the following steps:
#1 open your excel workbook and then click on “Visual Basic” command under DEVELOPER Tab, or just press “ALT+F11” shortcut.
#2 then the “Visual Basic Editor” window will appear.
#3 click “Insert” ->”Module” to create a new module
#4 paste the below VBA code into the code window. Then clicking “Save” button.
Sub selectDiagonalRange() Dim myLong As Long Dim myCount As Long Dim myRange As Range Set myRange = ActiveCell If myRange Is Nothing Then Exit Sub myCount = Val(InputBox("How many diagonal cells do you want to select?", "select diagonal range")) If myCount = 0 Then Exit Sub For myLong = 1 To (myCount - 1) Set myRange = Union(myRange, ActiveCell.Offset(myLong, myLong)) Next myLong myRange.Select End Sub
#5 Type the number that you want to select diagonal cells.
#6 back to the current worksheet, then run the above excel macro. Click Run button.
#7 lets see the result: