By james


2012-06-23 12:20:51 8 Comments

When I want to find the last used cell value, I use:

Dim LastRow As Long

LastRow = Range("E4:E48").End(xlDown).Row

Debug.Print LastRow

I am getting the wrong output when I put a single element into a cell. But when I put more than one value into the cell, the output is correct. What's the reason behind this?

12 comments

@Nickolay 2018-04-22 23:01:27

Since the original question is about problems with finding the last cell, in this answer I will list the various ways you can get unexpected results; see my answer to "How can I find last row that contains data in the Excel sheet with a macro?" for my take on solving this.

I'll start by expanding on the answer by sancho.s and the comment by GlennFromIowa, adding even more detail:

[...] one has first to decide what is considered used. I see at least 6 meanings. Cell has:

  • 1) data, i.e., a formula, possibly resulting in a blank value;
  • 2) a value, i.e., a non-blank formula or constant;
  • 3) formatting;
  • 4) conditional formatting;
  • 5) a shape (including Comment) overlapping the cell;
  • 6) involvement in a Table (List Object).

Which combination do you want to test for? Some (such as Tables) may be more difficult to test for, and some may be rare (such as a shape outside of data range), but others may vary based on the situation (e.g., formulas with blank values).

Other things you might want to consider:

  • A) Can there be hidden rows (e.g. autofilter), blank cells or blank rows?
  • B) What kind of performance is acceptable?
  • C) Can the VBA macro affect the workbook or the application settings in any way?

With that in mind, let's see how the common ways of getting the "last cell" can produce unexpected results:

  • The .End(xlDown) code from the question will break most easily (e.g. with a single non-empty cell or when there are blank cells in between) for the reasons explained in the answer by Siddharth Rout here (search for "xlDown is equally unreliable.") 👎
  • Any solution based on Counting (CountA or Cells*.Count) or .CurrentRegion will also break in presence of blank cells or rows 👎
  • A solution involving .End(xlUp) to search backwards from the end of a column will, just as CTRL+UP, look for data (formulas producing a blank value are considered "data") in visible rows (so using it with autofilter enabled might produce incorrect results ⚠️).

    You have to take care to avoid the standard pitfalls (for details I'll again refer to the answer by Siddharth Rout here, look for the "Find Last Row in a Column" section), such as hard-coding the last row (Range("A65536").End(xlUp)) instead of relying on sht.Rows.Count.

  • .SpecialCells(xlLastCell) is equivalent to CTRL+END, returning the bottom-most and right-most cell of the "used range", so all caveats that apply to relying on the "used range", apply to this method as well. In addition, the "used range" is only reset when saving the workbook and when accessing worksheet.UsedRange, so xlLastCell might produce stale results⚠️ with unsaved modifications (e.g. after some rows were deleted). See the nearby answer by dotNET.
  • sht.UsedRange (described in detail in the answer by sancho.s here) considers both data and formatting (though not conditional formatting) and resets the "used range" of the worksheet, which may or may not be what you want.

    Note that a common mistake ️is to use .UsedRange.Rows.Count⚠️, which returns the number of rows in the used range, not the last row number (they will be different if the first few rows are blank), for details see newguy's answer to How can I find last row that contains data in the Excel sheet with a macro?

  • .Find allows you to find the last row with any data (including formulas) or a non-blank value in any column. You can choose whether you're interested in formulas or values, but the catch is that it resets the defaults in the Excel's Find dialog ️️⚠️, which can be highly confusing to your users. It also needs to be used carefully, see the answer by Siddharth Rout here (section "Find Last Row in a Sheet")
  • More explicit solutions that check individual Cells' in a loop are generally slower than re-using an Excel function (although can still be performant), but let you specify exactly what you want to find. See my solution based on UsedRange and VBA arrays to find the last cell with data in the given column -- it handles hidden rows, filters, blanks, does not modify the Find defaults and is quite performant.

Whatever solution you pick, be careful

  • to use Long instead of Integer to store the row numbers (to avoid getting Overflow with more than 65k rows) and
  • to always specify the worksheet you're working with (i.e. Dim ws As Worksheet ... ws.Range(...) instead of Range(...))
  • when using .Value (which is a Variant) avoid implicit casts like .Value <> "" as they will fail if the cell contains an error value.

@Vityata 2018-06-01 19:30:44

For the last 3+ years these are the functions that I am using for finding last row and last column per defined column(for row) and row(for column):

Last Column:

Function lastCol(Optional wsName As String, Optional rowToCheck As Long = 1) As Long

    Dim ws  As Worksheet

    If wsName = vbNullString Then
        Set ws = ActiveSheet
    Else
        Set ws = Worksheets(wsName)
    End If

    lastCol = ws.Cells(rowToCheck, ws.Columns.Count).End(xlToLeft).Column

End Function

Last Row:

Function lastRow(Optional wsName As String, Optional columnToCheck As Long = 1) As Long

    Dim ws As Worksheet

    If wsName = vbNullString Then
        Set ws = ActiveSheet
    Else
        Set ws = Worksheets(wsName)
    End If

    lastRow = ws.Cells(ws.Rows.Count, columnToCheck).End(xlUp).Row

End Function

For the case of the OP, this is the way to get the last row in column E:

Debug.Print lastRow(columnToCheck:=Range("E4:E48").Column)

@sancho.s 2014-12-24 13:34:51

As to the correct way of finding the last used cell, one has first to decide what is considered used, and then select a suitable method. I conceive at least three meanings:

  1. Used = non-blank, i.e., having data.

  2. Used = "... in use, meaning the section that contains data or formatting." As per official documentation, this is the criterion used by Excel at the time of saving. See also this. If one is not aware of this, the criterion may produce unexpected results, but it may also be intentionally exploited (less often, surely), e.g., to highlight or print specific regions, which may eventually have no data. And, of course, it is desirable as a criterion for the range to use when saving a workbook, lest losing part of one's work.

  3. Used = "... in use, meaning the section that contains data or formatting" or conditional formatting. Same as 2., but also including cells that are the target for any Conditional Formatting rule.

How to find the last used cell depends on what you want (your criterion).

For criterion 1, I suggest reading this answer. Note that UsedRange is cited as unreliable. I think that is misleading (i.e., "unfair" to UsedRange), as UsedRange is simply not meant to report the last cell containing data. So it should not be used in this case, as indicated in that answer. See also this comment.

For criterion 2, UsedRange is the most reliable option, as compared to other options also designed for this use. It even makes it unnecessary to save a workbook to make sure that the last cell is updated. Ctrl+End will go to a wrong cell prior to saving (“The last cell is not reset until you save the worksheet”, from http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa139976%28v=office.10%29.aspx. It is an old reference, but in this respect valid).

For criterion 3, I do not know any built-in method. Criterion 2 does not account for Conditional Formatting. One may have formatted cells, based on formulas, which are not detected by UsedRange or Ctrl+End. In the figure, the last cell is B3, since formatting was applied explicitly to it. Cells B6:D7 have a format derived from a Conditional Formatting rule, and this is not detected even by UsedRange. Accounting for this would require some VBA programming.

enter image description here


As to your specific question: What's the reason behind this?

Your code uses the first cell in your range E4:E48 as a trampoline, for jumping down with End(xlDown).

The "erroneous" output will obtain if there are no non-blank cells in your range other than perhaps the first. Then, you are leaping in the dark, i.e., down the worksheet (you should note the difference between blank and empty string!).

Note that:

  1. If your range contains non-contiguous non-blank cells, then it will also give a wrong result.

  2. If there is only one non-blank cell, but it is not the first one, your code will still give you the correct result.

@GlennFromIowa 2017-04-12 18:42:05

I agree that one has first to decide what is considered used. I see at least 6 meanings. Cell has: 1) data, i.e., a formula, possibly resulting in a blank value; 2) a value, i.e., a non-blank formula or constant; 3) formatting; 4) conditional formatting; 5) a shape (including Comment) overlapping the cell; 6) involvement in a Table (List Object). Which combination do you want to test for? Some (such as Tables) may be more difficult to test for, and some may be rare (such as a shape outside of data range), but others may vary based on the situation (e.g., formulas with blank values).

@M-M 2017-05-08 21:48:48

However this question is seeking to find the last row using VBA, I think it would be good to include an array formula for worksheet function as this gets visited frequently:

{=ADDRESS(MATCH(INDEX(D:D,MAX(IF(D:D<>"",ROW(D:D)-ROW(D1)+1)),1),D:D,0),COLUMN(D:D))}

You need to enter the formula without brackets and then hit Shift + Ctrl + Enter to make it an array formula.

This will give you address of last used cell in the column D.

@J. Chomel 2017-05-17 15:23:25

I was looking for a way to mimic the CTRL+Shift+End, so dotNET solution is great, except with my Excel 2010 I need to add a set if I want to avoid an error:

Function GetLastCell(sh As Worksheet) As Range
  Set GetLastCell = sh.Cells(1, 1).SpecialCells(xlLastCell)
End Function

and how to check this for yourself:

Sub test()
  Dim ws As Worksheet, r As Range
  Set ws = ActiveWorkbook.Sheets("Sheet1")
  Set r = GetLastCell(ws)
  MsgBox r.Column & "-" & r.Row
End Sub

@Siddharth Rout 2012-06-23 13:33:16

NOTE: I intend to make this a "one stop post" where you can use the Correct way to find the last row. This will also cover the best practices to follow when finding the last row. And hence I will keep on updating it whenever I come across a new scenario/information.


Unreliable ways of finding the last row

Some of the most common ways of finding last row which are highly unreliable and hence should never be used.

  1. UsedRange
  2. xlDown
  3. CountA

UsedRange should NEVER be used to find the last cell which has data. It is highly unreliable. Try this experiment.

Type something in cell A5. Now when you calculate the last row with any of the methods given below, it will give you 5. Now color the cell A10 red. If you now use the any of the below code, you will still get 5. If you use Usedrange.Rows.Count what do you get? It won't be 5.

Here is a scenario to show how UsedRange works.

enter image description here

xlDown is equally unreliable.

Consider this code

lastrow = Range("A1").End(xlDown).Row

What would happen if there was only one cell (A1) which had data? You will end up reaching the last row in the worksheet! It's like selecting cell A1 and then pressing End key and then pressing Down Arrow key. This will also give you unreliable results if there are blank cells in a range.

CountA is also unreliable because it will give you incorrect result if there are blank cells in between.

And hence one should avoid the use of UsedRange, xlDown and CountA to find the last cell.


Find Last Row in a Column

To find the last Row in Col E use this

With Sheets("Sheet1")
    LastRow = .Range("E" & .Rows.Count).End(xlUp).Row
End With

If you notice that we have a . before Rows.Count. We often chose to ignore that. See THIS question on the possible error that you may get. I always advise using . before Rows.Count and Columns.Count. That question is a classic scenario where the code will fail because the Rows.Count returns 65536 for Excel 2003 and earlier and 1048576 for Excel 2007 and later. Similarly Columns.Count returns 256 and 16384, respectively.

The above fact that Excel 2007+ has 1048576 rows also emphasizes on the fact that we should always declare the variable which will hold the row value as Long instead of Integer else you will get an Overflow error.


Find Last Row in a Sheet

To find the Effective last row in the sheet, use this. Notice the use of Application.WorksheetFunction.CountA(.Cells). This is required because if there are no cells with data in the worksheet then .Find will give you Run Time Error 91: Object Variable or With block variable not set

With Sheets("Sheet1")
    If Application.WorksheetFunction.CountA(.Cells) <> 0 Then
        lastrow = .Cells.Find(What:="*", _
                      After:=.Range("A1"), _
                      Lookat:=xlPart, _
                      LookIn:=xlFormulas, _
                      SearchOrder:=xlByRows, _
                      SearchDirection:=xlPrevious, _
                      MatchCase:=False).Row
    Else
        lastrow = 1
    End If
End With

Find Last Row in a Table (ListObject)

The same principles apply, for example to get the last row in the third column of a table:

Sub FindLastRowInExcelTableColAandB()
Dim lastRow As Long
Dim ws As Worksheet, tbl as ListObject
Set ws = Sheets("Sheet1")  'Modify as needed
'Assuming the name of the table is "Table1", modify as needed
Set tbl = ws.ListObjects("Table1")

With tbl.ListColumns(3).Range
    lastrow = .Find(What:="*", _
                After:=.Cells(1), _
                Lookat:=xlPart, _
                LookIn:=xlFormulas, _
                SearchOrder:=xlByRows, _
                SearchDirection:=xlPrevious, _
                MatchCase:=False).Row
End With

End Sub

@Jean-François Corbett 2012-06-23 20:46:20

+1 but what's an Effective last row?

@Siddharth Rout 2012-06-23 20:51:05

@Jean-FrançoisCorbett: Probably wrong choice of word by me? I mean the actual Last Row. The Actual last row may not be the same as the Last Row that we might get using UsedRange

@phan 2012-08-13 19:32:44

Siddharth Rout can you please elaborate and explain your last comment? Why might you get two different values for the 2 methods you describe?

@Siddharth Rout 2012-08-13 19:48:04

@phan: Type something in cell A5. Now when you calculate the last row with any of the methods given above, it will give you 5. Now color the cell A10 red. If you now use the any of the above code, you will still get 5. If you use Usedrange.Rows.Count what do you get? It won't be 5. Usedrange is highly unreliable to find the last row.

@Carl Colijn 2014-01-31 12:34:08

Do note that .Find unfortunately messes up the user's settings in the Find dialog - i.e. Excel only has 1 set of settings for the dialog, and you using .Find replaces them. Another trick is to still use UsedRange, but use it as an absolute (but unreliable) maximum from which you determine the correct maximum.

@Siddharth Rout 2014-01-31 12:37:10

@CarlColijn: I wouldn't call it messing. :) Excel simply remembers the last setting. Even when you manually do a Find, it remembers the last setting which in fact is a boon if one knows this "fact"

@Keith Park 2014-08-29 07:09:56

Thank you for your great answer!. It helped me a lot. I'd like to translate this article to share with my Korean friends. It will be posted here ctrlaltdel Please let me know if you mind it. then I'll delete it.

@Siddharth Rout 2014-08-29 07:11:44

@KeithPark: Please go ahead :) Knowledge only has a meaning if it is spread :)

@Siddharth Rout 2014-08-29 07:13:31

@KeithPark: I wouldn't mind if you pointed a link back to this site as well :P

@Keith Park 2014-08-29 08:50:43

@SiddharthRout I certainly will~ Thanks!

@Gary's Student 2014-09-04 12:40:49

@SiddharthRout Nice approach! If the last used cell happened to contain only a Comment and nothing else would we need two Find() statements to locate it? Can the Find() method find either data or Comments??

@Siddharth Rout 2014-09-04 13:14:19

@Gary'sStudent: No. The above .Find will not find comments. For comments you can use SpecialCells with xlCellTypeComments :)

@tbur 2014-10-25 22:40:24

@SiddharthRout I hope you're making bags of money off of all this talent. :)

@sancho.s 2014-12-24 13:52:24

I think that your description of UsedRange (it is highly unreliable to find the last cell which has data) is misleading. UsedRange is simply not intended for that purpose, even though in some cases it may give the correct result. I think that the experiment proposed adds to the confusion. The result obtained with UsedRange ($A$1:$A$8) does not depend on first entering data an deleting it. The figure on the right will still be the same even without having entered data an deleted it. Please see my answer.

@user4317867 2015-01-22 23:39:28

What about the PowerShell spin on this VBA code? I've tried this $lastrow = $Worksheet.UsedRange.Rows.Count and $lastcol = $Worksheet.UsedRange.Columns.Count along with $range = $WorkSheet.Range($lastrow,$lastcol) which results in every row being selected.

@GUI Junkie 2015-12-22 16:27:39

I found an interesting bug in Excel2013. When the ActiveCell is in a table, the result is the last row of the table. To solve this, I assign the ActiveCell to a temporary range variable, then Range("A1").Select, then find, then temporary range.select. Ugly, but effective.

@Trm 2016-04-18 13:26:48

It does seem to work for A clumn, but if I adjust range to C1 it always returns 1 as last row (not because of Else statement). So not sure what's wrong here

@Trm 2016-04-18 13:35:27

Nevermind. Used formula for the sheet and not column

@Jacob H 2017-08-28 19:38:08

Very helpful, even in 2017!

@Duc Anh Nguyen 2017-09-01 01:26:16

to apply for last column then use this? ".Cells(1, .Columns.Count).End(xlToLeft).Column"

@Siddharth Rout 2017-09-03 06:11:06

@DucAnhNguyen : Yes

@user85489 2016-06-29 08:07:22

Sub lastRow()

    Dim i As Long
        i = Cells(Rows.Count, 1).End(xlUp).Row
            MsgBox i

End Sub

sub LastRow()

'Paste & for better understanding of the working use F8 Key to run the code .

dim WS as worksheet
dim i as long

set ws = thisworkbook("SheetName")

ws.activate

ws.range("a1").select

ws.range("a1048576").select

activecell.end(xlup).select

i= activecell.row

msgbox "My Last Row Is " & i

End sub

@ZygD 2015-12-23 21:55:40

I created this one-stop function for determining the last row, column and cell, be it for data, formatted (grouped/commented/hidden) cells or conditional formatting.

Sub LastCellMsg()
    Dim strResult As String
    Dim lngDataRow As Long
    Dim lngDataCol As Long
    Dim strDataCell As String
    Dim strDataFormatRow As String
    Dim lngDataFormatCol As Long
    Dim strDataFormatCell As String
    Dim oFormatCond As FormatCondition
    Dim lngTempRow As Long
    Dim lngTempCol As Long
    Dim lngCFRow As Long
    Dim lngCFCol As Long
    Dim strCFCell As String
    Dim lngOverallRow As Long
    Dim lngOverallCol As Long
    Dim strOverallCell As String

    With ActiveSheet

        If .ListObjects.Count > 0 Then
            MsgBox "Cannot return reliable results, as there is at least one table in the worksheet."
            Exit Sub
        End If

        strResult = "Workbook name: " & .Parent.Name & vbCrLf
        strResult = strResult & "Sheet name: " & .Name & vbCrLf

        'DATA:
        'last data row
        If Application.WorksheetFunction.CountA(.Cells) <> 0 Then
            lngDataRow = .Cells.Find(What:="*", _
             After:=.Range("A1"), _
             Lookat:=xlPart, _
             LookIn:=xlFormulas, _
             SearchOrder:=xlByRows, _
             SearchDirection:=xlPrevious, _
             MatchCase:=False).Row
        Else
            lngDataRow = 1
        End If
        'strResult = strResult & "Last data row: " & lngDataRow & vbCrLf

        'last data column
        If Application.WorksheetFunction.CountA(.Cells) <> 0 Then
            lngDataCol = .Cells.Find(What:="*", _
             After:=.Range("A1"), _
             Lookat:=xlPart, _
             LookIn:=xlFormulas, _
             SearchOrder:=xlByColumns, _
             SearchDirection:=xlPrevious, _
             MatchCase:=False).Column
        Else
            lngDataCol = 1
        End If
        'strResult = strResult & "Last data column: " & lngDataCol & vbCrLf

        'last data cell
        strDataCell = Replace(Cells(lngDataRow, lngDataCol).Address, "$", vbNullString)
        strResult = strResult & "Last data cell: " & strDataCell & vbCrLf

        'FORMATS:
        'last data/formatted/grouped/commented/hidden row
        strDataFormatRow = StrReverse(Split(StrReverse(.UsedRange.Address), "$")(0))
        'strResult = strResult & "Last data/formatted row: " & strDataFormatRow & vbCrLf

        'last data/formatted/grouped/commented/hidden column
        lngDataFormatCol = Range(StrReverse(Split(StrReverse(.UsedRange.Address), "$")(1)) & "1").Column
        'strResult = strResult & "Last data/formatted column: " & lngDataFormatCol & vbCrLf

        'last data/formatted/grouped/commented/hidden cell
        strDataFormatCell = Replace(Cells(strDataFormatRow, lngDataFormatCol).Address, "$", vbNullString)
        strResult = strResult & "Last data/formatted cell: " & strDataFormatCell & vbCrLf

        'CONDITIONAL FORMATS:
        For Each oFormatCond In .Cells.FormatConditions

            'last conditionally-formatted row
            lngTempRow = CLng(StrReverse(Split(StrReverse(oFormatCond.AppliesTo.Address), "$")(0)))
            If lngTempRow > lngCFRow Then lngCFRow = lngTempRow

            'last conditionally-formatted column
            lngTempCol = Range(StrReverse(Split(StrReverse(oFormatCond.AppliesTo.Address), "$")(1)) & "1").Column
            If lngTempCol > lngCFCol Then lngCFCol = lngTempCol
        Next
        'no results are returned for Conditional Format if there is no such
        If lngCFRow <> 0 Then
            'strResult = strResult & "Last cond-formatted row: " & lngCFRow & vbCrLf
            'strResult = strResult & "Last cond-formatted column: " & lngCFCol & vbCrLf

            'last conditionally-formatted cell
            strCFCell = Replace(Cells(lngCFRow, lngCFCol).Address, "$", vbNullString)
            strResult = strResult & "Last cond-formatted cell: " & strCFCell & vbCrLf
        End If

        'OVERALL:
        lngOverallRow = Application.WorksheetFunction.Max(lngDataRow, strDataFormatRow, lngCFRow)
        'strResult = strResult & "Last overall row: " & lngOverallRow & vbCrLf
        lngOverallCol = Application.WorksheetFunction.Max(lngDataCol, lngDataFormatCol, lngCFCol)
        'strResult = strResult & "Last overall column: " & lngOverallCol & vbCrLf
        strOverallCell = Replace(.Cells(lngOverallRow, lngOverallCol).Address, "$", vbNullString)
        strResult = strResult & "Last overall cell: " & strOverallCell & vbCrLf

        MsgBox strResult
        Debug.Print strResult

    End With

End Sub

Results look like this:
determine last cell

For more detailed results, some lines in the code can be uncommented:
last column, row

One limitation exists - if there are tables in the sheet, results can become unreliable, so I decided to avoid running the code in this case:

If .ListObjects.Count > 0 Then
    MsgBox "Cannot return reliable results, as there is at least one table in the worksheet."
    Exit Sub
End If

@ZygD 2016-02-09 04:36:50

@franklin - I've just noticed an inbox message with your correction which was rejected by reviewers. I corrected that mistake. I already used this function once when I needed and I will use it again, so really, huge thanks, my friend!

@Bishop 2015-01-02 18:58:31

One important note to keep in mind when using the solution ...

LastRow = ws.Cells.Find(What:="*", After:=ws.range("a1"), SearchOrder:=xlByRows, SearchDirection:=xlPrevious).Row

... is to ensure that your LastRow variable is of Long type:

Dim LastRow as Long

Otherwise you will end up getting OVERFLOW errors in certain situations in .XLSX workbooks

This is my encapsulated function that I drop in to various code uses.

Private Function FindLastRow(ws As Worksheet) As Long
    ' --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    ' Find the last used Row on a Worksheet
    ' --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    If WorksheetFunction.CountA(ws.Cells) > 0 Then
        ' Search for any entry, by searching backwards by Rows.
        FindLastRow = ws.Cells.Find(What:="*", After:=ws.range("a1"), SearchOrder:=xlByRows, SearchDirection:=xlPrevious).Row
    End If
End Function

@Ashwith Ullal 2015-10-01 05:09:44

sub last_filled_cell()
msgbox range("a65536").end(xlup).row
end sub

"here a65536 is last cell in the column a this code was tested on excel sti72003"200

and if u are using its "a1,048,576"

my code is just for the beginners to understand the concepts of what end(xlup) and other related commands can do

@shoover 2015-10-01 19:14:33

Can you explain how your code answers this old question?

@Kevin Brown 2015-10-02 21:48:56

While this answer is probably correct and useful, it is preferred if you include some explanation along with it to explain how it helps to solve the problem. This becomes especially useful in the future, if there is a change (possibly unrelated) that causes it to stop working and users need to understand how it once worked.

@Ashwith Ullal 2015-12-13 04:50:38

I apologizes, i have corrected my mistake ....

@dotNET 2015-04-27 15:21:54

I wonder that nobody has mentioned this, But the easiest way of getting the last used cell is:

Function GetLastCell(sh as Worksheet) As Range
    GetLastCell = sh.Cells(1,1).SpecialCells(xlLastCell)
End Function

This essentially returns the same cell that you get by Ctrl + End after selecting Cell A1.

A word of caution: Excel keeps track of the most bottom-right cell that was ever used in a worksheet. So if for example you enter something in B3 and something else in H8 and then later on delete the contents of H8, pressing Ctrl + End will still take you to H8 cell. The above function will have the same behavior.

@shA.t 2015-04-28 04:28:05

Last Cell in Excel sometimes refers to an empty cell (from Used Range) that is different from Last Used Cell ;).

@shA.t 2015-04-28 05:06:27

The OP needed just the last row but you are right, last cell should be H5; But you can test your function after deleting value in A5 You will see that the last cell is that empty cell, and I think your code needs some edits like that Cells(1,1).Select() is invalid it maybe is ActiveSheet.Cells(1,1).Select; Also in VBA it's not recommended to use Select ;).

@Rachel Hettinger 2015-06-04 00:04:39

This breaks two cardinal rules for Excel VBA: Don't use Select! And don't assume sheet you want is the active one.

@no comprende 2014-11-05 15:24:15

I would add to the answer given by Siddarth Rout to say that the CountA call can be skipped by having Find return a Range object, instead of a row number, and then test the returned Range object to see if it is Nothing (blank worksheet).

Also, I would have my version of any LastRow procedure return a zero for a blank worksheet, then I can know it is blank.

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