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Extracting and copying data from Excel to a new workbook

I have an Excel spreadsheet that contains information on the members of a large society. The worksheet has 34 columns (A through AH) and 14000 rows. The last column identifies members' regions, of which there are 10 worldwide.

I want to extract and copy all of the data columns for each region into separate worksheets. That is, I need to collect all the data from Region 1 and put it in its own worksheet. Do the same for each region.

I have already sorted on the region number, so that all members in a given region appear in contiguous rows.

The Brute Force method may be to highlight and copy rows, but because there are so many it is difficult to do that without getting frustrated.

Help! I haven't got a clue!

Vince

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Re: copying selected data

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Use Data>Filter>Autofilter, then choose, copy and paste each region. Use cntl-shift-arrow keys to select all rows of the current chosen region. That's 10 easy operations, I should say.

Hope this helps.


Kees

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Extracting Excel Data

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Kees,

Thanks for the reply. I will give it a try.

Vince

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