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#### Dan Dungan

developing in Access, but the boss wants excel. I've looked for code

to use for looping through spreadsheets, but I haven't found an idea

yet. I don't know how to write the code for my plan.

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Details:

We're using Excel 2003 on windows xp.

The boss wants to use excel to summarize material use in our plating

department.

We have several plating codes. Each plating code represents a process

the uses several tanks of differing solutions. Each tank has a code.

The same tank may be used in several processes.

We will determine the weight for each job and assign a load number.

We want to get a total weight of material that passed through each

tank and receive a notice when the total reaches 200 pounds.

The boss wants the administrator to enter the weight for each load

daily. There may be more than one load per day. Then he wants the

spreadsheet to add that weight to each of the tanks used in that

specific plating code.

Then he wants a summary that shows the total weight for all tanks.

There are several tanks, I haven't been able to determine the total

quantity of tanks yet. Here's a partial list of Tank names:

A20,A17,A18,A19,B11,B12,B13,B14,B19,B21,B22,B23,B24,B25,B27,B28,B29,B30,B31,B32,B33,B34,B35,B36,B37,B38,B39,B40,B42,B43,B44,B45,B46,B47,B48,B49,B50,B51,B52,B53,B54,B55,B60,B61,B62,B63,B65,B66,B67,C1,C10,C11,C12,C13,C16,C17,C19,C2,C20,C21,C27,C3,C4,C5,C6,C7,C8,C9

Here's a partial list of plating codes:

10,10A,24,25,30,30A,30B,48,87,90,99

Here's a partial list of tanks used in plating codes:

10A

B35 B36 B37 B38 B39 B40 B21 C10

24

B27 B28 B29 B30 B31 B32 B33 B34 B44 B46 B45 B47 B48 B49 C16 B50 C17

B51 C19 B52 C20 B53 C21 B54 B55 C11 C12 C13 C10 B19

30

B35 B36 B37 B60 B61 B62 B63

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Proposed plan:

So what feedback do you have for the following plan?

Each spreadsheet in the workbook represents activity for one plating

code.

Populate the column headers with the tank names used in that plating

code's process.

Include a column for date and a column for load number.

The administrator enters the date on the next row in cell A, then

enters the load number in cell B, then the weight in Cell C. The

spreadsheet fills that amount for all the tanks in that process.

After all the jobs are entered for the day. The administrator runs a

macros that loops through the workbook to determine the total for each

tank and put that amount another sheet--the summary sheet which will

have every tank listed in the header column.