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Nested Ifs in VBA

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Fri 21 Aug 2009, 15:45 replyReply Delegate Dimitrios said...

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Nested Ifs in VBA

I had created a piece of code trying to test some data adn I had to use numerous if statements. Peter suggested that using the Case function would be better and more effiecient. How exactly can I replace Ifs with Cases?

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Mon 24 Aug 2009, 15:00 replyReply Trainer Simon said...

RE: Nested Ifs in VBA

Hi Dimitrios,

Thank you for your question.

You start with 'Select Case' and the name of the variable.

E.g. Select Case MarkUp

Multiple conditions are handled by 'Case Is'.

E.g. Case Is MarkUp > 2000

Underneath each 'Case Is' you type the true answer.

E.g. Case Is MarkUp > 2000
Commission = MarkUp * 0.05

Case Is MarkUp > 1000
Commission = MarkUp * 0.03

Continue this pattern until all the conditions have been entered.

Use 'Case Else' to input the answer for all the remaining values not covered by the conditions.

E.g. Case Else
Commission = 0

Finally you need to close the Select command with:

E.g. End Select

I hope this answers your question.

Regards

Simon

 

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