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Highlight Cells with Comments Using Macros In Excel

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Have a lot of comments in your spreadsheet and want to find all of them? Excel Macros can highlight all cells with comments for you!

Make sure your Excel has the Developer Tab enabled following this tutorial.

I explain how you can do this below step by step!

What does it do?

Highlights all cells with comments

Copy Source Code:


Sub HighlightCellsWithComments()

'Select the cells with comments
Selection.SpecialCells(xlCellTypeComments).Select

'Set all the cells' style to the Note style
Selection.Style= "Note"

End Sub

Final Result: 

Highlight Cells with Comments Using Macros In Excel

Exercise Workbook:

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Download excel workbookHighlight-Cells-with-Comments.xlsm


This is our initial set of data, you can see the ones with the red triangle on the right corner are the ones with comments inserted:

Highlight Cells with Comments Using Macros In Excel

STEP 1: Go to Developer > Code > Visual Basic

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STEP 2: Paste in your code and Select Save. Close the window afterwards.

Highlight Cells with Comments Using Macros In Excel

 

STEP 3: Let us test it out!

Open the sheet containing the data. Go to Developer > Code > Macros

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Make sure your macro is selected. Click Run.

Highlight Cells with Comments Using Macros In Excel

 

With just one click, all of the cells with comments are now highlighted!Highlight Cells with Comments Using Macros In Excel

 

How to Highlight Cells with Comments Using Macros In Excel

 

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