Have a lot of values and want to find the largest value easily? Excel Macro will do the heavy lifting for you by highlighting the max value in your selection of values!

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 the largest value in your selection

Copy Source Code:


Sub HighlightMaxValue()

Dim cell As Range
For Each cell In Selection

'If it matches the highest value, then change the style to be Note
If cell = WorksheetFunction.Max(Selection) Then
cell.Style = "Note"
End If
Next cell

End Sub

Final Result: 

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Exercise Workbook:

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This is our initial set of data:

Highlight Max Value in Selection Using Macros In Excel | MyExcelOnline

STEP 1: Go to Developer > Code > Visual Basic

Highlight Max Value in Selection Using Macros In Excel | MyExcelOnline

 

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

Highlight Max Value in Selection Using Macros In Excel | MyExcelOnline

 

STEP 3: Let us test it out!

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

Highlight Max Value in Selection Using Macros In Excel | MyExcelOnline

 

Make sure your data and right macro are selected. Click Run.

Highlight Max Value in Selection Using Macros In Excel | MyExcelOnline

With just one click, your cell with the largest value is now highlighted!Highlight Max Value in Selection Using Macros In Excel | MyExcelOnline

 

How to Highlight Max Value in Selection Using Macros In Excel

 

HELPFUL RESOURCE:

101 Macros Book

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