I wanted to insert consecutive numbers in a cool way. And the way I found was to insert numbers using Macros in Excel!

We get to learn to use a loop as well to do this!

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?

Asks for a max number, then generates numbers from 1 to the max number

Copy Source Code:

Sub InsertNumbers()

Dim maxNumber As Integer
Dim counter As Integer

On Error GoTo Last
maxNumber = InputBox("Enter the Max Value", "Generate 1 to n")
'Generate all the numbers
For counter = 1 To maxNumber
ActiveCell.Value = counter
'Move one cell below
ActiveCell.Offset(1, 0).Activate
Next counter
Last: Exit Sub
End Sub

Final Result: 

Insert Numbers using Macros

Exercise Workbook:


STEP 1: Go to Developer > Code > Visual Basic

Insert Macro


STEP 2: Make sure Sheet1 is selected, paste in your code and Select Save. Close the window afterwards.

Insert Numbers using Macros


STEP 3: Let us test it out!

Select any cell that you want to insert numbers on. Go to Developer > Code > Macros

Insert Numbers using Macros

Make sure your macro is selected. Click Run.

Insert Numbers using Macros

We want to insert 10 numbers. Type in 10.

Insert Numbers using Macros

With that, you are now able to insert consecutive numbers using macros!

Insert Numbers using Macros


How to Insert Numbers Using Macros in Excel



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