99.9% of the time I'm searching in Excel spreadsheets the same way,

  • within sheet
  • by row
  • look in: values
  • find next

Can select a cell, and then find next cell containing that content with a quick keyboard shortcut? (the text editing software Vim has a similar shortcut to find word under cursor [shift] + 8)


You can use a macro that will find the next cell with the same value as the Active Cell, and then assign a keyboard short cut to the macro.

See below for an example macro:

Sub SetValue()

findval = ActiveCell.Value

    Cells.Find(What:=findval, After:=ActiveCell, LookIn:=xlFormulas, LookAt _
        :=xlPart, SearchOrder:=xlByRows, SearchDirection:=xlNext, MatchCase:= _
        False, SearchFormat:=False).Activate

End Sub

It is not case sensitive.

Change :

MatchCase:= _ False

To True if you wish it to be case sensitive.

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