Free Excel Macro : Highlight Top 10 Values

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Download free Excel Macro : Highlight Top 10 Values

Macros are one of the most powerful features in Excel. They are small programs that can automate tasks and save you a lot of time.

If you are not familiar with macros, they can seem a bit daunting. But once you learn how to use them, you will wonder how you ever managed without them!

In this article, we will show you how to use the Macro "Highlight Top 10 Values" in Excel. We will also provide some examples of how macros can be used to automate tasks.

How to use Macros in Excel?

Macros are written in a programming language called Visual Basic for Applications (VBA). VBA is a simple language that is easy to learn.

You do not need to be a programmer to use macros. However, if you are familiar with programming, you can use VBA to create more complex macros.

There are two ways to use macros in Excel:
    1. Use a macro that is already written.
     2. Write your own macro.

For both methods check out those articles to know how to use macros in Excel:

To create a macro in Excel, open the Visual Basic Editor (VBE) by pressing Alt+F11 on your keyboard.

In the VBE, select Insert > Module. This will insert a new blank module into the VBE.

In the new module, paste the code below.

For example, the following code will create a macro that will Highlight Top 10 Values:

Sub TopTen()
With Selection.FormatConditions(1)
.TopBottom = xlTop10Top
.Rank = 10
.Percent = False
End With
With Selection.FormatConditions(1).Font
.Color = -16752384
.TintAndShade = 0
End With
With Selection.FormatConditions(1).Interior
.PatternColorIndex = xlAutomatic
.Color = 13561798
.TintAndShade = 0
End With
Selection.FormatConditions(1).StopIfTrue = False
End Sub

To run the macro, press the Run button in the toolbar (or press F5 on your keyboard).

About Highlight Top 10 Values Excel Macro

Highlighting the top 10 values in an Excel spreadsheet can be a helpful way to quickly see which items are the most important. There are a few different ways to do this, but one method is to use the conditional formatting feature. To use conditional formatting, first select the cells that you want to format. Then, go to the Home tab and click on the Conditional Formatting button. From there, select Highlight Cell Rules and then Top/Bottom Rules. Finally, choose to format the top 10 values. You can customize the formatting options to your liking, but this is a quick and easy way to highlight the most important values in your data set.