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When you are developing macros, it is often helpful to know how many characters are in a text selection. The following VBA macro, CharCount, will display the number of characters in a selection.
Sub CharCount() Dim Title As String Dim CharCount As Integer Dim Message As String Title = "CharCount" CharCount = Len(Selection) Message = LTrim(Str(CharCount)) + " character" If CharCount <> 1 Then Message = Message + "s" MsgBox Message, vbOKOnly, Title End Sub
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