Excel VBA, Merge Cells

In this article I will explain how you can use VBA to merge cells in Excel. I have also provided two sample codes.

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You can download the code and file related to this article here.


Basics, MergeCells:

Using the code below the cells A1 to D1 will be merged:

Range("A1:D1").MergeCells = True

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Excel VBA, Merge Cells Before

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Excel VBA, Merge Cells After
The line below will remove the merge cell property from the cells A1 to D1:

Range("A1").MergeCells = False

Note the lines below will not remove the merge cell property:

Range("A2").MergeCells = False

Range("A3").MergeCells = False

Range("A4").MergeCells = False

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Example 1, Merge Rows:

The code below will loop through the rows in column A and merge the first 3 cells in each row:

Sub Exampl1()
Dim i As Integer
For i = 1 To 10
Range(Cells(i, 1), Cells(i, 3)).MergeCells = True
Next i
End Sub

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Excel VBA, Merge Rows
After:

Excel VBA, Merge Rows After

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Example 2, Merge Columns:

The code below will loop through the first 8 columns in row 1 and merge the first 7 cells in each column:

Sub Example2()
Dim i As Integer
For i = 1 To 8
Range(Cells(1, i), Cells(7, i)).MergeCells = True
Next i
End Sub

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VBA Merge Cell Before

After:

VBA Merge Cell After

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