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    How to align Bold words to the left or right

    I'm trying to do 2 things. I'm working with MS Excel 2013 with a sheet named "Proposal".

    1. What I would like to do is in Cell A30 thru A162 if a word shows up as bold I need it to align to the left. This cell is pulling information from "=Sheet1!A9 thru =Sheet1!A141" Some of the cells will show numbers, which I would like to align to the center.

    2. Starting on Line 30 thru 162 I have merge BCD as one cell. In this location if a word shows up Bold I need to align it to the right. This cell is pulling information from "=Sheet1!B9 thru =Sheet1!141.

    I appreciate any help that I can get on this.

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    Here is some code that will do what I hope you wanted.

    Col A rows 30 to 162
    1. If bolded text = align Left
    2. Not bolded text = align right
    3. Bolded numbers = align center
    4. Non bolded numbers = align right

    col B rows 30 to 162
    1. Anything bold = align right
    2. Anything Not bolded = align left

    Assumed that not bolded text and numbers in column should align right since you didn't specify


    In a standard module:
    Public Sub CkBold()
    Dim rng As Range, cell As Range
    Set rng = ActiveSheet.Range("A30:A162")
    For Each cell In rng
        If cell.Font.Bold = True Then
            If WorksheetFunction.IsNumber(cell) Then
                cell.HorizontalAlignment = xlCenter
                cell.HorizontalAlignment = xlLeft
            End If
            cell.HorizontalAlignment = xlRight
        End If
        If Range(cell.Offset(0, 1), cell.Offset(0, 3)).Font.Bold = True Then
            Range(cell.Offset(0, 1), cell.Offset(0, 3)).HorizontalAlignment = xlRight
            Range(cell.Offset(0, 1), cell.Offset(0, 3)) = xlLeft
        End If
    Next cell
    End Sub

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