VBA – Add or Remove Cell Comments

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Modifying a worksheet from code? Add a cell comment to let the user know about what you’ve just done! The following code snippets show you how to add or delete a comment in a cell.

Add Cell Comment Using VBA

1. Put the following code somewhere in your macro to add a comment

Sheet1.Range("A1").AddComment ("Hello World")

Delete Cell Comment Using VBA

2. To delete a comment use this code

Sheet1.Range("A1").Comment.Delete

Edit Cell Comment Using VBA

3. To edit a comment you need to read the existing one and edit it. Use the code below

Dim OldComment As Variant
Dim NewComment As Variant

OldComment = Sheet1.Range("A1").Comment.Text
NewComment = OldComment & " Edited comment"
    
Sheet1.Range("A1").Comment.Delete
    
Sheet1.Range("A1").AddComment (NewComment)

First, you need to read the existing comment in OldComment variable.

After that you can edit a comment, e.g. add the new text to the existing one in NewComment variable.

Now, you need to delete the old comment and add the new one. In order to delete the comment, you have to use the .Comment.Delete command.

Finally, you can add the comment from the NewComment variable using the .AddComent command.

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