Search Google from a cell

Written by

Editorial Team

Reviewed by

Steve Rynearson

Last updated on February 7, 2018


Do you want to be able to type your search word in a cell, and then run a macro to search Google? This returns the results in a new Internet Explorer window

Search Google From a Cell

1. Put the following code in a module



Sub LaunchSite()

Dim newsite As Object

            

Set newsite = CreateObject("InternetExplorer.application")

newsite.Visible = True

newsite.Navigate _

"http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&ie=UTF-8&q=" _

& ActiveCell.Text

End Sub

2. Type your search word or phrase in a cell, hit enter, then click the cell again and run the macro!

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