Bold The Last Word Of Text In A Cell

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What This VBA Code Does

This bit of VBA code looks at a text string within a specified cell and bolds the last word in the cell text.  Please note that this only works with hard-coded text and not with Excel formula outputs.

Sub BoldCellsLastWord()

'PURPOSE: Bold the last word in a cell

Dim rng As Range
Dim str As String
Dim x As Integer
Dim LastWord As String

Set rng = Range("A1")

str = rng.Value

'Determine the Last Word in String
  LastWord = Right(str, Len(str) - (InStrRev(str, " ") - 1))

'Get the Character Start Position of the Last Word
  x = InStr(str, LastWord)

'Target just the Last Word and Bold it
  With rng.Characters(Start:=x, Length:=Len(str)).Font
    .FontStyle = "Bold"
  End With

End Sub

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