Excel: Get Text From Excel Cell Comments

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Excel: Get Text From Excel Cell Comments


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This UDF will extract the text from a cell comment

The Code

Function GetCommentText(rCommentCell As Range)

Dim strGotIt As String

    On Error Resume Next

    	strGotIt = WorksheetFunction.Clean _


    		GetCommentText = strGotIt

    On Error GoTo 0

End Function

To use this UDF push Alt+F11 and go Insert>Module and paste in the code. Push Alt+Q and save. The Function will appear under "User Defined" in the Paste Function dialog box (Shift+F3). Use the Function in any cell as shown below. 

Where cell A1 has a cell comment. (Insert>Comment)

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