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When you record and run a macro that creates a border around cells in a Microsoft Excel worksheet, you may receive the following error message:
However, if you click End in the error message, the border is successfully applied to the cells.
Run-time error '1004'
Unable to set the LineStyle property of the Border class
This behavior can occur when you attempt to record and then run a macro that places a border around cells in a single row, as in the following example:
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