When you try to copy and to paste filtered data programmatically in a Microsoft Office Excel 2003 workbook, you receive one of the following error messages:
Runtime error 1004: Paste method of worksheet class failed.
Runtime error 1004: Copy method of Range Class Failed.
You receive one of these error messages even though the data is pasted to the workbook.
Note This issue does not occur when the data is not filtered.
This issue may occur if either of the following conditions is true:
The Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) macro copies and pastes one whole row in an Excel 2003 workbook.
The Microsoft VBA macro copies and pastes a range of 2,516 rows or more rows in an Excel 2003 workbook.
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To work around this issue if your VBA macro copies and pastes a single whole row, change the VBA macro code to copy only the section of the row that contains data. For example, use VBA macro code that is similar to the following code:
To work around this issue if your VBA macro copies and pastes a range of 2,516 rows or more rows, change your VBA macro code to loop to copy and to paste smaller ranges of data until the range that you want is copied and pasted.