Error handling in a search

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Subject: Error handling in a search
Posted by:  michaelberrier (michaelberri…
Date: 21 May 2006

I am using a Range(XX).Find search to find a name in a single column,
and I am trying to build an error handling routine so that different
actions will execute depending on whether the query is found.  The
trouble is that the error routine executes every time regardless of the
result of the search.

Here is the code:

Sub Look_Here1()
    Dim FoundCell As Range
    Dim WhatFor As Variant
    WhatFor = ActiveSheet.Cells(7, 2).Value

    Set FoundCell = Range("B8:B990").Find(What:=WhatFor,
after:=ActiveCell, _
                      SearchDirection:=xlNext, searchorder:=xlByRows,

    FoundCell.Offset(0, -1).Select
      ActiveCell.FormulaR1C1 = "X"
      Selection.Offset(0, 3).Select

      On Error GoTo NotFound

  ActiveCell.FormulaR1C1 = "X"

End Sub

Where have I gone wrong?

Any help will be appreciated.