excelvbavariablesdynamic# Name and create variables dynamically in for loop (VBA)

Can variables be named and assigned dynamically in VBA any other way?

```
Sub variables()
Dim lastCol As Long
lastCol = Sheet1.Cells.Find(What:="*", SearchOrder:=xlByColumns, SearchDirection:=xlPrevious, LookAt:=xlWhole).Column
Dim i As Long
For i = 1 To lastCol
Dim colIndex(Cells(1, i).Value) As Long
colIndex(Cells(1, i)) = Cells(1, i).Column
Next i
End Sub
```

But when I try to run it I see this error:

Compile Error:

Constant expression required

Solution

No, you cannot do this. What you can do is create an array of the appropriate size, with a spot for each of the variables you will need.

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