Description of "ResultsFileBuilder" macro:

ResultsFileBuilder is a macro designed to create automatically results files, starting from plate file maps.
It reads sample Ids and their location in the plates
in order to  copy them into the project results file of your choice.
Project results files are Excel files formatted according to the PHARE standard.
PHARE is freely available from

Platforms tested:
This macro has been found to work with Excel 97 and 2000 under various flavors
of Windows (English versions) and with Excel 98 of MacOS 9 and Excel X of MacOS X (English versions).
The author takes no responsibility for malfunctioning on other versions of Excel and/or other OSs.

This macro has been developed by Federcio Canzian.
Please use the tools available at The Macroshack at
for comments, suggestions, and bugs.

Instructions on using the macro.

Download the macro.

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This page was last updated on: December 21, 2004 by Stéphanie Monnier