You might want a procedure to be executed when a particular event occurs. Examples of events include opening a workbook, entering data into a worksheet, saving a workbook, clicking a CommandButton control, and many others. A procedure that is executed when an event occurs is an event handler procedure. Event handler procedures are characterized by the following:
♦ They have special names that are made up of an object, an underscore, and the event name. For example, the procedure that is executed when a workbook is opened is Workbook_Open.
♦ They are stored in the Code module for the particular object.
Chapter 19 is devoted to event handler procedures.
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