System speed

You're probably a fairly advanced computer user and tend to keep your hardware reasonably up to date. In other words, you have a fairly powerful system that is probably better than the average user's system. In some cases, you'll know exactly what hardware the end users of your applications are using. If so, it's vitally important that you test your application on that system. A procedure that executes almost instantaneously on your system may take several seconds on another system. In the world of computers, several seconds may be unacceptable.

Tip When you gain more experience with VBA, you'll discover that there are ways to get the job done, and there are ways to get the job done fast. It's a good idea to get into the habit of coding for speed. Other chapters in this book will certainly help you out in this area.

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