Working With Commandbars

By using toolbars and shortcut menus, you can provide quick access to commonly used commands. Excel has more than 50 different built-in toolbars and about 60 different shortcut menus, all of which are part of the CommandBars collection. This collection also contains any new custom toolbars and menus you create. Due to their central location, you can easily make modifications to existing menus and toolbars, or add new ones as needed. UNDERSTANDING THE COMMANDBARS COLLECTION The CommandBars...

Customize The Chart Axis

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You customize each axis on your chart with the Axis object properties and methods. Most charts that you create have a default of two different axes, the category axis and the values axis. For example, if you look at a standard column chart, the category axis runs horizontally across the bottom of the chart while the values axis runs vertically on the left side of the chart. When dealing with 3-D charts, there is a third series axis. Each chart axis is a separate Axis object. The Axes collection...

Add A New Data Series To A Chart

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After you create a chart, you can redefine the range of data Excel uses to display values on the chart by adding a new data series. A data series consists of a group of data values, which Excel displays on the chart. For example, if you have a bar chart showing the monthly sales in Dallas for each month the year, you can add another data series which contained the sales in Miami for the year. To define a new data series to add to the existing range of data, you create a new Series object and...

Using The Object Browser

Liminating the need to remember required syntax, the Object Browser enables you to quickly search for an object, property, or method that matches a desired keyword. For example, to add a new worksheet when you do not remember the appropriate method, you can use the search option on the Object Browser to find all objects that deal with the Add method. The Object Browser refers to each object as a class and lists them within the Classes list box. The Object Browser lists all properties and...

Display A Builtin Dialog

You can display all of the dialog boxes available in Excel in your macros by using VBA. By displaying a particular dialog box, you can incorporate that Excel functionality directly into your procedure. The Excel Object Model contains a Dialog object for each of the Excel dialog boxes. These objects are part of the Dialogs collection. You can access each of the Excel dialog box objects by specifying the corresponding constant value. The constant value for each dialog box begins with xlDialog...

Understanding Excel Events

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Excel associates UserForm events not only with the form but also with each of the controls that exist on the form. You need to place event-handling procedures related to a UserForm in the code module for the UserForm object. The following table lists the available UserForm events. Excel adds a run-time control to the UserForm. The user performs a drag-and-drop operation. The user releases the mouse button to paste the data from the drag-and-drop operation. The user clicks the mouse on a...

Run A Procedure Before Saving A Workbook

You can create a procedure that runs automatically before Excel saves a particular workbook. By creating this type of procedure, you can customize the method you use to save the workbook. For example, you may always want to display the Save As dialog box whenever the user selects the Save or SaveAs option in Excel. This procedure executes whenever you select the Save or the SaveAs options within Excel for the corresponding workbook. To create a procedure that executes before saving a workbook,...

Create Custom Userform Controls

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You can customize the Toolbox window to suit your needs. The Toolbox that displays when you select a UserForm within the Visual Basic Editor contains all of the standard controls you can add to the UserForm. These controls display on a single tabbed page called Controls. You can change the icon that a control uses as well as the tip text that displays when you drag you cursor across the icon. You can also create new controls to add to the Toolbox. add an OK button to all of your UserForms, you...

Apply Chart Wizard Settings To A Chart

When you create a new chart within Excel, the Chart Wizard appears to step you through the process and requires that you specify numerous properties such as the chart location and the chart data values. With VBA, you can use the ChartWizard method to quickly format a chart without the need to set each individual property. You use the ChartWizard method with a specific Chart object. This method includes eleven different optional parameters, which you can only use with this method and which...