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...

Create A Custom Toolbar

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You can design a VBA procedure to create new toolbars within Excel where you can place links to the custom macros you create. You create a new toolbar by adding a new CommandBar object to the CommandBars object collection. Excel comes with approximately 30 different built-in toolbars, to which you can add controls. By creating new toolbars to house your custom toolbar options, you do not affect the layout of the standard toolbars. of True for the MenuBar parameter. If you only want the toolbar...

Display A Builtin Dialog

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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...

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...

Run A Procedure Before Saving A Workbook

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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,...

Automating Procedures With Excel Events

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Understanding Excel Events Run a Procedure as a Workbook Opens Run a Procedure Before Closing a Run a Procedure Before Saving a Workbook Run a Procedure When Excel Creates a Workbook Monitor a Range of Cells for Changes Execute a Procedure at a Specific Time Execute a Procedure When You Press Keys Run a Procedure When Right-Clicking a VBA and Excel Object Model Quick What's on the Using the E-Version of the Hungry Minds, Inc. End-User License Excel Programming Your visual blueprint for creating...

Vba And Excel Object Model Quick Reference

EXCEL OBJECT MODEL CONSTANTS CONTINUED MSDOS comma-separated values format. MS Windows comma-separated values format. Text file based on current operating system. Excel 2.0 format - Far East version. Text file created for a printer .prn . EXCEL OBJECT MODEL CONSTANTS CONTINUED Lotus 3.x and Lotus 1-2-3 for Windows format.

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...