ActiveX Click Control--STOPS When On Another Sheet
Nov 23, 2007
RE: Macro ActiveX Click Control--It stops when on another sheet
Macro runs OK when run from menu.
An activeX click button was put on sheet B.
Right click the control, View Code, Paste in code from macro, then click button.
It runs the part of the macro that applies to sheet B, goes to previous sheet A, and then stops. The range select line for the named range on sheet A is highlighted in yellow. It stops when selecting any range or cell on sheet A, like B2.
Any idea why this code does not work on sheet A when ActiveX button is on sheet B? Is there someplace else that the control can go? Using Excel 2000.
See part of code below, which starts on sheet B:
' Macro recorded 11/22/2007
Selection.Sort Key1:=Range("T2"), Order1:=xlAscending, Header:=xlNo, _
OrderCustom:=1, MatchCase:=False, Orientation:=xlTopToBottom
Range("FormBase").Select (STOPS HERE)
FormBase is a named dynamic range
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