Creating CheckBoxes With VBA Results In Random Order
Jan 7, 2010
I have some VBA (using Excel 2007) that deletes and re-creates a bunch (20-ish) checkboxes in a spreadsheet. Since i'm using the controls-based checkboxes, Excel defaults them to object names of "CheckBox1, CheckBox2, CheckBox3, etc" as I create them the first time around.
Later on, i clear all checkboxes and implement the SAME checkbox-creating code to re-create all or some of the checkboxes, but Excel doesn't number them in order the second time around! I end up with something like "CheckBox2, CheckBox19, CheckBox3, CheckBox12, etc."
What could be causing my code to create things out of order the second time around? Is there a way to reset Excel's Checkbox-numbering iterator?
The code i'm using to create checkboxes is:
Dim x As Long
Dim BoxCell As String
BoxCell = ""
x = 0
'j gets passed into the sub as a "Long" somewhere between the values of 5 and 35
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