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Jan 28, 2013

How to create an audible alert in XL. To be more specific, I would like the system to alert me on various due dates for the data entered. The key filed is the DATE. The due dates for re-validation could be between 07 days to 3 years.

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Display A Visual Alert And Sound An Audible Alarm

Jan 21, 2010

I'd like to be able to show a messagebox of some sort (or any type of visual alert) plus display an audible alarm (or wav file) when a formula condition is met in a certain cell. Is this possible?

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I just discovered VBA coding today and was wondering if I could use it as an audio alert. I found a couple examples online but donít understand the coding language of excel. I have a feed link from my trading platform to excel that feeds in live data. What I would like to do is have an alert for when Range ("C4").select is >=1000 Alert Ring.wav and when Range ("C4").select is <=-1000 Alert Chimes.wav.

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As I only have Excel 2003 at work and need to create and send PDFs of customer statements, I wrote a macro to automate the otherwise time-consuming process. It worked well for several months, but now the bottom third of the PDFs I create is missing! I didn't post here at first, because I couldn't be sure it was an Excel problem, but I have since tried a second PDF program (Bullzip - the first I used was PrimoPDF) and I get the same problem. It prints correctly to a paper printer, so the print range is correct.

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In the attachment you will see I have two tabes called License-Equanet and License-Dell, on each row i show an expiry date.

The first sheet is called 'Due to Expire'. One month before an expiry date is reached in the licenses tab I need the information in that row to appear in the 'due to expire' tab. This will then alert me one month prior to the license expiring.

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Sep 12, 2008

I have created a program to display an Alert based on a Date. I have this program enlcosed in the Workbook Open event. I need to popout this alert everyday, everytime EXCEL starts on a computer.

I had something in my mind though - I thought of plonking this program into the Workbook Open event of the Personal.xls workbook for a computer and thereby I could have achieved my requirement of popping out this alert everytime when Excel starts. However, there is one problem here. Every 3 to 5 days the dates in the workbook are going to change and I do not want the user to tamper with Personal.xls on his / her computer.

So I gave it a second thought. I created a shortcut of this workbook and placed it in the XLSTART folder for a computer and now the problem is - it opens the workbook itself rather than popping out the alert whenever Excel starts on the computer. So this would not work too.

Is there any other way I can make the alert pop out everytime I start Excel on a computer ?

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Currently I am working on a workbook where I am using a Save As VBA to create a folder and rename the file. The following code seems to be working fine so far with Excel 2007. Is there a way to confirm that it will work with all other versions of Excel and that my DesktopFolderPath String will work on all users machines?

In addition to these concerns, I am trying to avoid any Runtime Errors and currently, the Compatability Alert is the only thing I can see that is creating one. When it displays, in the event the user is unsure what to do, as most of our field staff is, and they select "Cancel" it displays the error Run Time Error.jpg. Can the Compatibility Alert be disabled? If so where do i add it in my code.

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Jan 7, 2014

I am in the process of setting up some graphs. The graphs will show the last 6 months of data so they move as each month is goes. I saw a slick way of doing this using the count function but this did not quite fulfill my needs. What I was looking for is to be able to input the start month in a cell. The cell would be part of the function within the formula. I created a simplified version of the spreadsheet below.


Then I created my names using the ctrl-F3


I then created the graph I wanted and wanted to use the formula =SERIES(Sheet1!$B$3,!chtCat,!chtIssuesReported,1). This kept getting an error indicated nothing really. It basically says there is something wrong with my Series function. I have a working version of a similiar worksheet I have been basing my entries on. They look almost identical but mine is failing. I also created a new file and tried this and it still fails. I can run the formula evaluator within Excel 2010 against the !chtCat and !chtIssuesReported names and they both return the correct value (which equals areas on the spreadsheet). I have also tried to enter the spreadsheet name and a tab in front of the names to get them to work and still get an error. Basicall I am trying to create the graph below (this grpah is using the hard coded locations)


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I have pieced together a VBA script to create a pivot table. Which is all great and works fine BUT for some reason it is now forcing the table onto a new worksheet. see code below, why it might be creating a new sheet. Alsothe sheet Worksheets("TICKETS BY OWNER & DAY") does exist.

Dim WSD1 As Worksheet
Dim WSD2 As Worksheet
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Jun 28, 2012

I'm trying to find out if there is a way to call the security alert to enable a macro. Let me explain...I was working on a sheet with a macro that I hadn't enabled yet. After working for awhile the option to enable it was gone and I found that I had to close the fine and re-open to enable the macro. I'm wondering if there is a ribbon or short cut icon to put in my access toolbar that will give me the option to enable/disable the macro. Seems strange that in 2003 I could to this, but in 2007 I have to close the file.

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I open a spreadsheet or workbook that has links to other workbooks I am notified by the message bar that content has been blocked. I click Options > Enable this content > OK. Even if I don't make any changes I'm prompted to save changes when I close the file. If I hit Yes or if I hit No, I will still be prompted to enable content in the message bar the next time I open the same file.

I have changed the External Content settings in the Trust Center to "Enable all data connections (not recommended)" and "Enable automatic update for all workbook links (not recommended)" but I still get the messages.

My Message Bar is set to "Show the message bar in all applications when content is blocked" because I read on Microsoft KB that the other option of "never show information about blocked content" will still block the content, just not tell you about it, which doesn't fix my issue.

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Jul 19, 2007

I am wanting to make a macro into an add-in. An add-in is basically a workbook with macros that is opened when excel is correct? I know how to create an additional menu item under an existing one, but I'm wanting to create my own menu with this add-in item under it. I've used this code to try and create the new menu and placed it in the workbook open:

HelpIndex = CommandBars(1).Controls("Help").Index
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But ran into an error on the first line of code. I saved the workbook with the add-in macro in it as an .xla and used the addins under tools to have it open each time.

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is it possible to write a macro that will create a folder labled "2009" then a subfolder for each month with four subfolders labled "Week 1" through "Week 4", and have the "March", "June", "September", and "December" folders contain subfolders labled "Week 1" through "Week 5"?

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I'm needing some code that will program-magically do the following interactive stuff:

1. Go to the first cell that will be the start of my range, say "D1".

2. While holding down the "shift" key, press "end", then "down". All of the desired cells will then have been selected. [side note: how can I detect that the "d2" cell is not blank - I don't really want 65K cells in my range?]

3. Next, "Insert", "Name", "Define", then typein the desired name range ("schoolList", here) and press enter.

This would seem to be a case for using the macro recorder but the range will always come out hard-coded, rather than the cells that would be selected using an "end" "down" selection.

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Jun 3, 2013

I have a UserForm with a CommandButton; when I click on it a function creating dynamic checkboxes on another UserForm is implemented and then this second UserForm is displayed (and the dynamic checkboxes are displayed too).

Private Sub cmd_BUTTON_Click()
If MsgBox("Are you sure you want to add Dynamic CheckBoxes?", vbQuestion + vbOKCancel, "") = vbOK Then
UserForm2.Caption = "DYNAMIC CHECKBOXES"
End If
End Sub

Sub Create_DynamicCheckboxes()
Dim CheckBoxTop As Integer
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Dim i As Integer
For i = 1 To 10
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[Code] .........

Everything work fine!!!

Now I have the UserForm2 displayed that include 10 CheckBoxes, which names should be:


Why the following code doesn't work???

Private Sub chk_1_Click()
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I want a marco for excel which does the following task

There are there are two worksheets namely Sheet1 & Sheet2 in the same workbook.I want to create multiple (new) worksheets in the same workbook based upon the number in cell A2 of sheet1. Further the new sheet that has been created shall be same as Sheet2.

Suppose the value in A2 is 2, then the macro shall create two new worksheets (whose data is same a sheet2).

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This might be a little complex to understand but I am going to try to make it clear as to what I am in need of. Basically I have a larger macro that runs and I need to add a pop up that asks for a percentage to be put into a new sheet. The percent is the percent of random rows on the current sheet to be put into a new sheet. Then it would have to create the new sheet with the random information. This is for a audit and we want to have it done randomly and no duplicates. There are no duplicates in the list at this point. The width if needed is from column A to column E.

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I write macros that creates a treeview according to data from column "A". In attached example I have series of numbers, that means following:

0 is a root (A1), 1 is its nod (A2), 2 are nods of 1 (A3,A4), three appearance of 3 are nods of 2 (A5,A6,A7) , e.t.c.
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All that I know is a static creation.

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I'm preparing a model which has a few macros built-in. Let's call them Macro A, B, C etc. I want to trigger them via buttons on a custom toolbar (no problem) which a recipient of the model, on another PC, will be able to see (problem).

It was suggested to me that in Customize mode I can right click the custom toolbar and then click "Attach..." but this always causes Excel (2002) to freeze; I must then close Excel.

Someone else suggested that a better way is to have VBA code create the toolbar "on the fly" automatically when a recipient opens the spreadsheet. This is too advanced for me to write at the moment. Could someone give me a steer?

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i am SAP developer and i m working on SAP - excel integration. i am fetching data from SAP tables in to excel and in each row of the excel i want to create a dynamic list box and populate dynamic values.

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Apr 7, 2008

I need a macro to copy the data from the rows in Sheet3 into a specific place on "Sheet2" (Column "C" to E10 on Sheet2, D to E11, Q to E12, R to M12, S to T12, G to Y26, H to AF29, M to AF30, N to AF32, and lastly the current date to AC10) then rename the sheet to the Value of "E10" on that sheet then Copy that sheet to a new workbook and then clear the data on "Sheet2" so that only the information that was on the sheet before the data transfer is left and reset the name back to the original. My problem is i'm going to need this macro to do this for every row of data (Customer) that is in my list range of B10:R2114. So i'm looking for maybe a macro that loops an amount of times equal to the counts of data in the address range


I have a macro that Creates a new workbook (which you name and place, which is good) and then copies a specified sheet over to the new workbook. I hope I wasn't to convoluted in what I'm trying to accomplish. heres the current macro I'm working with.

Sub copySht()
'declare the variables
Dim wb As Workbook
Dim ws As Worksheet
Dim fName
With Application
'prevent unnecessary error messages
.DisplayAlerts = False
'switch off screen updating to speed up code and prevent screen flickering
.ScreenUpdating = False

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Runtime error 1004 : Unable to set LeftFooter property of the PageSetup Class

if I comment out the left footer line the center sets ok then stalls with the same error on the right footer

For Each WS In Worksheets
With WS.PageSetup
.CenterHeader = "&""Calibri""&22 &B" & msg9 & vbLf & "&14 &B" & msg1
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