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 ?
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.
My colleague in accounts has a sheet that lists all the invoices and values and other 'accounts department things' that I know little about.
Anyway, she has to manually input all the invoices she receives onto this excel document but sometime receives duplicate invoices (& inputs them twice be accident).
Is it possible for someone with macro skills to create a macro to run in a worksheet so that if she enters a number in a given column more than once an alert box appears to tell her. I've summarised the 'rules' below*
*Can is be written so that I can edit which column the alert is based on?
[In (for example) column F is a list of invoice numbers - all unique]
If user types a number in column F that matches a number that already exists, show alert box "THERE APPEARS TO BE A DUPLICATE ENTRY IN COLUMN F"
Any further clarification, let me know i'll try to post a blank sheet if my boss lets me.
I have a spreadsheet which has a sales report for 100 stores. When a store opens the spreadsheet they login using a username and password on a userform. This then filters the report and brings up there respective line. The stores have to fill in certain cells on there line. I want to display an alert if they forget to fill in a cell when they login.
Each month I get a report that I process using a macro. The problem is that each month the name of the file changes and is different. When I run the macro and it crashes I have to de-bug by going through the code to change all references to the file name from the the previos run and change to the latest file name and then re-run the macro. There must be a better way.
I would like to learn the code that sees the open book and then refers to it for the run.
I'm trying to prepare a Gantt chart and I'm unable to display the start of month date in the x axis. Currently I'm able to display each month by giving an interval of 31 days, but I'm not sure how to display the start of month in the chart. Tried to add a secondary horizontal axis,but the secondary axis is not intersecting with the y axis and the grid is not getting aligned properly.
I have a large range of data and on each row the cells contain either 0, 1, No or another word. I would like to display the other word at the start but im really stuck on how to do it. This other word can change on each row but each specific row will only have one word. I can post a sample spreadsheet if necessary.
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.
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.
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.
I have an excel spread sheet that is quite large it hold events for a piece of software that we are using what I am trying to do is display the last time was successful and the last time something failed
What I Want Return the MAX Value of the cells in a Column labeled start date for the rows where a Column labeled Agent =X and a Column labeled Mission Type = Y
In plain English with an example In another Cell I want to display the most recent start date for a mission of a particular type for an agent
Using the following table as an example I would like to determine the last time Agent 007 was on a Mission of type a
The Expected result should be 6/23/2008 If the same was asked for agent 99 the result would be 4/20/2008 And again for 66 the results would be 5/2/2008 If we then changed the mission type to b the results would be 007 6/23/2010 66 5/2/2010 99 4/25/2010
Here are the formulas i have tried already the results for these were incorrect and exactly the same 6/23/2012 the formula seems to be ignoring the first value and just calculating the last column to the latest date
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.
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.
The files I'm opening and the files linked to and from them are all on the same shared drive on a file server in the office. Is there a way to tell Office '07 that our file drive is a trusted source by default?
I have a worksheet which contains START TIME in column A, then TIME USAGE in column B and END TIME in column C. User enters start time, followed by the number of time usage in minutes, how could i possibly display the end time automatically in this scenario? how do you add the entered time usage to the start time to display the end time? Say if I enter 1:00 AM at start time and 00:15 minutes on time usage, how can 1:15 AM be displayed on the end time automatically?
I have a large userform created and the save and close function works well, i have read multiple post about searching, updating - however i dont understand the coding (yet), really need a breakdown so i can adjust to suit. My whole file is to large to upload so attached is a small snippet.
What i am after exactly is:
Label 1 = unique number id (eg. Vehicle Rego...) - entered by user Search = to see if it is used already - if so populates the other cells with data from database, if not it can be used to start a new data entry on a new line in the database
Update = if a search was found can be ammended and "Updated" - overwriting the same line in the database
Save & New = Save new entry and clears for newer entry Close = closes userform
I have added in a combobox to see any different programming.
I my original file the database stretches from A1:FL1 - hence why only a small file can be attached.
I have a delivery time programm (clients to be delivered the next day) which I would like to run every night at a specific time. Is there any MS tool to trigger the Excel file? Or do we have to use the "old" batch file ( if yes, pls send example)?
I'm creating my task file in excel 2007. In this file there is column for task description, Intimation date, start date, Set completion date, completion date and remarks. I want in intimation date cell, cell contain the date which is 5 days before the start date and the cell/text(date) blink until the start date come. if the task completed in the defined completion date, "complete in time" is written automatically in remarks column, and if completion date is after the set completion date for the task "delay in completion" written automatically in remarks column.
Sr. No. Intimation date Task Description Start Date Set Completion Date Completion Date Remarks
I have set up a calendar control on a userform and got it to pop up when selecting one of 3 cells on a worksheet. The various bits of code making this work are below.
This code is attached to the Userform.
VB: Private Sub Calendar1_Click() With ActiveCell .Value = Calendar1.Value
What I am struggling with is that I'd like to have the calendar that pops up in cell C18 (which is Date of Birth) default to starting on 1st January 1987 not todays date. Also, if there is a value in either of the 3 cells that use the calendar, then I'd like the calendar to display that date. If the cell is empty then todays date is fine for cells G3 and G26.
I have the following code below for a timer in a userform. Right now it is configured to start when a button is clicked. I would like to have it automatically start the timer after the workbook is open for more than 5 minutes but so far have been unable to get it to do so. I have tried putting the code in the workbook module but it still won't run. It also has a button to reset the timer if they need more time in the workbook and also a button for them to save and close the workbook if they are finished. I'm running Excel 2007.
VB: Private Sub CBReset_Click() Dim T, E, M As Double, S As Double T = Timer Do E = CDbl(Time) * 24 * 60 * 60 - T 'elapsed time in secs M = AllowedTime - 1 - Int(E / 60) S = 59 - Round((E / 60 - Int(E / 60)) * 60, 0)
I am trying to add a sound alert to a junior athletics recording program. The date of the meetings is in column (A), results are entered in column (B) for a particular event, say 100m sprint. Column (C) & (D) contain formula that recognise if that athletes result is a personal best (PB) result or a club record (CR). I am after a code that will play a sound when a new PB or CR has been achieved. I have downloaded the sounds I want into the office media file. I am new to VB codes. Any suggestions?
In ("a1") i have a time e.g 12:30 in a2 it is 1:40 ......................etc i want a vba code that play a file.wav when the time exactly as in a1 then play it agin when it as in a2 repeating it self to .............a12
I have a chart that's being updated with different values when I cklick on different radiobuttons. When the cells that the radio button refers to is empty or the calculation in the cell have an error it pops up a message that I need to click OK to go on. Is there a way to stop these alerts by writing a script that shuts the alert messages off during each click?