I want to use a macro (assigned to a button) to open a file named in a hyperlink.
When I record the macro it results in the file being opened, but when I run the resulting macro it only selects the cell, it doesn't follow the hyperlink.
Where hyperlink is a string that is valid. ( i tested by doing a cut and paste to the browser and it works ! ) When i launch the macro, it always bring me to the login screen. But if i do a cut and paste, it will bring me direct to the content i want.
I have hyperlinks set up in a spreadsheet. I want something to happen once I click the hyperlink, like go to another cell, color the cell, put a value in it. Whatever. I just can't figure out how to do anything like that. Is there VBA that could determine if the active cell hyperlink has been clicked? Like by checking the text color maybe or something like that? Let's say for simplicity sake, I just want to put a 1 in the cell next to the cell with the hyperlink I just clicked.
I have a worksheet with several data validation dropdowns that each link to a series of hyperlinks. When you click the dropdown and select the hyperlink, it opens up that particular file. All of these work, except for one of the dropdowns. Even though I can see and select the names, the link is NOT activated.
Is there some obscure excel feature that I am not aware of that is preventing this one from working? Why would this be?
I am attempting to write an Excel macro that will be stored in a file called MacroFile. The purpose of the macro is to
1. Follow a hyperlink to an Excel file saved in a SharePoint type enviroment 2. Save the file to my laptop directory My Documents.
Below is the code I have written. The code is following the hyperlink and saving a file but is the focus file is incorrect.
Here is what happens:
1. Open up MacroFile and run macro 2. Hyperlinked file LinkedFile_1.xls is opened 3. File NewFile_1 is saved but contains the info from MacroFile 4. Hyperlinked file LinkedFile_2.xls is opened 5. File NewFile_2 is saved but contains the info from LinkedFile_1 6. Hyperlinked file LinkedFile_3.xls is opened 7. File NewFile_3 is saved but contains the info from LinkedFile_2
The files created are named correctly but have the wrong data in them. I need to know how to control which file is considered ActiveWorkbook.
A1/A2 is Monday, A3/A4 is Tuesday, A5/A6 is Wednesday, A7/A8 is Thursday, A9/A10 is Friday, A11/A12 is Saturday, A13/A14 is Sunday. A15/A16 os Totals. Each of the two cells are merged to hold the heading. B1 is Plan, B2 is Actual, B3 is Plan, B4 is Actual, B5 is Plan, B6 is actual and so on.
Here is the problem: The formula suggested was =SUM(A2:G2)/COUNT(A2:G2) which was fine when I only had the one column for "Plan", but now I have added a second column for "Actual" next to each "Plan" but I still need a formula that will add every second cell and average it out allowing for the odd time that one of the cells could contain text indicating a holiday and therefor be one less day with data and require to be divided by 6 instead of 7 for example to get the average.
I'm trying to create an auto fill pattern to match B4-M4 then repeat with B5-M5 and continue to 350.
So for example, I'd like to manually enter "B4,C4,D4,E4,F4,G4,H4,I4,J4,K4,L4,M4,B5,C5,D5,E5,F5,G5,H5,I5,J5,K5,L5,M5" into column A and drag the auto fill box down until I've repeated the pattern to match all the way to M350.
Is this possible? I tried just entering the pattern as I've posted and dragging the auto fill down, but it doesn't fill the numbers properly and ends up with a strange pattern.
I am using a bar code gun to enter numbers. There are two bar codes on each item that I am scanning requiring two columns for each item. Right now I squeeze the trigger and the number pops up into the currently active cell. Then I use the arrow key to move over one cell and squeeze the trigger for the next number. Then Down arrow following with a left arrow to move the highlighted cell down one line back to the first column. Kind of inefficient because although repetitive there is room for errors on my part.
Is there a way to make it that every time I press the space bar or some other key that excel highlights a cell following my desired pattern? At least for the time that I am using the bar code gun? Making it so pressing the space bar would advance the selected cell over, then down and left, then over, then down and left, alternating with each press following that pattern ad infinitum. I have to scan hundreds of these babies.
Would this be difficult? Iím not the programming type. Any help would be greatly appreciated. At least I no longer have to manually type each number in. That was a real bummer.
I have a hyperlink generated from a vlookup that is generated from the result of a combo box click, so the reference in the hyperlink cell will change to whatever sheet the vlookup dictates.
Then I have a macro assigned to a button ( Called 'Go' ) that when pressed clicks on the hyperlink and takes me to that corresponding sheet.
When I recorded the macro, it clicked on the hyperlink cell when it was hyperlinking to let's say Sheet 'April', but if I click on let's say September, in the combo box, then of course the hyperlink now links to the September sheet, but if I click the 'Go' button with the macro attached, it still takes me to 'April'.
surely, the macro simply follows the steps I recorded and therefore should now be clicking on the hyperlink that now says 'September'. Surely, the macro shouldn't REMEMBER that it originally clicked on 'April'.
I have a workbook with over 40, identically formated, sheets. Each sheet has 96 pages. One page for each roll of carpet. To hunt for the next blank page to use, is time consuming.
On each sheet, Range B207:B303, I have IF formulas that will display the carpet ID number for each page, if one is present, or the cell remains blank. In Range C207:C303, I have Hyperlinks to the pages on the sheet.
I need a macro that will search the Range in column B for the first blank cell, then automatically use the Hyperlink next it in column C. Then I can assign the macro to a button, copy and past the button on all 40 sheets. With one click of the button, I will instantly be taken to the page availabel for data entry on that sheet.
I have a workbook open and my A column cells are filled with (example) Mike-1 in the first row Mike-2 in the second row and so on. Now I have another folder on the computer with Word documents that I want to hyperlink to. The corresponding Word file is named mike1. So I want Excel to go through column A and Hyperlink to the corresponding Word file.
I have a macro that basically captures all of the errors in my spreadsheet and summarizes them under 3 columns (Value in Cell, Sheet, Cell) so that I can quickly identify the error message as well as it's location. I wanted to take it a set further and add a hyperlink for each error so that the user can quickly go to the error location to investigate. I really don't care where the hyperlink is located as far as which 3 columns.
I have the following Private Sub Worksheet_Activate()
Application.ScreenUpdating = False
updateall = MsgBox("Do you want to update the previous balance?", vbYesNo) If updateall = vbYes Then ActiveSheet.Unprotect ' clear previous payments Range("U3").Select Range(Selection, Selection.End(xlDown)).Select Selection.ClearContents ' update previous balance Range("H54").Select Selection.Copy Range("G11").Select Selection.PasteSpecial Paste:=xlValues, Operation:=xlNone, SkipBlanks:= _ False, Transpose:=False Range("D7").Select ActiveSheet.Protect End If Application.ScreenUpdating = True
Now, this works just fine if the user clicks the sheet itself. However, generally they are accessing sheets via hyperlinks, which do not seem to activate this code. Is there a better/different way to ensure when the user gets to a sheet via hyperlink, they still see the msgbox?[/b]
Is it possible to make a macro that can search for a file with the same name as a cell's text and then link that cell to the file?
Example, if I had cells that said "One" "Two" "Three" "Four" and "Five" and had a folder in my C drive with 5 files names "One.jpg"... etc could I make the macro search a folder for that file and link to it?
adds the file name into column A if it could also hyperlink it to that file. 2nd, Change it so it doesn't start a new workbook and worksheet. I would like it to just run in the Workbook it is in and each time the macro runs or the workbook opens it updates any info that has changed.
Ive got this macro used to search for a particular code in an excel sheet with about 4000 codes, each assigned a hyperlink.
my goal is to make the user enter the hyperlink automatically in the code upon hitting search.
So far this is what i have:
the problem is that it only works with hyperlinks which are assigned a link (right click assign hyperlink) and not codes which work with a formula for example =HYPERLINK("http://www.google.com", "ABC123")
Sub searchsheet() 'Opens box and ask what do they want to search searchthis = InputBox("Type in a location keyword.", "Property Search") 'Tells where to search
I have this macro that I use for taking information based column B grouping it together and putting in a separate worksheet.
What I would like to do is in the master sheet (sheet1) to create a hyperlink for those listed in column B so I can click on it and it takes me right to that worksheet.
Sub exporttoWS() Application.ScreenUpdating = False Dim i As Range, LR As Long, ws As Worksheet, wb As Workbook, C As Range Sheets("Sheet1").Select Range("A1").Select 'looking at the full length of the file LR = Range("A" & Rows.Count).End(xlUp).Row 'sheet needs to be named sheet1, all data should begin on row 3