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But what I want is :

Suppose if I have a range of cells, in which I have text in red & green color.

Then whether it is possible to blink the text in red color only in a selected range ?

My Code :

Sub StartBlink()
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[Code] ........

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Feb 5, 2009

I have a doc which requires users to enter their info/request, BUT for whatever reason the users always seem to leave a cell/box empty and leaving me guessing

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I want to have a message pop up when the leader of the meet changes. I would love it if it would blink for a few seconds to alert the individuals looking at the worksheet but then it would disapear so as not to be annoying.

For example:
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I wold like a message to appear (for a few seconds) saying (and blinking something like "Team A, Just Took Over 1st Place!" and then goes away.

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Mar 18, 2007

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myForm As New form

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Or more interesting, why is it not working
Also what exactly is the advantage of using the keyword New
I have propertys set in the userform, but other than that..
Can someone tell me if the load function in this case is better or not

Declare Sub Sleep Lib "kernel32" (ByVal dwMilliseconds As Long)

Private Sub cmd_click
Call blink
End Sub

Public Sub Blink()
Dim i As Long
For i = 1 To 20

' set color
Form.cmd.BackColor = &HFFFFFF
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Form.cmd.BackColor = &HFF& .....................

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I am trying to have a number if >10 "Flash" and "Beep".

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Sr. No.
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