Manual Or Automatic Calculation Option Using VBA
Is there a way of using VBA to check which calculation option is on - "automatic" or "manual" ?
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Dim c As Range, myFontCol As Integer, myCol As Integer
For Each c In ActiveSheet.Range("f7:g20000")
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That Takes From Manual Sheet The Number In Specific Column And Multiply It By The Percentage In Sheet
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Option Compare Text
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If record DOES exist in DB:
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