The Workbook Open Minimzed Until The The Splash Screen Closes Then Open Properly

Nov 20, 2008

My Splash screen opens a few seconds after the workbook has loaded. Is there a way to make the workbook open minimzed until the the splash screen closes then open properly? What I trying to say is that only the splash screen is visible until it closes.

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I have control boxes created by the forms toolbar.

I created a splash screen that is to be launched when the file is opened.
Instead, often the last sheet that the user was on when they last saved the file (usually but not always the worksheet called "Main Menu") is seen first.

I understand that not all the sheets can be hidden - that one must be unhidden.

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