Vba code screenupdating
I cannot think of other ways to detect a user's mouse click. Hi m3atball You'll get "Screen Flicker" when you use "Select" or "Activate"because the cursor is physically moving. John Hi John and romperstomper - Thanks for the replies! @John- I'll keep your comments in mind and use With... Since the original question was on reacting to user clicking, the cursor movement is a given rather than some backend cell movement that I can control.
Sorry I didn't get a chance to work on this for the past few days. My sheet has always been locked/protected but now I've de-selected the checkboxes so that user cannot select any cells. I do see your point by referencing without activating/selecting though.
Has Formula Then" is another way of writing "If cell. I prefer the second way myself as it's clearer to me but many use the first way as it's 'slightly' more efficient, so they say.
"Type Name(Selection)" 5) There isn't an option named "Optionj Upper" but the code still work. It should have been "Option Upper" 6) What is "Str Conv"? Has Formula Then" What does it mean If a cell has formula it gets "TRUE" (Has Formula) but "NOT" confuses me here. Screen Updating = False" is used at the start of many subroutines, especially ones that may take several seconds or more, to turn off Excel's normal action of showing changes after each instruction in the macro. Near the end of the subroutine there should be the companion statement "Application. Hide" makes the dialog called "User Form1" with the 3 options and 2 buttons in this case, disappear (hide from view). In this case, it is checking whether the selection is indeed a range of cell before proceeding (it could be nothing or some other object and then the macro would not apply.) This is a good safety check rather than assuming the user has selected a range of cells. "Selection" is a built-in Excel variable to refer to whatever the user has selected when the macro was started. 10) What's the difference between Visual Basic Functions and Visual Basic Statements (Methods) as usage? 3) By "Dim cell As Range" cell is created as Range-type variable. Value, vb Upper Case" or "For Each Range In Work Range" There is no word for defining cells the word "range" The word "range" is used to do that as far as I know.Should you need something a little more accurate you might want to investigate the Timer function instead.Alternatively, if you're feeling ambitious, you might consider using some Windows API functions to create incredibly accurate timers.Your results will vary depending on your computer's specifications and a range of other factors but you should certainly see an improvement in performance when screen updates are turned off.Although the example above demonstrates the principle of the technique, it doesn't really reflect the type of code you're likely to write in the real world. The basic idea behind this example is to separate a list of films into separate worksheets based on each film's genre.
When you run the subroutine again you should now see the time taken in seconds displayed at the end of the procedure.