Changing Excel’s ActivePrinter using VBA isn’t as straightforward as you might think. In particular there is a localization issue.
If possible I always use pivottables to create reports in Excel. Pivottables need well formed, normalized data tables as source, which are usually not suitable for data entry. In this post I describe two techniques to bridge the gap between userfriendly and pivotfriendly data structures.
The way a datasource connects to a PivotTable depends on the datasource. In this post an overview of the six connection models that you can create by means of Excel’s userinterface.
I have been working with Xml files in Excel for some time now, and thought it is time to share some observations.