Recently I wanted to change Excel’s ActivePrinter using VBA. That isn’t as straightforward as I expected it to be. In particular there is a localization issue.[Read more…] about How to set Excel’s ActivePrinter using VBA?
A user can prevent the Workbook_Open event from firing by holding down the Shift key during startup. Since Excel 2007 it is possible to ignore this, and run your code anyway. [Read more…] about Disable Shift key on open
When you open a workbook Excel not only raises the Workbook_Open event but also a few other events. The same applies to switching worksheets, or closing the workbook. In this post I examine the sequence of activation/deactivation events in an Excel multiple window application, and with a ribbon custom tab. However, most of the findings also apply to normal single window applications without a custom tab, and also to Excel 2013. [Read more…] about The sequence of events in workbooks