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I have added a linked OLE object to a form and the source document is an Excel spreadsheet.  the spreadsheet is dynamic and will grow in length.  Can someone tell me how to have the rows set themselves automatically?  I need to set set a scrollable viewport for the data.  I tried adding a Vscrollbar to my form but all that does is scroll the entire OLE box.  How do I anchor the box and scroll the Data.
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Question by:clarwc
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Expert Comment

by:Ajoy
ID: 1464104
what you can do is  take the data fom the spreadsheet and display in dbcontrol grid which has the scroll bars.This should solve your problem.

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by:clarwc
ID: 1464105
Ajoy,

Thanks, but I already have the Data in a FlexGrid but need to keep and Display it in a Spreadsheet as well.  How can I make the Vscroll bar scroll the data and not the entire OLE object.  T
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by:chdy
ID: 1464106
Option Explicit
Dim iSw&

Dim Xobj As Object
Dim XobjApp As Object

Dim A1%, B1%, C1%, D1%, E1%, F1%, G1%, H1%

Dim aCount%: Dim bCount%
Dim cCount%: Dim dCount%
Dim eCount%: Dim fCount%
Dim gCount%: Dim hCount%

Private Sub Form_Load()

Set Xobj = GetObject("c:\my documents\Data1.xls")
Xobj.Activate

End Sub

Private Sub chkStart_Click(value As Integer)

aCount = 0: bCount = 0
cCount = 0: dCount = 0
eCount = 0: fCount = 0
gCount = 0: hCount = 0

Xobj.Parent.Windows(1).Visible = True
Set XobjApp = Xobj.Application
XobjApp.Visible = True

If value = False Then
   
 Do
  DoEvents
 
  If chkStart.value = True Then
     Exit Do
  End If
   
  iSw = Int((8 * Rnd) + 1)      
  Debug.Print iSw

  Select Case iSw
         
         Case 1
              aCount = aCount + 1
              Xobj.Range("A4").value = aCount
             
         Case 2
              bCount = bCount + 1
              Xobj.Range("B4").value = bCount
         Case 3
              cCount = cCount + 1
              Xobj.Range("C4").value = cCount
         Case 4
              dCount = dCount + 1
              Xobj.Range("D4").value = dCount
         Case 5
              eCount = eCount + 1
              Xobj.Range("E4").value = eCount
         Case 6
              fCount = fCount + 1
              Xobj.Range("F4").value = fCount
         Case 7
              gCount = gCount + 1
              Xobj.Range("G4").value = gCount
         Case 8
              hCount = hCount + 1
              Xobj.Range("H4").value = hCount
     
     
      End Select

  Else
     chkStart.value = True
       
  End If

End Sub

Private Sub cmdStart_Click()
 Dim value As Boolean
   value = False
   chkStart_Click (value)
End Sub

I want to be content you....
Good Luck..  ^.^
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Author Comment

by:clarwc
ID: 1464107
i notice in the sample you provided a start_click event.  Should I add a "Start" command button to my form that has the OLE object  and relate the code you provided to the command button's click event?
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Author Comment

by:clarwc
ID: 1464108
chdy,

I inserted your code into the form containing my OLE object.  When I click the start button I got a "Else without if" error.

I commented out the following:

 If chkStart.value = True Then
         Exit Do
     
      'End If and then got a "do without loop" error.  I can't figure out what the loop argument should be or where it should go.  Sorry to ask such basic questions but I am VERY new to this.
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chdy earned 50 total points
ID: 1464109
Sorry !  clarwc...
 Select case iSw
        Case 1
            .
            .
            .

        Case 8
                     hCount = hCount + 1
                     Xobj.Range("H4").value = hCount
             
             
         End Select

         Loop  'This is the problem part
                   ' Sorry...^.^
         Else
            chkStart.value = True
               
         End If

       End Sub

 I'm Sorry. This case is My mistake about  Loop sentence ....
God blessing you.....
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