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How do you 'kick off' a macro automatically when the excel spreadsheet is opened?
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Question by:ff_axel
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by:pacificdb
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Use a macro called "AutoExec".
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by:stubbs
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Name the macro Auto_Open

pacificdb: AutoExec is for Word macros that you want to run when you first start Word.
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bruintje earned 40 total points
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in your Excel workbook

open the Code editor with ALT + F11
then insert this code in the thisworkbook object

Private sub Workbook_Open()
  msgbox "opening1"
end sub

or preferable..insert a new module

and insert this code

sub Auto_open()
  msgbox "opening2"
end sub

both will run on the open, but the first is a bit troublesome when debugging code...

HTH:O)Bruintje
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