Controlling mouse with VBA

Is it possible to control the mouse with VBA command, reference or an activex control ?
I mean both moving and clicking.
Crawler77Asked:
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Mike TomlinsonMiddle School Assistant TeacherCommented:
Sure...you can use mouse_event() or the newer SendInput():

Option Explicit

Private Type POINTAPI
    x As Long
    y As Long
End Type

Private Const MOUSEEVENTF_LEFTDOWN = &H2
Private Const MOUSEEVENTF_LEFTUP = &H4

Private Declare Function GetCursorPos Lib "user32" (ByRef lpPoint As POINTAPI) As Long
Private Declare Function SetCursorPos Lib "user32" (ByVal x As Long, ByVal y As Long) As Long
Private Declare Sub mouse_event Lib "user32" (ByVal dwFlags As Long, ByVal dx As Long, ByVal dy As Long, ByVal cButtons As Long, ByVal dwExtraInfo As Long)

Private Sub LeftClick(ByVal x As Long, ByVal y As Long)
    ' store the current position
    Dim startPos As POINTAPI
    GetCursorPos startPos
    
    ' set the desired position
    SetCursorPos x, y
    
    ' left click
    mouse_event MOUSEEVENTF_LEFTDOWN, 0, 0, 0, 0
    mouse_event MOUSEEVENTF_LEFTUP, 0, 0, 0, 0
    
    ' restore the original position
    SetCursorPos startPos.x, startPos.y
End Sub

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RDWaibelCommented:
Are you talking about automating the mouse to move with out ANY user intervention?
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Crawler77Author Commented:
Thanks very much Idle_Mind.
That was EXACTLY what I asked for.
A well deserved 500 points goes to you :)
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Crawler77Author Commented:
Yes RDWaibel I was asking for that. And above code works perfect.
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