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Add buttons to excel to trigger macro

Posted on 2010-11-17
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Last Modified: 2012-05-10
Hello .

I need to add buttons to execute macros.
Basically I need to connect to 10 database instances so need 10 buttons upon clicking them one by one macro will get triggered.
Please suggest

Question by:bond7
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Cristi_E earned 1000 total points
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Hi bond7,
Check the attached file!
For any questions please post!


Author Comment

ID: 34164361

I tried creating the button and assigning macros.
The macros that I have created are not coming up when I select assign macro ?
is there any reason why macros would not appear in list of macros but appear properly when I toggle and alt + F11 in vba editor.

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ID: 34165766
Why do you need to connect to 10 database instances?

Are they all different?

Author Comment

ID: 34171727

This is just to share my learning .
I understood why macros
appear frozen - - > I need to use alt + F11 to toggle back from excel worksheet to vba editor , otherwise they appear frozen.
macros do not appear issue  - > I need to remove private from sub declaration.

Regainng imnorie comment, there are ten different severs{Input system} , So I  need to record the max primary key for each so that I can know at real time the data movement.

They are ten different oracle servers located in ten different places.
I have implemented the macro with help of you guys in other questions.

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Expert Comment

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Why do you need 10 buttons?

Are you actually monitoring in real-time or are you taking a 'snapshot' for each server when required?

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