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Creating a menu for macros in Excel 2003

Posted on 2011-02-17
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I have used the embedded macro menu to organize some macros - this only works only in 2007, how can I get it to work in 2003?  I am open to using another menu system to organize the macros.
Thanks,
JP My-Add-in-Macro-Menu-all-workboo.xlam
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by:Eric Zwiekhorst
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Dear Easycapital, I use it like this in Excel 2003.

 


Private Sub Workbook_Open()
 With Application
         .Calculation = xlAutomatic
        .MaxChange = 0.001
 '  End With
  DeleteMenuItem
 
  With Application.CommandBars(1).FindControl(, ToolsMenuID) _
  '   .Controls.Add(msoControlButton)
    .Caption = MenuCaption
 .OnAction = ThisWorkbook.Name & "!" & MacroName
  'End With
End Sub

Private Sub DeleteMenuItem()
  Dim ToolsMenu As CommandBarControl
 
  On Error Resume Next
  Application.CommandBars(1).FindControl(, ToolsMenuID) _
    .Controls(MenuCaption).Delete
  On Error GoTo 0
End Sub

Private Sub Workbook_BeforeClose(Cancel As Boolean)
 ' DeleteMenuItem
 On Error Resume Next
 Application.ActiveWorkbook.Save
End Sub
Private Sub Workbook_BeforeSave(ByVal SaveAsUI As Boolean, Cancel As Boolean)
'Call UnHookMouse
'nonoH = True
End Sub
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by:Eric Zwiekhorst
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or create a manu like this
Sub CreateMenu()
'   This sub should be executed when the workbook is opened.
'   NOTE: There is no error handling in this subroutine

    Dim MenuSheet As Worksheet
    Dim MenuObject As CommandBarPopup

    Dim MenuItem As Object
    Dim SubMenuItem As CommandBarButton
    Dim Row As Integer
    Dim MenuLevel, NextLevel, PositionOrMacro, Caption, Divider, FaceId

''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''
'   Location for menu data
    Set MenuSheet = ThisWorkbook.Sheets("MenuSheet")
''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''

'   Make sure the menus aren't duplicated
    Call DeleteMenu
   
'   Initialize the row counter
    Row = 2

'   Add the menus, menu items and submenu items using
'   data stored on MenuSheet
   
    Do Until IsEmpty(MenuSheet.Cells(Row, 1))
        With MenuSheet
            MenuLevel = .Cells(Row, 1)
            Caption = .Cells(Row, 2)
            PositionOrMacro = .Cells(Row, 3)
            Divider = .Cells(Row, 4)
            FaceId = .Cells(Row, 5)
            NextLevel = .Cells(Row + 1, 1)
        End With
       
        Select Case MenuLevel
            Case 1 ' A Menu
'              Add the top-level menu to the Worksheet CommandBar
                Set MenuObject = Application.CommandBars("Formatting"). _
                    Controls.Add(Type:=msoControlPopup, _
                    Before:=PositionOrMacro, _
                    Temporary:=True)
                MenuObject.Caption = Caption
           
            Case 2 ' A Menu Item
                If NextLevel = 3 Then
                    Set MenuItem = MenuObject.Controls.Add(Type:=msoControlPopup)
                Else
                    Set MenuItem = MenuObject.Controls.Add(Type:=msoControlButton)
                    MenuItem.OnAction = PositionOrMacro
                End If
                MenuItem.Caption = Caption
                If FaceId <> "" Then MenuItem.FaceId = FaceId
                If Divider Then MenuItem.BeginGroup = True
           
            Case 3 ' A SubMenu Item
                Set SubMenuItem = MenuItem.Controls.Add(Type:=msoControlButton)
                SubMenuItem.Caption = Caption
                SubMenuItem.OnAction = PositionOrMacro
                If FaceId <> "" Then SubMenuItem.FaceId = FaceId
                If Divider Then SubMenuItem.BeginGroup = True
        End Select
        Row = Row + 1
    Loop
End Sub
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by:easycapital
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Zwiekhorst: Thank you for sharing.  I was not able to run them. I placed them under "Module" in the VBA editor section, but I was not able to set it up right.

Could you either embed a file with the suggested code, or take a look at the two files I created with your code?
Thanks,
JP Menu-1-approach.xls Menu-2-approach.xls
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by:Eric Zwiekhorst
ID: 34916911
You can umbed them in the workbook macro

please look at the file that I upload

Menu-1-approach-1-.xls
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by:easycapital
ID: 34920645
Zwiekhorst:
I want to apologize in advance.  What does the macro do?  I open the file in 2003 and nothing happens.  Could you explain me a little more?
Thanks,
JP
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Eric Zwiekhorst earned 250 total points
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The macro will run when opening the workbook.
It will create a menu sheet with all possible icons for the button.

Hope it will help you out.

KR

Eric
Menu-opbouw.xls
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by:yuppydu
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Here you go!

Tested and it works.

Hope is what you're looking for.
personal-menu.xls
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by:easycapital
ID: 34932465
Real nice!
Eric and yuppydu - Thanks.
Yuppydu - I am using your download right now.
JP
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