Excel 2010 VBA, ActiveX DLL and Ribbon
Posted on 2011-03-14
Exploring the possibilities. I'm creating some classes in Class Modules for automating some of my routine development work (eg. create a combobox whcih is filled with data from a database via ADO). These will become ActiveX DLL via VB6. Now, in the new Ribbon, would it be possible to have a Ribbon tab from where I can launch a UserForm (from where I can select options like a wizard) just by adding the ActiveX Add In? ie. without also having to add an .xlam as well?
Can an expert point me in the right direction to learn how to do a Ribbon in Excel 2010 which will appear in Excel when the ActiveX DLL is Added In? And firing off the wizard?
Also re.2010. I got the RibbonX book by Robert Martin et al. Is the Excel 2010 a major change from 2007 > or are the 2007 Ribbon tutorials/tools still valid? (got VS2010 though newbie).