troubleshooting Question

How do I add items to a ListBox in Excel VBA when the workbook first opens

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This relates to a previous Excel VBA Active X ListBox question resolved by EE expert dlmille.

I have a 'Menu' worksheet which, when activated, adds items to a ListBox. It works fine when I click on the 'Menu' worksheet tab from another sheet, but when I first open the workbook and it defaults to the 'Menu' worksheet the ListBox is empty. I have to move to another sheet, and then back to the 'Menu' sheet to add the list items.

Is there any way I can display the list items when the workbook first opens without having to display another sheet and then move back to the 'Menu' sheet ?

Also, can I display the first list item as the default selected item, as all the items are unselected when they are first displayed. I've attached the code to show you the procedure.

Private Sub Worksheet_Activate()
   For Row = 2 to 20
      ListBox1.AddItem Sheets("Tables").Cells(Row,10).Value
   Next Row
End Sub
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