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how do you pause excel query

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I have a simple web query that brings in data every second and writes to an Excel Worksheet. How do I pause it? So that I can look at the data for few minutes and then start it back up.
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zorvek (Kevin Jones) earned 250 total points
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What I would do is add a command button to the worksheet that runs a macro which sets a global switch. Monitor the switch in the code that does the query and only do the query if the switch is set one way. You will need a DoEvents in the query loop to allow Excel to process the button clicks.

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