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Excel Macro, need to use key combination in macro

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In Excel I can access a function by pressing the Alt key, then the S key, then the R key and then the D key

I want to put this in a macro format where I run it and it would send these keys in Excel.

I have been trying the Application.sendkey without any luck.
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by:Martin Liss
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Are you trying to send Alt+SRD ?
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by:wilpitz
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No it needs to be each single key
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by:Martin Liss
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So Alt, the S then R then D? or Alt+S, Alt+R, Alt+D?
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Martin Liss earned 2000 total points
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Just in case, to send Alt+S do

Application.SendKeys("%S")
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by:wilpitz
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Yep got it to work!

Application.SendKeys ("%S")
Application.SendKeys ("R")
Application.SendKeys ("D")
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I'm glad I was able to help.

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