Excel VBA

Is there a way to build a timer into the code to let you know how long the program ran?
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Rgonzo1971Commented:
Hi,

pls refer to http://stackoverflow.com/questions/198409/how-do-you-test-running-time-of-vba-code

or the simple

Dim start_time, end_time
start_time = Now()
' Do your stuff here '
end_time = Now()
MsgBox(DateDiff("s", start_time, end_time))

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Regards
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Martin LissOlder than dirtCommented:
If you want to find out how long the workbook was open then in the VBE (click Alt+F11 to get there) and if you don't already have a module go to Insert|Module and add one. At the top of the module put

Public gStartTime As Date

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Then add this code in 'ThisWorkbook"


Private Sub Workbook_BeforeClose(Cancel As Boolean)
Dim intMin As Integer
Dim intSec As Integer
intSec = DateDiff("s", gStartTime, Now())
intMin = intSec \ 60
MsgBox "The program ran for " & DateDiff("m", gStartTime, Now()) & " minutes and " & intSec & " seconds"
End Sub

Private Sub Workbook_Open()
gStartTime = Now()
End Sub

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Here's a workbook that does it.
Q-28234339.xlsm
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