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Calling sub routine from a module

Posted on 2013-10-28
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Folks,
When I activate a worksheet  I call "NotifyUserGeneral":
Private Sub Worksheet_Activate()
NotifyUserGeneral
End Sub

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I have a module that contains "NotifyUserGeneral" below:
Option Explicit
Private mMessageDisplayed As Boolean
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Private Sub Worksheet_Activate()
    NotifyUserGeneral
End Sub
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Private Sub NotifyUserGeneral()
If ActiveSheet.ProtectContents = True And Not mMessageDisplayed Then
    MsgBox "Except for the data cells shaded in light blue with black font the rest of this worksheet is protected!"
    mMessageDisplayed = True
End If
End Sub
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Private Sub NotifyUserCell()
If ActiveSheet.ProtectContents = True And ActiveCell.Locked = True Then
    Msbbox "That cell is protected and cannot be changed!"
End If
End Sub
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However, I keep getting "Sub or Function not defined"  error when I activate the worksheet?
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Question by:Frank Freese
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Rgonzo1971 earned 500 total points
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Hi,

Private before your sub means that it can only be used in the module .

so change to

Sub NotifyUserGeneral()
If ActiveSheet.ProtectContents = True And Not mMessageDisplayed Then
    MsgBox "Except for the data cells shaded in light blue with black font the rest of this worksheet is protected!"
    mMessageDisplayed = True
End If
End Sub

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Regards
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by:Frank Freese
ID: 39605898
You nailed it!
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by:Frank Freese
ID: 39605899
thank you very much
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