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Posted on 2013-12-05
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Folks,
My worksheets have command buttons. When I activate a worksheet I send the cursor to a cell location. Instead of a cell location how about to a command button, e.g., "cmdPrintSheet"
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Question by:Frank Freese
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by:andrew_man
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Sub P()

    Selection.PrintOut Copies:=1, Collate:=True, IgnorePrintAreas:=False
End Sub
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by:andrew_man
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and link to a button or an image
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by:Frank Freese
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Andrew,
Confused here?
What I am looking for is the ability to go to a command button when the sheet is activated. I did not see that in you suggestion or did not understand. I already have the code behind the command button.

In Access I can do this
cmdPrint.SetFocus
when a form opens.

In Excel I do this Range("A1")
I was thinking something along this line:

Sheet1.Controls("cmdPrint" ).Select

in the worksheet_activate section.
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by:andrew_man
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Range("A1").selected
Selection.PrintOut Copies:=1, Collate:=True, IgnorePrintAreas:=False

I suggest you should post your worksheet here!
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by:Frank Freese
ID: 39698615
OK...see attached
When this worksheet activates I would like it to have the command button
 "cmdDisplayResultsShaded" selected.
Thanks
MoveToCommandDisplayData.xlsm
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by:Frank Freese
ID: 39698677
Please used this file instead - the other has problems
Sorry about that
MoveToCommandDisplayData.xlsm
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by:Norie
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Why do you want to select/goto the command button?
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by:andrew_man
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Asker,

What is the version of your excel?
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by:Frank Freese
ID: 39698752
Excel 2007 version
The reason is I'd like to set a default for the user that is not a cell.
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Norie earned 2000 total points
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Not sure what you mean but you can select the button with this.
Shapes("cmdDisplayResultsShaded").Select

Open in new window

Don't know if it'll make the button 'default'.
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by:Frank Freese
ID: 39698860
imnorie,
Since the worksheet will be protected I had to check "Edit objects" before I protected the worksheet. When I did that your code worked.
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by:Frank Freese
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I've requested that this question be closed as follows:

Accepted answer: 0 points for fh_freese's comment #a39698860

for the following reason:

Folks,
I accepted Imnorie's code with this only change. Since the worksheet will be protected I had to check "Edit objects" before I protected the worksheet. When I did that your code worked.
Thanks to all -
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by:andrew_man
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Do you think no any solutions?
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by:Frank Freese
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Did not intend to award myself points but instead Imnorie.
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by:Frank Freese
ID: 39698937
thanks
sorry for the mix up
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by:andrew_man
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Good!
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by:Norie
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fh_freeze

Glad it worked.

Wasn't sure about protection as the worksheet in the attached workbook didn't appear to be protected.
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