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I have two subs "Full" and "Small"

I have two buttons for these subs (they determine whether excel is in full screen mode or not)

I would like one button that defaulys on entry to the spreadsheet to "Small" then if that is clicked, changes to "Full"

This is to make the spreadsheet cleaner

Many thanks
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Phillip BurtonDirector, Practice Manager and Computing ConsultantCommented:
You have entered this under "Visual Basic Classic", yet you refer to a spreadsheet, which makes me believe you are talking about VBA.

Please clarify.
Seamus2626Author Commented:
Well, the buttons are from the developer tab and activating VB code on pressing them, so its both excel and VB

Phillip BurtonDirector, Practice Manager and Computing ConsultantCommented:
No, it's Excel and VBA. VB is a separate application - it's part of Visual Studio, or a 12 year old application,  It's very important to get that terminology right, otherwise people might think that you are trying to interact Visual Studio with Excel.

So, now I know what you are talking about, please find attacehd a sample workbook with that button.

The VBA is as follows:

Sub Button1_Click()
With ActiveSheet.Shapes("Button 1").TextFrame.Characters
    If .Text = "Small" Then
        .Text = "Full"
        .Text = "Small"
    End If
End With
End Sub

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Glen RichmondCustomer Reporting Programmer.Commented:
Writting this freehand in this window so may need tweaks, but somthign like this called on Button click ..

sub ChangeButton()

  If MyButton.Cation="Small" then 
     'do somthign in code here to call the FULL methods.
     'do somthign in code here to call the SMALL methods.
 end if

End Sub

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Seamus2626Author Commented:
RE the correct terminology, i understand now

The toggling is perfect, however, i need the buttons to call the sub as well.

So in the uploaded file i am when "return to excel" is pressed i want sub "small" called, when "Full Screen" is pressed, i want "Full" called

Many thanks
Glen RichmondCustomer Reporting Programmer.Commented:
just call the subs as i have in my example when the Button click event occurs you call the caption change sub, this handles the call to Small() and Full() too.

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Seamus2626Author Commented:
Thanks Guys!
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