Excel 2010 VBA button on ribbon


Is it possible in Excel VBA 2010 to create a button on one of the existing Excel ribbons?

Murray BrownMicrosoft Cloud Azure/Excel Solution DeveloperAsked:
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ProfessorJimJamMicrosoft Excel ExpertCommented:
i am not sure what is the specific need, but you can customize the ribbon in Excel using a combination of XML and VBA. or you can add one of the built in existing commands into Excel ribbon which is explained here http://www.excel-easy.com/basics/ribbon.html

so which one are you looking for?

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Is it possible in Excel VBA 2010 to create a button on one of the existing Excel ribbons?

The answer is YES.
what do you need to be created and where.

Martin LissOlder than dirtCommented:
Here's an example courtesy of Ron de Bruin which uses this XML.

<customUI xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/office/2006/01/customui">

      <tab idMso="TabHome" >
        <group id="customGroup1" label="My Group" insertAfterMso="GroupEditingExcel">

          <button id="customButton1" label="Click Me" size="large" 
		onAction="Macro1" imageMso="HappyFace" />



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The new button is at the end of the 'Home' group.
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