Sub-Main or Startup form for Excel apps.

Excel 2016: How to set the 'start up' form or some other sub-main.

if I write an app in excel that has multiple forms and multiple modules, can I set which form starts when the user hits the green arrow 'Go' button from the VBA IDE ?

I am looking something like what visual studio has were you can set the 'start up' form or some other sub-main when the app runs.

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Wayne Taylor (webtubbs)Commented:
No, there's no such thing as the "startup form" in VBA. You will need to create a macro which opens your desired form, like this...

Sub OpenForm()
End Sub

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You will still need to call that macro manually though as the green "Run" button will only run the macro or form that the cursor is currently in. If the cursor is in neither, it will display the Macros dialog to allow you to select the macro to run.

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Wayne Taylor (webtubbs)Commented:
Also, to show a specific userform when someone opens your workbook, open the desired userform in the Workbook_Open() event in the ThisWorkbook module.
Roy CoxGroup Finance ManagerCommented:
Create a Ribbon Tab, see Ron de Bruin's Ribbon examples

Or if you want to use a userform designed as a Menu then use buttons on that form to run the various macros, see attached example.
sidwelleAuthor Commented:
Thanks for the help.
Roy CoxGroup Finance ManagerCommented:
Pleased to help
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