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Old March 26th 19, 06:46 PM posted to microsoft.public.excel.programming
Lynn McGuire[_3_] Lynn McGuire[_3_] is offline
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Default executing VBA macro in Excel from OLE

On 3/26/2019 12:47 PM, Lynn McGuire wrote:
How does one execute a VBA macro in Excel from OLE ?* I cannot get the
C++ code to work.


BTW, I am using the C++ code from

I am calling AutoWrap with name of the VBA macro in the
visualBasicMacroName string. I am getting an error that the
pDisp-GetIDsOfNames call in AutoWrap is not finding the VBA method.

VARIANT result1;
VariantInit ( & result1);
std::string errorMsg = "Executing Visual Basic Macro, " +
visualBasicMacroName + " (ExecuteVisualBasicMacro)";
WCHAR methodName [1000];
charToWchar (visualBasicMacroName.c_str (), methodName, sizeof
(methodName) / sizeof (WCHAR));
AutoWrap (DISPATCH_METHOD, & result1, pExcelWorkbooks, methodName,
errorMsg, 0);