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Old January 17th 09, 05:02 AM posted to microsoft.public.excel.newusers
Simon Lloyd[_69_] Simon Lloyd[_69_] is offline
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Default "Marching ants" around copied cell


Would that be the same if the code was saved in PERSONAL.xls?T. Valko;186308 Wrote:
The method that Simon is describing can only be used in the workbook in
which you place the code.

The method I use (which takes more work to setup) can be used in any
workbook.

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Biff
Microsoft Excel MVP


"Riccol" wrote in message
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Thanks, Simon. I'm going to tackle your instructions in the AM and

report
back after. (Your method sounds especially good as you say it kills

the
ants immediately after pasting.)

RC

Simon Lloyd wrote:
Press and hold Alt & F11, the VBE (visual basic editor) will open,

on
the left you will see a list of your worksheets and on called
ThisWorkbook, they are all code modules, double click the

Thisworkbook
and paste the code i gave.

If you are ever given code for a standard module then use Alt+F11 as
before and instead of double clicking Thisworkbook, right click in

that
area, choose Insert and then choose Module, then you can paste your

code
in there. The best way to learn is to record a macro while you are

doing
a task and then go back and take a look at the generated code, it's

true
to say that you will see a lot of code that is excess to

requirements
but it will give you a basic idea on how things are structured.



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Simon Lloyd

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Simon Lloyd
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