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by Borhelstu / August 10, 2005 7:57 PM PDT

Hi everybody!
Does anybody know how to create a button which automatically inserts a certain (header and) footer? e.g. in Excel.
I've seen this once but I can't remember where it was..

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Re: button and macro
by Kees Bakker / August 10, 2005 10:50 PM PDT
In reply to: MS Office


The steps to take:
1. Create (record and/or program) a macro that does what you want.
2. Insert a button and assign the macro to it.

The Excel help will certainly tell you how to do step 2. Step 1 might be more difficult, depending on your wishes.


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Don'T work
by Borhelstu / August 14, 2005 7:03 PM PDT
In reply to: Re: button and macro

Yeah I'm trying, but this ain't workin.
Is there maybe some visual basic programing involved? That's something I'm not capable of.
Who can help?

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Re: macro
by Kees Bakker / August 15, 2005 4:27 AM PDT
In reply to: Don'T work

If you can record the macro totally, there's no need to program in VBA.
If there are decisions involved, or variable locations of data, you need to program indeed. If you can't do that, you must be much clearer in what you want and why a simple recording of a macro doesn't work (and even then it's doubtful if anybody on this forum will provide you with the exact code you need), or invest some time in learning to program yourself or invest some money in hiring somebody to do it for you.


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