Introduction to Using Events


This and the remaining sections of this chapter are intended to provide a taste of some additional capabilities of VBA beyond the basic macro, for those who feel confident with the primer content to this point and would like to try something a bit more complex. These sections assume you’ve already mastered everything included in the primer to this point.

Events in VBA are procedures that run automatically when a specified event occurs. There are several types of events in VBA, such as those that occur with a specific document action (such as opening a document), an application-specific action (such as exiting the program), or an action taken in a dialog box (such as clicking a command button). In this section, the ...

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