Recently, whenever I open the Excel and close it, it always prompts me to save changes to book1 even though I have not made any changes. This started happening very recently. It is very strange that once the Excel is open and if I create new workbook and close it, it does not prompt me.… Read More »
Ctrl + Shift + Page Down will group two consecutive sheets (and accidentally cause a problem in VBA)
Recently, we encountered an issue in our production environment where so-far-nicely-working complex spreadsheet threw an exception on Range.Sort. The error description was “to do this all merged cells should be of same size”. Unfortunately there was no merged cell and Excel was still complaining about merged cell. Finally I figured out that the range contained… Read More »
I had a need to export all the emails’ meta data like From, To, Subject, Receive Date from Outlook. Quickly searching on the internet, I found the script at http://superuser.com/questions/816289/exporting-attachment-file-name-email-metadata-from-outlook-to-excel so I quickly created a spreadsheet and exported all the needed information. I have made following modification to the code Commented out exporting email body… Read More »
We have a complex macro enabled spreadsheet. Today we got a ticket from the business user that Excel is throwing error “Method ‘Sheets’ of object ‘_Global’ failed.”. I searched online but could not find the straight forward answer. None of the online discussion was giving the root cause of the error and everyone was discussing… Read More »
Here is a quick reference for Excel column letter to number mapping. Column Letter Column Number A 1 B 2 C 3 D 4 E 5 F 6 G 7 H 8 I 9 J 10 K 11 L 12 M 13 N 14 O 15 P 16 Q 17 R 18 S 19 T… Read More »
Have you ever faced a situation where suddenly all the buttons, drop downs and various controls are missing from your Excel spreadsheet? Well, it’s not gone but it is hidden. Here is the setting to make the controls visible. Go to File > Options > Advanced > Display options for this workbook > For objects,… Read More »
Have you ever had a situation where you wanted to replace the existing VBA code from Excel/Word and did not want to open up each file and change it? Well, remember that Excel and Word files are nothing but a zip file. You can easily create a program to replace the file from “zip” file.… Read More »
If you have mix of spreadsheets some of which contains R1C1 formula and if you try to change the R1C1, it comes back in certain spreadsheets. It is extremely frustrating to fix this issue where it is not working as it supposed to work. Here is the solution.
If you happen to occasionally work on Excel VBA, you would forget various functions and for a small but advanced VBA, you would have to use Google for each line of code. Here is all at one place.