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API calls

Posted by Cory on July 30, 2001 8:03 AM

I want to be able to tap into Windows' resources and use them in parts of my VBA application. From what I undersatand this can be done using "API calls". Unfortunately, I've searched and searched and can't find any clear documentation on how to use the Windows API in Excel's VBA environment. Can someone give me a basic idea on how the APIs are used or at least where I can find this info in reference to Excel?

Thank a million,


Posted by Jerid on July 30, 2001 10:29 AM

Cory, Go to and download their API Guide it has helped we a lot in this area.

The API Guide is a tool you install on your PC it has over 830 functions that are available to you with syntax and examples.


Posted by Cory on July 30, 2001 1:03 PM

Thanks, Jerid! My head hurts after reading that, but I think it's exactly what I was looking for. A little study, a little research...