Automatic sort in another sheet

rebelroy

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Hi all,

My 2003 workbook has two sheets - 'Data' and 'Front'

The user enters data in five columns - A-E in the 'data' sheet. The entered data is a dynamic named range called 'members' which grows/shrinks according as data is entered/deleted. A cell in the 'Front' sheet is validated to show the 'members' list.

I've provided a button in the data sheet to sort the data using the following code recorded with the macro recorder which works fine.

Code:
Private Sub CommandButton1_Click()
 
Range("A5:E5").Select
    Range(Selection, Selection.End(xlDown)).Select

Sheet2.Unprotect "password"

    Selection.Sort Key1:=Range("E5"), Order1:=xlAscending, Key2:=Range("D5") _
        , Order2:=xlAscending, Key3:=Range("B5"), Order3:=xlDescending, Header _
        :=xlGuess, OrderCustom:=1, MatchCase:=False, Orientation:=xlTopToBottom _
        , DataOption1:=xlSortNormal, DataOption2:=xlSortNormal, DataOption3:= _
        xlSortNormal

Sheet2.Protect "password"
 
End Sub
In order to provide for a situation where the user forgets to sort the data manually by using the button, I want the data to sort automatically when the 'Front' sheet is activated.

How can this be done please?
 

GTO

MrExcel MVP
Joined
Dec 9, 2008
Messages
6,154
Not tested, but as it appears this is happening on (codename) Sheet2, maybe:

In the worksheet's module:

<font face=Courier New><SPAN style="color:#00007F">Option</SPAN> <SPAN style="color:#00007F">Explicit</SPAN><br>    <br><SPAN style="color:#00007F">Private</SPAN> <SPAN style="color:#00007F">Sub</SPAN> CommandButton1_Click()<br>    <SPAN style="color:#00007F">Call</SPAN> SortMe<br><SPAN style="color:#00007F">End</SPAN> <SPAN style="color:#00007F">Sub</SPAN><br>    <br><br><SPAN style="color:#00007F">Private</SPAN> <SPAN style="color:#00007F">Sub</SPAN> SortMe()<br><SPAN style="color:#00007F">Dim</SPAN> lLRow <SPAN style="color:#00007F">As</SPAN> <SPAN style="color:#00007F">Long</SPAN><br><br>    <SPAN style="color:#00007F">With</SPAN> Sheet2<br>        .Unprotect "password"<br>        <br>        lLRow = .Range("A:E").Find("*", .Range("A1"), xlValues, xlPart, xlByRows, xlPrevious).Row<br>        <br>        .Range("A5:E" & lLRow).Sort Key1:=.Range("E5"), Order1:=xlAscending, Key2:=.Range("D5") _<br>        , Order2:=xlAscending, Key3:=.Range("B5"), Order3:=xlDescending, Header _<br>        :=xlGuess, OrderCustom:=1, MatchCase:=False, Orientation:=xlTopToBottom _<br>        , DataOption1:=xlSortNormal, DataOption2:=xlSortNormal, DataOption3:= _<br>        xlSortNormal<br>        <br>        .Protect "password"<br>    <SPAN style="color:#00007F">End</SPAN> <SPAN style="color:#00007F">With</SPAN><br><br><SPAN style="color:#00007F">End</SPAN> <SPAN style="color:#00007F">Sub</SPAN><br>    <br><SPAN style="color:#00007F">Private</SPAN> <SPAN style="color:#00007F">Sub</SPAN> Worksheet_Deactivate()<br>    <SPAN style="color:#00007F">Call</SPAN> SortMe<br><SPAN style="color:#00007F">End</SPAN> <SPAN style="color:#00007F">Sub</SPAN><br></FONT>

Hope this helps,

Mark
 
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