Can you display animated gifs on a userform?

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elgringo56

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Some time ago, some of us tried to figgure out a way to do just this and came to the conclusion that no, you cant. It seems that while a user form is in show, it is actually running, and in excel, only one thing can run at a time. Sorry
 

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Also, if you have access to Flash you can play a Flash movie on a Userform.
:cool:

Of course this becomes a lot more involved as you will need to have a player installed on the user-end and the Flash .swf will need to reside in the same directory as the xls.
 

Ivan F Moala

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ViperGTS said:
Also, if you have access to Flash you can play a Flash movie on a Userform.
:cool:

Of course this becomes a lot more involved as you will need to have a player installed on the user-end and the Flash .swf will need to reside in the same directory as the xls.

Hi Scott !! How are you my friend.

Also look here for an example from Scott (Flash) and en example using the WebBrowser control....

Splash screen using Flash macromedia
http://www.xcelfiles.com/Downloads_01.html


Userform animation
http://www.xcelfiles.com/Downloads_02.html
 

DRJ

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I think the web browser control will work great since the url can point to a local file. Thanks for the help.
 

HWL

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Animate with macro

I know this is an old post, but couldn't you in theory simulate animation by showing say, 3-10 different pictures in same position, with a macro?

Ideas???
 
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