Excel Crashes when i change sheets then run insert line macro

nickstanley66

New Member
Joined
Apr 29, 2008
Messages
30
Hi

I have a number of very large documents (17mb) and growing.

on each sheet there are a large amount of rows that are hidden with data in up to 8000 rows

I have an macro that simply adds a new line

Sub new_line()
Selection.EntireRow.Insert , CopyOrigin:=xlFormatFromLeftOrAbove
ActiveCell.Offset(1, 0).Select
End Sub

This works fine on the sheet that is first opened but as soon as you move to another sheet and run the macro, you get the error message

"Excel cannot complete this task with the available resources. Choose Less data or close other applications"

the sheet then completely crashes and you have to close it
 

Some videos you may like

Excel Facts

Ambidextrous Undo
Undo last command with Ctrl+Z or Alt+Backspace. If you use the Undo icon in the QAT, open the drop-down arrow to undo up to 100 steps.

Watch MrExcel Video

Forum statistics

Threads
1,126,965
Messages
5,621,871
Members
415,862
Latest member
nascaline

We've detected that you are using an adblocker.

We have a great community of people providing Excel help here, but the hosting costs are enormous. You can help keep this site running by allowing ads on MrExcel.com.
Allow Ads at MrExcel

Which adblocker are you using?

Disable AdBlock

Follow these easy steps to disable AdBlock

1)Click on the icon in the browser’s toolbar.
2)Click on the icon in the browser’s toolbar.
2)Click on the "Pause on this site" option.
Go back

Disable AdBlock Plus

Follow these easy steps to disable AdBlock Plus

1)Click on the icon in the browser’s toolbar.
2)Click on the toggle to disable it for "mrexcel.com".
Go back

Disable uBlock Origin

Follow these easy steps to disable uBlock Origin

1)Click on the icon in the browser’s toolbar.
2)Click on the "Power" button.
3)Click on the "Refresh" button.
Go back

Disable uBlock

Follow these easy steps to disable uBlock

1)Click on the icon in the browser’s toolbar.
2)Click on the "Power" button.
3)Click on the "Refresh" button.
Go back
Top