Excel flashes when working with shapes

spacebouncer

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Hi. Shapes in Excel seem to flash a lot even carrying out simple actions like selecting shapes. Does anyone have any ideas for reducing/limiting this or is it just a consequence of the program?


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Thanks Peter, I'll definitely need to tidy up putting this in a few more places.

But the shapes still flash even without code. Just selecting some shapes can make the flash. Lack of RAM maybe?
 
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