Flashing cell in microsoft excel 2010

benfitz1989

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I am trying to write a code for flashing cell in Microsoft excel 2010.
I am using a code found online to do this however I continually get an error, the bold line

Runtime error '1004'
Method 'OnTime' of object'_Application' failed

Dim NextTime As Date


Sub StartFlash()
NextTime = Now + TimeValue("00:00:01")
With ActiveWorkbook.Styles("Flashing").Font
If .ColorIndex = xlAutomatic Then .ColorIndex = 3
.ColorIndex = 5 - .ColorIndex
End With
Application.OnTime NextTime, "StartFlash"
End Sub


Sub StopFlash()
Application.OnTime NextTime, "StartFlash", schedule:=False
ActiveWorkbook.Styles("Flashing").Font.ColorIndex = xlAutomatic
End Sub
 

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Do you actually have a Styles called "Flashing" on your computer ??
That is most likely your problem !!
 
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You'll get that error if StopFlash runs when StartFlash hasn't been run. How are you running the code?
 
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