help...new to mr. excel, how do you input a code?

trhlblue

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this may seem like a very simple question, but as I've been browsing the messages on mr. excel, I've seen responses with a code. If I want to use that code, how do I use it in excel? Do I create a macro? I know, I know, it's pathetic how naive I am with excel.

please, please help a girl out! :biggrin:
 

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texasalynn

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most of the time the code is a macro that is put into a module. But other times it goes into the worksheet. It just depends on the code and what it is doing. My suggestion is try it and see and a blank test file.
 

VoG

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Press ALT + F11 to open the Visual Basic Editor. Insert > Module. Come back here, select the code you want, press CTRL+C to copy it, go back to the VBE editor and press CTRL+V to paste it in.
 

erik.van.geit

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nice little trick
Control+click in the code (if codewindow is used) and everything is selected
 

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