how to create an excel popup on timer?

nadavrock

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lets say i have a task. i put the start time in excel. i want excel to popup alert me when time is up. how do i do that?
 

SpillerBD

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In Excel, Excel would have to be running first. You could build a VBA Event. There are some vulnerabilities to this running correctly if you run multiple sessions.
In Outlook(Desktop) may be better or similar. Though there is a move to the Online email services.
The best Reminder methods is the (probably) least known. Do a search on your Windows7 machine for "Task Scheduler". In Windows10, the Alarm Clock is better.
 

Logit

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Here is a simple timer that pops up a Message Box at the end of the time you set.
Presently, the time is set to 10 seconds. You can edit that to any length time you require.

Code:
Sub StartTimer()
Static SchedSave
    If SchedSave <> 0 Then
    Application.OnTime SchedSave, "TimeOver", , False
    End If
    SchedSave = Now + TimeValue("00:00:10")     '<--- Ten seconds .. adjust time as required
    Application.OnTime SchedSave, "TimeOver", , True
End Sub


Sub TimeOver()


MsgBox "Your time is up !"


End Sub
Paste the above code into a regular module. Paste a button on the sheet and attach it to the "StartTimer" macro.
 

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