If an Auto shape gets selected

SamMaynard

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Does anyone know how to make a msgbox show a message if an Excel auto shape (such as a line) gets selected. (I named my AutoShape, "MyLine").

The code needs to run if the object is selected by either right or left clicking it.

Thanks for the help.
 

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erik.van.geit

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Hello, SamMaynard,

You can attach a macro to you autoshape, but it will not be possible to catch a rightclick.

You could create your shape with an "Image" created with the "Control Toolbox". Then you can connect every right-and-left-click-code to the shape you want.

does this give you a start?

kind regards,
Erik
 

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