prompt for input upon opening a workbook

barrydb

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Help,
Is there a way to have an InputBox automatically
prompt for a date value when an Excel workbook is open.

I want this to occur when a workbook is first open and without having to run any code beforehand and without having to click on any command buttons.

Thanks
Barry
 

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Try adding this to the ThisWorkbook code module: -

Code:
Private Sub Workbook_Open()
Dim myDate As String

Do
    myDate = InputBox("Please enter a date")
    If IsDate(myDate) Then Exit Do
    MsgBox "No, a date please"
Loop
' do stuff with your date entry here

End Sub
 
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Thanks a lot.

It works great. I spent 5 hours this morning
trying to get that to work.

Barry
 
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