Redefining Keyboard using VBA

AliCat

Board Regular
Joined
Aug 8, 2002
Messages
82
Hi folks,

I'm entering times on a sheet and to save my little fingers, I want to redefine the ENTER key on the numerick keypad to give me a COLON :)), but only in the specific workbook.

I've looked up the Help!!! and come away with the following code,

Sub OldKey()
Application.OnKey "{ENTER}", "NewKey"
End Sub

Sub NewKey()
Application.SendKeys (":")
End Sub

but it's not working.

Where am I going wrong.???

Help appreciated, thanks.
 

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HarryB

New Member
Joined
Oct 10, 2004
Messages
1
Probably there is nothing wrong, but you did not realise that you defined the {ENTER} of the numeric keypad. Use "~" for the normal ENTER.
 

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