VBA to disable a sub within a module from running


Board Regular

I would like to use a pop prompt to disable a particular sub within a module from running?

The prompt would appear on opening of the workbook. If the user clicks "No" this would disable the sub from running.

Is this possible to achieve?

Many thanks

steve the fish

Well-known Member
Something like this within the ThisWorkbook module:

Private Sub Workbook_Open()

If MsgBox("Do you want to run macro?", vbYesNo) = vbYes Then
    Call macro1
End If

End Sub


Board Regular
Thanks Steve,

Apologies I don't think I was clear originally

There is one master macro which runs several other macros (using Call..) and the user does this by clicking a button. It is one the other sub macros that I need disabling if possible on opening.

thanks again, and hope I'm being clearer

steve the fish

Well-known Member
What do you need running if i open the workbook and click no?

What do you need running if i open the workbook and click yes?

If it isnt needed in a open event its best to do that via the button click.

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