Watching dialog box response

craigyg

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Is there a way to record what a user selects from one of Excel's built in dialog boxes? Specifically, I want to record whether a user selects "OK" or "Cancel" and then have different things happen depending on what they select.
 

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Von Pookie

MrExcel MVP
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Sure.

An example of one way you could do it:

Code:
Dim ans As Variant

ans = MsgBox("Click OK or Cancel", vbOKCancel)

If ans = vbOK Then
    MsgBox "You selected OK"
Else
    MsgBox "You selected Cancel"
End If

There are variations on this, of course :)
 

craigyg

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What about if I am using one of Excel's built in dialog boxes
(i.e. xlDialogWorkbookUnhide)
 

Cbrine

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Dec 2, 2003
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Craigyg,
It's pretty well the same as VP, but using the .dialogs().show instead.

Code:
Private Sub CommandButton1_Click()
Dim result As String

result = Application.Dialogs(xlDialogWorkbookUnhide).Show
MsgBox result
End Sub

If the user presses cancel, you get a false. If they press OK, the selected sheet is unhidden and True is returned.

HTH
Cal
 

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