What event to use?

akeeping

New Member
Joined
Sep 28, 2002
Messages
1
I have a macro that writes the results of formula into another cell location. Ideally, this should happen whenever the contents of a particular input cell change. I hooked the macro to the "worksheet_change" event. Not suprisingly, when it fires, it continues to loop since the macro is generating a "change" event. Any thoughts??
 

Excel Facts

Lock one reference in a formula
Need 1 part of a formula to always point to the same range? use $ signs: $V$2:$Z$99 will always point to V2:Z99, even after copying

Barrie Davidson

MrExcel MVP
Joined
Feb 10, 2002
Messages
2,330
On 2002-09-29 05:59, akeeping wrote:
I have a macro that writes the results of formula into another cell location. Ideally, this should happen whenever the contents of a particular input cell change. I hooked the macro to the "worksheet_change" event. Not suprisingly, when it fires, it continues to loop since the macro is generating a "change" event. Any thoughts??

Put this before your code:
Application.EnableEvents = False

and put this at the end of your code (very important to include this):
Application.EnableEvents = True

Regards,
 

Forum statistics

Threads
1,181,108
Messages
5,928,105
Members
436,588
Latest member
mummabare

We've detected that you are using an adblocker.

We have a great community of people providing Excel help here, but the hosting costs are enormous. You can help keep this site running by allowing ads on MrExcel.com.
Allow Ads at MrExcel

Which adblocker are you using?

Disable AdBlock

Follow these easy steps to disable AdBlock

1)Click on the icon in the browser’s toolbar.
2)Click on the icon in the browser’s toolbar.
2)Click on the "Pause on this site" option.
Go back

Disable AdBlock Plus

Follow these easy steps to disable AdBlock Plus

1)Click on the icon in the browser’s toolbar.
2)Click on the toggle to disable it for "mrexcel.com".
Go back

Disable uBlock Origin

Follow these easy steps to disable uBlock Origin

1)Click on the icon in the browser’s toolbar.
2)Click on the "Power" button.
3)Click on the "Refresh" button.
Go back

Disable uBlock

Follow these easy steps to disable uBlock

1)Click on the icon in the browser’s toolbar.
2)Click on the "Power" button.
3)Click on the "Refresh" button.
Go back
Top