Category Archives: Automation

How Do You Fix an Automation Error in VBA?

One of the more frustrating errors to occur in VBA is the Automation Error.  It can often pop up for no apparent reason despite your code looking perfect. Reasons for This Error There are a variety of reasons that this can occur. Microsoft Office is

The VBA OnTime Method : How to Set Up Scheduled Tasks

With Application.OnTime, you can schedule a macro (a procedure) to run at a specific time in the future. This is especially useful for setting up scheduled tasks which you want your computer to kick-off while you’re away from your computer, such as night jobs. OnTime

How to Pause a Macro: The VBA Wait Method

The VBA Wait method is used to pause the execution of a macro, suspending all Microsoft Excel activities until a certain time is elapsed. Syntax Application.Wait(time) The function requires one mandatory parameter input of time, which is the time you want the macro to resume,

Excel VBA, Export Worksheet to Blank Access Table

In this article I will explain how you can export values from an excel worksheet to a new blank Access table. – Step 1: The first step would be to connect to an existing access database or create a new access database. In this example we

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VBA, Open Access Database From Excel

In this article I will explain how you can open an existing Access database from Excel using VBA. If you wish to only import the data into excel you could use the topic covered in the article below: Excel Connect To External Data (Access Database ) In

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VBA, Excel Automation From Other Applications

In this article I will explain how you can automate an Excel workbook from another application. There are basically two methods for automation: Early binding Late binding I have explained the difference between these two methods when I was explaining about word automation: VBA, Automating

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VBA, Write Excel Values to Word Document

In this article I will explain how you can write data from an excel workbook to a word document. The first step in doing this is to determine where the code is going to be written. There are 3 options: In the excel workbook In the