Category Archives: Error

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Else Without If Error in VBA: Why Is it Happening?

What you’re seeing is a compile error that indicates that an Else (or ElseIf) keyword was not preceded by a correct If statement. Meaning, the compiler found an Else statement (which it will highlight for the user) without seeing an If statement in the lines

An Apple a Day Keeps “Object Required” Error Message Away

What is an apple? This potentially philosophical question is used in this article to introduce what causes the run-time error message “Object required (Error 424).” Consider the fruit Johnny Appleseed planted for homesteaders. The red, green, or yellow orb is an object. English speakers call

How to Fix Compile Error: Sub or Function Not Defined

What’s worse than getting a runtime error in Excel VBA? A compile error. That’s because the actual error is not always highlighted, rather the opening Sub or Function statement. “Sub or Function not Defined” indicates a compile error. VBA displays this message when it cannot

Subscript Out of Range: How Do You Fix It?

When running a VBA procedure, you might receive this error message “Run-time error ‘9’, Subscript out of range”. In this article, we will talk about the possible reasons for the occurrence of this error and the ways to fix it.  According to our recent review,

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ByRef Argument Type Mismatch Error: Fixes

In this article, we will look at the ByRef argument type mismatch error.  First, let us have a look at what is ByRef and the difference between ByRef and ByVal. In Visual Basic, you can pass an argument to a procedure or function by value or