Vb6 stop screen updating

This tip (9151) applies to Microsoft Excel 2007, 2010, and 2013.

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The following macro lines will, respectively, turn off screen updating and then turn it back on in a VBA macro.

The idea is to use the first line near the beginning of your macro, and then use the second line near the end.

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Article contributed by Daryl Lucas Many people know they can speed execution of Word Automation by turning off screen updating: Word. Screen Updating = False Many do not know, however, that they can get an even greater speed boost by hiding the application altogether.

This means that the Excel screen can look like it has "gone crazy" while the macro is running.

One thing you may want to do with your macro to make it run faster and to prevent distracting flashes on the screen is to turn off screen updating while the macro is running.

This means that the Word screen can look like it has "gone crazy" while the macro is running.

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Here is an example from a Visual Basic client: In the above example, Word launches but does not appear anywhere on the screen. (It does, though, show up in NT's Task Manager, in its list of running processes.) Despite this apparent lack of response, Word is very active and quite capable of doing everything it is told-creating a new document, inserting the message, , saving the file, closing it, and quitting.

You can verify this by launching Word the old-fashioned way and opening File1 at the bottom of the File menu after running the sample code.

Has Auto Refresh been renamed something obscure that's now 15 levels deep in form object property references, has it been removed because Uncle Microsoft knows what's best for us, or am I confused about what I used to be able to do?

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