RunAutoMacros Method of Workbook Object VBA

In VBA ‘RunAutoMacros’ Workbook method is used to runs the ‘xlRunAutoMacros’ which is attached to the workbook. Where xlRunAutoMacros’ can be one of these: xlAutoActivate or xlAutoDeactivate or xlAutoOpen or xlAutoClose. We can write these macros in the standard module. If auto run macros are available in workbook events then it will fire the auto run macros in the standard module before running in workbook events.

PREMIUM TEMPLATES LIMITED TIME OFFER

ON SALE80% OFF

50+ Project Management Templates Pack
Excel PowerPoint Word

Advanced Project Plan & Portfolio Template
Excel Template

Business Presentations Templates Pack
PowerPoint Slides

20+ Excel Project Management Pack
Excel Templates

20+ PowerPoint Project Management Pack
PowerPoint Templates

10+ MS Word Project Management Pack
Word Templates


Why we need RunAutoMacros Workbook using VBA?

If we want to run macros automatically in certain time we use RunAutoMacros method of Workbook object.

VBA RunAutoMacros Workbook – Syntax

Here is the syntax to RunAutoMacros workbook method using VBA.

Workbooks(“Your Workbook Name”).RunAutoMacros(Which As XlRunAutoMacro)

Where ‘Which’ is the required parameter. ‘Which’ can be one of the below.

Name Value Description
xlAutoActivate 3 Auto_Activate macros
xlAutoClose 2 Auto_Close macros
xlAutoDeactivate 4 Auto_Deactivate macros
xlAutoOpen 1 Auto_Open macros

In the above syntax we are using ‘RunAutoMacros‘ method of workbook object to run auto macros in the standard module.

VBA RunAutoMacros Workbook: Example 1

Please find the below example, It will show you how to run auto macros in the standard module.
Standard Module:

Private Sub Auto_Open()
MsgBox "Auto Open Event"
End Sub

Workbook Event:

Private Sub Workbook_Open()
MsgBox "Workbook Open Event"
End Sub

Explanation: You can write procedures in the standard module and then call those macros in the workbook events instead of writing it in Workbook event. Its use to navigate the code in the standard module while debugging the code.
Note:If we have written both the above macros in the same workbook, while running macro it will fire the AutoRun macro in the standard module first and then it will run workbook event.

VBA RunAutoMacros Workbook – Instructions

Please follow the below step by step instructions to execute the above mentioned VBA macros or codes:

  1. Open an Excel Workbook
  2. Press Alt+F11 to Open VBA Editor
  3. Insert a Module from Insert Menu
  4. Copy the above code for activating a range and Paste in the code window(VBA Editor)
  5. Save the file as macro enabled workbook
  6. Press ‘F5’ to run it or Keep Pressing ‘F8’ to debug the code line by line.
LIMITED TIME OFFER

Leave A Comment


Related pages


excel macro hotkeyenable macros in excel 2007 automaticallysumif function excelclose word document vbaeasy vlookup stepsdelete duplicates in excel columnactivecell.selecthow to find duplicates in excel 2003vlookup with exampleeliminate duplicates in exceldeleting rows in excelhow to use vlookup 2010vba basicsdelete rows in excel using vbapaste special valuessql quiz for interviewcreate userform excelweekly plan template excelremove duplicate records excelautofilter vba criteriasort alphabetically excelsql interview question answer pdffor loop excel vbahow to learn macro in excel 2007if statement in vbavba code functioncountif formulasexcel task management template freelookup vbaclose excel in vbalogical functions in excel with examplesexcel formula in vba codeexecute sql in vbaremove duplicate cells in excelvbscript code examplesoffset excel functioncopy worksheet in excelexcel developer tab 2007excel eliminate empty rowsexcel remove sheet protectionopening xlsx files in excel 2003macro delete rowexcel macro columnsimple vlookupvba saveprogrammer interview sqlmacro vba excelhow to shift columns in excelcheck box in excelexcel formula replaceadodb.connection closeschedule template powerpointproject status report ppt templateexcel xml tutorialvba connection stringspeed up excel macroexcel macro samplesexcel formulas tutorialfix vbahlook up excelvba excel closehlookup and vlookup in excel 2007 with exampleexcel 2003 vba tutorialproject status dashboard excelunhide excelactivex control definitionvba code in excel examplesadodb.connection connection stringc language interview questions and answers pdfxml vba excelexcel insert worksheetlookup formula excelwhere to find developer tab in excel 2010vba comboboxmerging sheets in excelmacro programing