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Distributing toolbar

  Asked By: Phil    Date: Sep 12    Category: MS Office    Views: 642
  

I have a workbbok in which I have written some macros. Afterwards, I have
created a toolbar and have assigned some macros to it. Now I want to distribute
this workbook's toolbar functionality to other users. How could I perform the
same?
I have tried it by creating an Add-In but when I install this Add-In, I do not
find the toolbar in new workbook.

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Answer #1    Answered By: Adalhelm Fischer     Answered On: Sep 12

In the VBA IDE, go into the project explorer, under the add-in  project, Excel
Objects, "This Workbook", Workbook_Open event, place your code to create and
populate the toolbar. Then in Excel, Tools -> Add-Ins, make sure you have your
add-in selected. Whenever you load Excel, the toolbar  should be visible.

Example toolbar code that would create a toolbar with a single "start" button
would look something like this:

Dim StartButton as CommandBarButton
Application.Commandbars.Add(Name:="MyAddin", temporary:=True).Visible = True

Set StartButton = Application.CommandBars("MyAddin").Controls.Add _
(Type:=msoControlButton, ID:=2950, temporary:=True)
With StartButton
.Style = msoButtonCaption
.Caption = "Start"
.OnAction = "MyStartRoutine"
.ToolTipText = "Start my custom addin"
End With

Application.CommandBars("MyAddin").Position = msoBarTop

In a module in your addin, you would need a sub called "MyStartRoutine" that
will execute when you click on the "Start" button on your toolbar.

 
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