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What New Manor of Evil if This???

What New Manor of Evil if This???

(OP)
So, this is hands down the craziest thing a computer program has done to me to date.
I have a very complicated (lots of command buttons, macros, sheets, complex equations) spreadsheet that is used as a template for specific cases.
It's been working fine for a long time. Suddenly the following thing started happening with a few of the command buttons. When you click them, they run their designated code, but simultaneously the button itself grows in size (hand to God). Every time you click it, it gets bigger. They will get humongous, I think they double each time, so we have exponential growth happening. So, I go into design mode and set them back to their original sizes. I again click on them to see if it's still happening. Well friends, the button now stays the same size, but the text in the button shrinks each time until it is teeny-tiny.
So, my question is: WTF?

RE: What New Manor of Evil if This???

I love this.... hostile user interface.
I have no idea how to fix your problem on this, but it's one of the more amusing issues I've seen in a very long time.
Can't wait to see what the solution is...

Best Regards,
Scott
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RE: What New Manor of Evil if This???

Howdy!

Using an external monitor / second screen perhaps?

Check out this thread:
https://stackoverflow.com/questions/1573349/excel-...

Hope this helps!

Cheers,
MakeItSo

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RE: What New Manor of Evil if This???

MakeItSo, I bet that is the problem. We have several workbooks where I work that do strange/weird things like this. Most people use the default resolution, but there are some who use external monitors as their sole monitor and use custom resolutions. But it's no as bad here as the OP's location. I bet he has one user who has a really off resolution that is using this regularly, and that's causing the issue. For ours, I've seen them get bigger AND I've seen them get smaller. It really is crazy to watch.

Also, in my situation, in those situations with the custom resolutions, the users are duplicating rather than extending the screens, since they do not even use the screen of their laptop/tablet.

Also, I tossed a star your way, bhujanga, for bringing this to light. Especially for the comical way of doing so. bigsmile

"But thanks be to God, which giveth us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ." 1 Corinthians 15:57

RE: What New Manor of Evil if This???

I want to see a video of this... XD

Just my $.02

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