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VB Excel - Global Macro run when columns are added / removed

VB Excel - Global Macro run when columns are added / removed

VB Excel - Global Macro run when columns are added / removed


Is there a way to create a global macro for a workbook that is triggered when columns are added or removed from specific sheets within a workbook?

The goal is to alert the user that adding or removing columns may prevent the other macros from working. Another option with the alert box might be to undo the last add column or delete column operation.

Any ideas?



RE: VB Excel - Global Macro run when columns are added / removed

Not directly, workbook level event procedure Private Sub Workbook_SheetChange(ByVal Sh As Object, ByVal Target As Range) returns sheet reference Sh, it is possible to test if it is the specific sheet, and Target, Target.Address returns whole rows/columns address when they are added or removed (also, when all formulas in row/column change), check this and display warnings or undo.
The Change event procedure can be fired for specific worksheet if it is in worksheet module.

Worksheet protection can be set for adding/removing rows/columns (four options), workbook structure protection can be set to block adding/removing sheets, all without code.


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