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How to select all checkboxes using a single checkbox in Excel?

Checkboxes are very useful for our Excel users, with a list of checkboxes, we can select some options on a worksheet. If there are lots of checkboxes need to be selected at once, select them one by one will be tedious and time-consuming. Here, I can introduce you to select all checkboxes using a single checkbox, that is to say, when you check this master checkbox, all of the checkboxes of current worksheet will selected immediately.

Select all checkboxes using a single checkbox with VBA code

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To select all checkboxes of a worksheet by using a single master checkbox checking, please do with following steps:

1. First, you can add a checkbox, and name it as Select All, this will be your master checkbox, see screenshot:


2. Then hold down the ALT + F11 keys, and it opens the Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications window.

3. Click Insert > Module, and paste the following code in the Module Window.

VBA code: select all checkboxes using a single checkbox

Sub SelectAll_Click()
'Update 20150309
Dim xCheckBox As CheckBox
For Each xCheckBox In Application.ActiveSheet.CheckBoxes
    If xCheckBox.Name <> Application.ActiveSheet.CheckBoxes("Check Box 1").Name Then
        xCheckBox.Value = Application.ActiveSheet.CheckBoxes("Check Box 1").Value
    End If
End Sub

4. And then save and close this code, go back to the worksheet, right click the Select All checkbox, and choose Assign Macro from the context menu, see screenshot:


5. In the Assign Macro dialog box, click SelectAll_Click option in the Macro name list box, and then click OK button to close this dialog, see screenshot:


6. And now, when you check the master Select All check box, all the other checkboxes of current worksheet have been checked at once.


Note: In the above code, Check Box 1 is the name of your master check box, you can view it in the Name Box by right clicking it, and change it to your need.


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