How to trigger or run a Macro by clicking a specific cell in Excel?
While working with Microsoft Excel, you may know how to run a certain Macro with a Command Button. But do you know how to run a Macro by just clicking on a specific cell in a worksheet? This article will show you method of triggering a Macro by clicking on a specific cell in details.
The following VBA code can help you to run a Macro by clicking a specific cell in Excel. Please do as follows.
1. On the worksheet with the cell you need to click to run a Macro, right click the sheet tab, and then click View Code from the context menu.
2. In the Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications window, copy and paste the below VBA script into the Code window.
VBA code: Trigger or run a Macro by clicking a specific cell
Option Explicit Private Sub Worksheet_SelectionChange(ByVal Target As Range) If Selection.Count = 1 Then If Not Intersect(Target, Range("D4")) Is Nothing Then Call MyMacro End If End If End Sub
1. In the code, D4 is the cell you will click to run Macro;
2. Please replace the code name MyMacro with the Macro you will run in the worksheet. See screenshot:
3. Press the Alt + Q keys simultaneously to close the Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications window.
From now on, when clicking on cell D4 in current worksheet, your specified Macro will be triggered immediately.
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