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How to run macro when sheet is selected from a workbook?

Author: Xiaoyang Last Modified: 2020-06-04

This article, I will talk about how to trigger a macro code when you select or activate a specific sheet from a workbook.

Run or execute a macro code when sheet is selected from a workbook with VBA code


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The following simple code can help you to trigger a macro code when activating a specific sheet, please do as this:

1. Right click the sheet tab that you want to execute the macro when activating it, and then choose View Code from the context menu, and in the opened Microsoft Visual Basic for applications window, copy and paste the following code into the blank Module:

VBA code: Run a macro code when activating a sheet from a workbook:

Private Sub Worksheet_Activate()
Call MyMacro
End Sub

doc run macro sheet selected 1

Note: In the above code, please change the macro name to your own.

2. Then save and close the code window, now, when you clicking or activating this specific sheet tab, this macro will be triggered immediately.


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Worksheet_Activate is not firing for me. Any clues?
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