How to auto-center checkbox in cell in Excel?
While inserting check boxes in cells in Excel, you might notice that it is hard to arrange all checkboxes orderly as the left screenshot shown. Actually, you can move all check boxes to cell center to keep them in order neatly. Method in this article can help you.
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To automatically center all checkboxes in cells in a current worksheet, please do as follows.
1. In the worksheet, you need to auto-center all checkboxes, press the Alt + F11 keys to open the Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications window.
2. In the Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications window, please click Insert > Module. Then copy and paste VBA code into the code window.
VBA code: Automatically center all checkboxes in cells
Sub CenterCheckbox () Dim xRg As Range Dim chkBox As OLEObject Dim chkFBox As CheckBox On Error Resume Next Application.ScreenUpdating = False For Each chkBox In ActiveSheet.OLEObjects If TypeName(chkBox.Object) = "CheckBox" Then Set xRg = chkBox.TopLeftCell chkBox.Width = xRg.Width * 2 / 3 chkBox.Height = xRg.Height chkBox.Left = xRg.Left + (xRg.Width - chkBox.Width) / 2 chkBox.Top = xRg.Top + (xRg.Height - chkBox.Height) / 2 End If Next For Each chkFBox In ActiveSheet.CheckBoxes Set xRg = chkFBox.TopLeftCell chkFBox.Width = xRg.Width * 2 / 3 chkFBox.Height = xRg.Height chkFBox.Left = xRg.Left + (xRg.Width - chkFBox.Width) / 2 chkFBox.Top = xRg.Top + (xRg.Height - chkFBox.Height) / 2 Next Application.ScreenUpdating = True End Sub
3. Press the F5 key. Then all checkboxes are moved into the center of the cells immediately as below screenshot shown.
Note: This VBA code can be applied to both CheckBox (ActiveX Control) and CheckBox (Form Control).
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- To post as a guest, your comment is unpublished.· 1 months agoThis worked great for me except it doesn't align it with the text in the next cell which is bottom aligned. Is there a way to align the checkboxes for bottom aligned in order to get them to align with the text in the next cell? Thanks!
- To post as a guest, your comment is unpublished.· 1 years agoYou VDA script is partly working. Because when i applied it, linked cell next to Checkbox get changed and got linked with a cell under it.