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Screen updating

In the "Info..." option in ASAP Utilities you can find the same brief description of each tool.

As a result, of all this selecting and scrolling, the screen flickers whenever your recorded macro is played back. Screen Updating Those that are familiar with VBA code may also be aware of the term Application. Unfortunately those that really need to know about this term (those that can only record macros) are often not aware of it.

By setting Screen Updating to False at the Start of the macro, you will not only stop the constant screen flickering associated with recorded macro, but also greatly speed up the execution of the macro.

The reason it speeds up code is because Excel no longer needs to repaint the screen whenever it encounters such commands as Select, Activate, Large Scroll, Small Scroll and many others. Screen Updating=False should be placed at the Start of your macro like shown below Note how we have set the Screen Updating back to True on completion.

This can mean that what should take a matter of 1 to 3 seconds, often takes a lot longer.

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